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  • The cheat sheet of history

    6 hours ago

    Despite a 2013 Supreme Court ban, manual scavenging has far from disappeared more than a century after Gandhi's tireless fight to eradicate the blight

  • The mills of justice grind surely

    08-09-2018 00:48:00

    To argue that coming out was easier for the few in the anonymity and privilege of big cities as opposed to the many in the stifling oppression of small towns and villages is true

  • A world of bluffocrats

    25-08-2018 02:18:00

    The inescapable lifeline of the bluffocrat is the number of Facebook page 'likes', Twitter or Instagram followers totted up per millisecond

  • Tamil Nadu's game of thrones

    10-08-2018 23:47:00

    Karunanidhi was a ruthless political opponent, steadfast in eliminating rivals in the DMK hierarchy, fighting MGR's AIADMK tooth and nail and playing ducks and drakes with Gandhi family-led Congress

  • India's faltering tourism industry

    28-07-2018 00:01:00

    Why can't a country that builds and manages airports of acknowledged excellence at home and abroad produce passports of durable quality for its citizens?

  • Corruption in the land of the pure

    14-07-2018 06:00:00

    The Quaid-e-Azam's probity was not inherited by his political descendants in the Land of the Pure

  • An old twisted tale of press freedom

    30-06-2018 06:34:00

    Students of history may know the intricate contours of this period that eventually led to Hastings's and Impey's impeachment but Hicky's life has never been thoroughly investigated

  • A season of India-Pak spy thrillers

    02-06-2018 05:54:00

    On both sides of the border, opinion is being bitingly vented on The Spy Chronicles

  • Karnataka's last resort politics

    19-05-2018 05:54:00

    Where in parliamentary democracies around the world do political parties drag Supreme Court judges in the middle marches of the night to decide who will rule?

  • Bring on the summer wine

    05-05-2018 05:57:00

    My local liquor stores, which for years bore the stamp of illicit seediness, are so transformed in size and large displays of foreign and Indian wines that some look like art galleries, Sethi writes

  • Modi in sinking sands

    21-04-2018 05:48:00

    After four years of relentless globe-trotting to build up his image as a world leader, Mr Modi's reputation overseas has taken a severe beating

  • Life and death of a utopia

    07-04-2018 05:55:00

    Dark underhand activity at Rajneeshpuram descends into crime

  • PM Narendra Modi's sheen is wearing thin because of the logic of power

    24-03-2018 05:56:00

    Among Mr Modi's first actions on taking charge in 2014 was to mothball the likes of Mr Advani as margdarshaks, stopping leaders above the age of 75 from playing active political roles

  • Celebrating India's built heritage

    10-03-2018 05:58:00

    Trained in Mumbai and in Paris under Le Corbusier - with whom he later collaborated in Chandigarh and Ahmedabad - Mr Doshi said: I owe this prestigious prize to my guru, Le Corbusier

  • Who's afraid of Eva Peron?

    10-02-2018 05:59:00

    As style statements and populist messaging, Indian leaders have long understood the importance of dressing up