The Grain of Life

Nanditha Krishna

A dance drama that explores the cultural links rice has created across Asia

Abe’s Unfinished Business

Can Japan spend more on defence without changing its pacifist constitution?

What Killed Shinzo Abe?

The former prime minister’s assassination shows Japan’s relationship with religion is ambiguous

Three Cheers for the Quad

Perhaps the most underplayed agreement in Tokyo is the Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness (IPMDA)

Full of Sound and Fury

An advisory for Indians who seek less noisy public squares

Foolish Food Fights

Revelations from a gustatory gambol across the world

A Ukrainian Question for India

New Delhi stands to gain from the emerging world order if it plays its diplomatic cards right

The Clasp of Civilisations

Traces of India from China to Spain show culture is never static

A Final Homecoming for Bose

The Japanese government was anxious to return Netaji’s ashes to India, but it became impossible for India to bring them back because of the refusal of his friends and admirers to accept that he was no more

Triumphs and Tears

The year India undid one hundred years of Olympic underperformance


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