Cover Stories

A Note on the G20 Absentees

S Prasannarajan

Why G20-minus-two works better for the world

The Threat to the Gig Economy

Duplication of social security benefits by states can end up harming a viable model

Where Has the Money Gone?

The inability to rationalise expenditure has created a crisis for states when revenues are otherwise buoyant

Welfare Without Populism

The Modi government resists economic appeasement even as Opposition-ruled states revel in it

The New Space Order

India is the fourth country to land on the moon. It is the first to land near the lunar south pole. The failure of Russia’s Luna-25 just a few days earlier also played a part in ensuring India won this leg of the space race

‘Our relations with agencies like NASA and ESA have become more equal’

In conversation with Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Science and Technology

India’s Spacewalk

The moonshot mirrors the country’s global profile

On the Moon

India joins the exclusive league of space superpowers with the soft-landing of its moon mission Chandrayaan-3 near the south pole of the lunar surface

In It Together

Caught between history, geography and demography, Manipur can achieve peace only by building trust. Peddling false narratives won’t help


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