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Columns | Locomotif

Uniform Behavioural Code

S Prasannarajan

What undermines Modi and his message is not the grievance of a signature but the violence and vulgarism of religious vigilantes

Essays | Open Essay

A Turmoil Called Trump

James Astill

America is in the grip of a historic drama of disruptions

A Turmoil Called Trump

News Briefs | Nobel Prize

Economics Nobel for Kolkata boy who is an alumnus of JNU, Presidency College

Ullekh NP

Abhijit Banerjee won the prize along with wife Esther Duflo and US economist Michael Kremer

Economics Nobel for Kolkata boy who is an alumnus of JNU, Presidency College
An idol of Lord Ganesha, believed to be from the 7th Century CE, lies neglected under a chinar tree at Vijeshwar Temple in Bijbehara, south Kashmir. The temple was originally built by Emperor Asoka over the ruins of an existing temple. In 1859, the shrine was renamed by Maharaja Ranbir Singh as the Harischandra temple

Cover Story | Cover Story

The Valley of Abandoned Gods

Images by Ashish Sharma and Words by Rahul Pandita

The Junior Union Home Minister Kishan Reddy said the Government would restore and reopen thousands of vandalised temples in Jammu and Kashmir. Will there be a revival of the Hindu heritage in the Valley soon?

Scandal-hit Deras: Lost Blessings

Politics | Assembly Elections 2019

Scandal-hit Deras: Lost Blessings

Nikita Doval

Scandal-hit deras are losing their electoral pull in Haryana


Maharashtra’s Game of Thrones

Politics | Assembly Elections 2019

Maharashtra’s Game of Thrones
Lhendup G Bhutia

A crown prince adds an extra push to the BJP-Sena rollercoaster

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke: Flight Makers

News Briefs | Nobel Literature Prize

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke: Flight Makers
Nandini Nair

An inventive Polish in great form and a colossal Austrian are the new Nobel laureates in literature

Many Quests

Books | Booker Prize

Many Quests
Nandini Nair

Six books that define our times, and redefine the novel. And one will be the winner next week

Sense and Sensuality

Books | Essay

Sense and Sensuality

Rahul Saini

The erotic in India ranges from the subtle to the violent

Fraught States

Books | Essay

Fraught States

Suhrith Parthasarathy

The trouble in believing that constitutional crises around the world are symptoms of the same disease

The Mandate of Heaven

Politics | Essay: Xi Jinping in India

Cultural Evolution

Keerthik Sasidharan

As Xi Jinping comes calling, a close examination of China’s effort to educate its students and lead well-funded research platforms—from a state that sent poets to jail for subjectivism to Jack Ma’s Alibaba

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