Real India

Going Dotty Over Indelible Ink

Anil Budur Lulla

India’s only company that makes voters’ ink safeguards its chemical formula as a ‘State secret’ even though it’s easy to erase

The Sopore killings

Lashkar-e-Islam first stormed the Valley with posters that threatened mobile network providers, asking them to wind up their operations

Kerala Police versus Bob Marley

A drive against youngsters smoking marijuana takes a bizarre turn


Fighting for Dogs and Cats

In a battle between housing associations and pet owners, the Animal Welfare Board of India arms the latter with legalese

Jayalalithaa’s Mercy is Politically Savvy

The Tamil Nadu CM’s decision to free all convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case will boost the AIADMK’s fortunes in the Lok Sabha polls

Food Coupons for the Faithful

Devotees at Hyderabad’s Dargah Yousufain distribute these to the poor who get a hot meal in a hotel there

Loins in Winter

The subject was the erotic Indian. And the speaker and his audience were senior citizens

Caste Yes Bar for Music

Guruvayur temple stops a Dalit musician from performing on its premises

Just Not Cricket

A jealous woman cricketer allegedly sends threatening messages to a young rival

A Taxi for Tommy

A cab service for pets gets going in Bangalore


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