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Soccer's moment

Can the Indian Super League revive football in the country?

They've got the looks

The author follows a Narendra Modi lookalike in Mumbai and Rajat Ghai finds a Manmohan Singh double who lived in Delhi until recently

2,500 years of paradise

Part potted history, part memoir, a British journalist has drawn an entertaining and affectionate portrait of India as seen through the eyes of ...

Skoda Superb's new presence

Skoda's revamped Superb comes with few noticeable design changes, but retains all its prowess as a grand drive

Jumping off Everest

Wingsuit jumper Joby Ogwyn is preparing to fly off the Everest in his squirrel-like suit. He tells the author what it takes to make this leap of ...

Eat, Stay, buy locally

Travellers now want to make a positive impact on the places they visit. The author lists the organisations that are helping tourists plan their ...

Plateful of vegan

Two Bangalore restaurants are offering healthy eating-out options

Toe the fitness line

Slacklining has fitness enthusiasts walking the tight rope to strengthen their core muscles, and improve balance and concentration

The crescent in the lotus

What does it mean to be a Muslim leader in the Bharatiya Janata Party? The author digs deeper to understand how they are perceived by their ...

Good sound needn't hurt the eye

LG's innovative under-the-TV SoundPlate offers a ready solution to underperforming television speakers

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Battle for a mindset
Malavika Sangghvi

Because of historical and cultural reasons, South Mumbai is more than just an area or an electoral constituency. It is a mindset, a way of life, ...

Wine for the real India
Alok Chandra

'Real' India has no concept of wine - for the vast majority anything alcoholic is daaru or sharaab, to be drunk to get drunk

Between the ballot sheets
Mitali Saran

If voters think that they're already in charge, it's because voters, bombarded by advertising, tend to respond with all the will and critical ...

Loss and found
Rrishi Raote

The Snow Leopard is not a long book, but Matthiessen's talent makes it extraordinarily nourishing

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I'm a free spirit

Are you programmed to enjoy exercise?

For years, scientists have been bedeviled by the question of why so few people regularly exercise when we know that we should

Neither friend nor foe

Given the scramble for alliances today, Drupada would definitely have been a sought-after campaign manager for the 2014 elections

Chess (#1093)

This edition saw Malachite of Sverdlovsk winning comfortably