Emmanuel Macron: March of the Seducer

Samantha de Bendern

At 39, he is France’s youngest ever president, and his election a relief for a world distressed by Trump and Brexit. But the real test for Emmanuel Macron comes next month as France elects a new parliament

Mumbai Notebook

The media frenzy over a bariatric surgery


Conflicts of interest, moral rot, and the return of Arnab Goswami

All About Family Values

When movie mothers are no longer saintly widows in white saris

Writing on the Wall

What exactly can you teach students about the grammar of Facebook posts?

Open Diary

The privileges of being an MP, airport embarrassment and a visionary proposal

The French Resolution

Europe may avoid a nervous breakdown as a neophyte globalist is likely to win the Elysee Palace in the final round. But how long can France resist the populist?

India’s Recurring Hindi Bug

Why not impose Tamil? It might be better and safer

Mumbai Notebook

Mumbai commuters left in the lurch


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