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Business
THE STATE BANKER OF INDIA

It began as a slip of a girl in a blue sari. In a male bastion, the queen of Indian banking who took the helm of SBI at a time of financial gloom wears her crown well

24 December 2014
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Business
THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN

Zen and the art of being the emperor of a jewellery business in India. The man from Thrissur in Kerala has set the gold standard for transparency in the industry

24 December 2014
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Art & Culture
The Enduring Legend of Rajini

Lingaa is a rollercoaster that hurtles to a stop, leaving fans craving bigger thrills, but there is no end in sight for the cult of Rajinikanth

18 December 2014
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Art & Culture
A Broken Record

The rarefied world of the Carnatic mandolin, orphaned after the untimely death of its pioneering exponent U Shrinivas, faces an existential crisis

03 December 2014
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India
Another Day in Paradise

We travel through Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district where 29 idyllic villages are set to make way for Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu’s promised capital city of Singapore-in-Andhra

27 November 2014
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Living
The Primal Flavours of Telangana

In Hyderabad, a city where you are what you eat, we look for the original, minimalist cuisine of India’s newest state

20 November 2014
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India
The Invisible Empress of Surrealistan

How Jayalalithaa still rules Tamil Nadu

06 November 2014

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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