Jealousy and Evolution

Dogs can feel jealousy, and like anger and fear, it might even serve an evolutionary purpose

30 July 2014
Natural selection

The evolutionary benefits of friendship

23 July 2014
The ongoing episode of the Israel-Hamas conflict

Since 8 July, Hamas has fired nearly 1,000 rockets and mortars into Israel and the latter has carried out about 1,500 strikes

17 July 2014
Nature and Nurture

Genes play as important a role in a child’s learning as environmental factors

16 July 2014
In a manner of speaking

Jaitley mentioned the word cities 17 times, underscoring his Prime Minister’s vision of smart cities

10 July 2014
Bullet trains in India

A public-private partnership is favoured for the project and Rs 100 crore will be set aside to develop its infrastructure

10 July 2014
The evolution of feathers

Plumage did not emerge to help birds fly, but to either attract mates or stay warm

09 July 2014
Fifa World Cup cooling breaks

Fifa is believed to have rejected the argument from the Brazilian players’ union that all 1 pm games be moved to 4 pm, when the temperature is usually lower

03 July 2014
The National Herald case

The two Gandhis own 76 per cent of Young Indian, which Swamy accuses of high level fraud

26 June 2014


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 the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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