V Shoba

YS Jaganmohan Reddy emerged the biggest winner in south India, where anti-incumbency was the insurmountable wall
General Election 2019
The Southern Frontier

The BJP put up its best-ever show in Karnataka but stopped short of making headway in Kerala and Tamil Nadu

23 May 2019
Mohammad Zahran Hashim (fourth from left) in an undated photograph released by the Islamic State-affiliated Amaq News Agency
Sri Lanka: The Hunt Widens

As Sri Lankan investigators unpeel layers of Islamist radicalisation unleashed by one man, Mohammad Zahran Hashim, V Shoba follows the terror trail on an Island still reeling from the Easter Sunday attacks

02 May 2019
Sri Lanka: Prayer After Horror
Cover Stories
Sri Lanka: Prayer After Horror

A report from ground zero

25 April 2019
Y Devendrappa and B Sriramulu at a roadshow in Chilakanahatti, Ballari
General Election 2019
Back to Ballari

Can the BJP win back its stronghold in northern Karnataka from a crusader against corruption?

18 April 2019
Su Venkatesan CPM candidate from Madurai
General Election 2019
Follow the Script

Keeping Karunanidhi’s literary legacy alive in the arena

10 April 2019
Kanimozhi Karunanidhi
General Election 2019
Kanimozhi Karunanidhi: Daughter Dutiful

V Shoba catches up with Kanimozhi Karunanidhi as the charismatic DMK leader makes her electoral debut in Thoothukudi

10 April 2019
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, leader of YSR Congress Party, in Pulivendula, YSR-Kadapa district
General Election 2019
Andhra Pradesh: Hot War

V Shoba reports on the unequal fight in Andhra Pradesh where the TDP of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu struggles against a resurgent YSR Congress led by Jagan Mohan Reddy

04 April 2019
Pawan Kalyan
General Election 2019
Pawan Kalyan: ‘Naidu has lost control of governance’

V Shoba in conversation with Pawan Kalyan

04 April 2019
Rahul Gandhi with HD Deve Gowda
General Election 2019
Death of Chemistry

The mistrust within the Congress-JDS coalition adds to BJP’s advantage in Karnataka

19 March 2019
A protest demanding swift investigation into the sex abuse racket in Pollachi on March 12
The Gender Card

The outrage at the Pollachi sex abuse racket gives Opposition politicians a foothold in the battle to win the trust of women, a constituency methodically cultivated by MGR and Jayalalithaa

14 March 2019


Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press


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