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The inheritors

Recent declassified information says that Subhas Chandra Bose's family was kept under surveillance even after Independence

Virendra 'Sam' Singh: Sunshine in Bulandshahr

Virendra 'Sam' Singh, the ex-CEO of DuPont, has spent the last 15 years promoting the education of girls in his village in Uttar Pradesh

A tangled skein from ancient Rome

In a retelling of Julius Caesar's assassination, a leading expert on ancient military history seduces readers with a wealth of detail

The grand dame of art returns

Anjolie Ela Menon's latest exhibition at Vadehra Art Gallery in Delhi imbues author with a sense of the familiar, with a new candidness

Sikkim's Shangri-la

The charming town of Pelling can strike a balance between commerce and conservation

Clean air, clean lungs

Cleanse the lungs of toxic air while staying in the city

Saving a legacy: Gaothans and Koliwadas

Categorising original settlements of gaothans & koliwadas as slums, authorities in Mumbai are keen to develop them into commercial complexes

The dancer and the dance

Choreographer Ashley Lobo has started a contemporary dance repertory company, Navdhara India Dance Theatre

Avengers: A comical congregation

A superhero franchise admittedly demands a certain suspension of disbelief, but isn't it time these American superheroes moved beyond their very ...

To build a world class university in Noida

Shiv Nadar University is pulling out all stops to attract teaching talent from the US, but will it be enough

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The point of no return
Malavika Sangghvi

A death like that, of a young man at the prime of his life, could stop a nation in its tracks and bring a government to its knees

Of gorillas and fat cats
Arundhuti Dasgupta

Stories about Garuda and Suparna brought forth the heroic qualities of animals

Making a comeback
Kishore Singh

According to Knight Frank's The Wealth Report 2015, "it is always possible to commission a new yacht, but nobody can paint another Monet or ...

Lost in translation
J Jagannath

Films like OK Kanmani are showing with subtitles to encourage an interest in regional cinema

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Roving aperture

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Ramkrishna Dalmia first spoke out against cow slaughter

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Chess (#1145)

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The belly and its fires

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