What’s the Matter with Mind?

Bibek Debroy

A meditation on the nine-gated city and noble thoughts

A Coffee Break in Tradition

A retro coffee house in Chennai as a cultural statement

An Unusual Kind of Sorrow

On the shades of grief in Tamil politics


From paan shop to boardroom, money concentrates the mind

The Editor of Ideas

Remembering Dileep Padgaonkar (1944-2016)

Mumbai Fable

The good that would come from not being the economic capital of India

The 311 Problem

The bureaucracy can’t be left out in the war on black money

Open Diary

The ingenuity of money launderers, a bet won, and some observations


When Arun Jaitley and Ahmed Patel are in the Central Hall of Parliament

Post-Politics to Post-Truth

It was only a question of time--or Trump--for rumours about the demise of politics to be confirmed


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