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Rajasthan

Rajasthan: Operation Desert Storm

Rahul Pandita

With the Sangh Parivar now going all out to help Vasundhara Raje win, is BJP back in the fray of a state where Congress saw its brightest hope?

Defenders of the Faith

No election can remain local when Modi is still the only argument that concentrates the mind of India

Which Way Will Behenji Go?

For now, Mayawati has decided to ditch the Congress in assembly elections for three states. But her 2019 plan is under wraps

The Age of Suspicion

In the aftermath of WhatsApp rumours of child kidnappers on the prowl, Hyderabad turns a hostile gaze on outsiders and vagabonds

India’s Most Hated Tree

Its survival instincts make Prosopis juliflora the most hated tree in India—and unfairly so

Folk Theorems

Tribal art gets mainstream status in the marketplace

Desert Storm

Every year in winter, a village in Rajasthan becomes the nerve centre of electronic music. Akhil Sood on the making of a camping festival

Padmavati: History as a Dispute

Blasts from the past strike modern India with unfailing regularity. The controversy over Padmavati focuses on the fact that what endangers freedom is the politicisation of protest in the name of freedom

Padmavati: The Legend of the Queen

From Rajput valour to nationalist heroism, the story of Padmavati has a rich socio-cultural tradition

Cow Vigilantism: Politics of the Sacred and the Profane

What cow vigilantism has done to undefended lives and livelihoods. Ullekh NP visits Alwar in Rajasthan and Jaisinghpur in Haryana to find out. Photos: Ashish Sharma

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