The Goddess and Armageddon

MJ Akbar

War kills the young and heroism does not bring them back to life

Virat’s 49th century will happen, and a 50th and 51st…

Guided by Virat Kohli after a sound opening stand, India break a 20 year jinx to beat New Zealand in an ICC tournament

Dutch courage wins in Dharamshala

Netherlands cricket came of age on an evening that saw South Africa batting wilting after a determined Dutch tail, helped by some poor fielding, set a target of 245 for the Proteas

Dalai Lama: Becoming A Mountain

Looking at the many moods of the Dalai Lama with Raghu Rai

Whose Herb Is It Anyway?

As India and China fight for ownership of the ancient practice of Sowa Rigpa, there is just one inconvenient fact. It belongs to Tibetans

Ravindra Jadeja: Man of the Season

The marksmanship of Ravindra Jadeja, the all-rounder who won the Test series for India

Dharamshala: Falling into the Map

Dharamshala is no longer about the mandala and the monks. Aditya Iyer watches cricket at the world’s most scenic stadium

Even Heaven Has Its Flaws

McLeodganj/Dharamshala has all the signs of a tired tourist haunt: ugly neon signs, ungainly buildings and stories of drugs and whores. But the air is still crisp, the mountains majestic and the cake memorable


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