The Alphonso Identity Crisis

Moinak Mitra

The king of mangoes has to counter fakes, low productivity and social upheaval despite a GI tag

Being in Goa

You come across a lot of people from Delhi who have their second or third home here

Why Modi Wins Elections

Women are the nodal caste in his radical recharacterisation of varna

Tyranny of the Union

On Goa government trying to block Uber

Cross Currents

Old Goa is said to have been deliberately dismantled by its inhabitants until nothing remained except its churches and convents. Lhendup G Bhutia strolls through the remains of Portuguese India

Goa of the Mind

Imagining the sweep of diversity

The Big Message from a Small State

The decline in Congress votes and the role of smaller parties gave BJP the winning advantage

Modi & the Monk

It was the ‘double-engine’ magic of Modi-Yogi at work in UP. In the run-up to 2024, the unambiguous message is that leaders like Adityanath will give no quarter to slow-footed rivals

TMC’s Three Gifts

… now every Goan can live on their own land

The Meaning of the Mamata Campaign

Trinamool Congress is aggressively looking at expansion, with Mamata Banerjee fast becoming the main face of the opposition


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