In Praise of the Indian Voter

Shashi Tharoor

The redeeming surprises of a volatile democracy

Jawaharlal Nehru…as a South Asian remembers

We live in a world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open, said Jawaharlal Nehru

Let There Be Light

Long-term lockdowns are not the answer to the virus

A Tale of Two Menons

Comparing VK and VP is odious. They made the best of what destiny offered them

Body Is Destiny

Power and authority in the wake of coronavirus

The Case of the Rickshaw Coolie Murder

How two unrelated incidents in imperial Simla helped end the British Empire

Asian Lessons

The changing relationship between the state and the marketplace

Bound to Dharma

The golden rule of Indian ethics

The Dharmic State

The excesses of state intervention in India have been justified in the name of Gandhi. That’s because he has often been reduced to a face on a currency note, or a remembrance fetish twice a year


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