The Road to 2019

PR Ramesh

From the election of Ram Nath Kovind as the next President to the unravelling in Bihar to the impending Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq, Modi sets the terms for the big battle even as the Congress sinks deeper into irrelevance

Nitish Kumar: Breaking Free

The grand alliance of Bihar begins to unravel as Nitish Kumar loses patience with his wily partner

Milan Vaishnav, Author

Political Cleansing

Movie Review: Anaarkali of Aarah

A watchable and entertaining film, it keeps you absorbed with its music and its character development right to the end

Nitish Kumar: Savvy Survivor

Nitish Kumar is cozying up to Modi. Why?

A Dry Run in Bihar

The cost of Nitish Kumar’s prohibition raj

Prohibition Law: Drunk When Drafted

An explanation for the absurdities of Bihar’s stringent prohibition law

News of a Killing

This eyewitness account is a first step towards filling the information gap of the 1987 Hashimpura massacre

Dalit: The Overcomers

A warmer Dalit story beyond the familiar narrative of discrimination, dispossession and brutalisation. Open portrays lives that have turned adversity into opportunity


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