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South Africa

Complications of the Position

Madhavankutty Pillai

Making middle-order batsmen into openers in Tests usually doesn’t end well for India

A Small Still Voice

It is the capacity to hear the inner voice that for Gandhi reveals the distance he has traversed in his quest. Each invocation of the inner voice indicated to him his submission to God. This listening required proximity with oneself. This proximity could be attained through the practice of ahimsa

Lessons for India today from Mandela’s long walk to freedom

For a start, our leaders can emulate his impeccably courteous style of addressing their political rivals. Whether in power, or out of power

How the Gupta Brothers Bought a Country

Novelist Karan Mahajan chronicles the rise and fall of three small-time traders from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh who went on to become the de facto rulers of South Africa

A Study in Greatness

Gandhi and Mandela show us a path that remains ever relevant

Tridip Suhrud: ‘Did Gandhi fear a violent death? No. He feared a purposeless death’

In conversation with Tridip Suhrud, India’s foremost Gandhi scholar

Global Warning

The fabled land of sweet waters is on the verge of dehydration. Aditya Iyer in Cape Town captures the mood before Day Zero

Ajinkya Rahane: Good Luck Jinx

After being ignored for the first two Tests, Ajinkya Rahane puts selection policy to shame with a match-winning knock in the final game against South Africa

A Way Away

With a seven-wicket burst post-tea on Day Four, India's pacers break South Africa's resistance to win Johannesburg Test

Fear and Loathing in Johannesburg

Match officials nearly jeopardise a brilliant Test match after India tackle hazardous batting conditions to set South Africa target of 241 runs

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