30 October, 2020
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E-Class Of 2020

Online, online, online…not even the nerdiest, gadget-happy kid could have imagined education like this. How is India faring? Outlook surveys the landscape.

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National

  • Campus Showdown

    Left, Right & Centre: The battle for control of Visva Bharati.

    by Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
  • A Bollywood Tragedy For Bihar

    The emotive Sushant Singh death case is set to echo in the upcoming Bihar polls.

    by Giridhar Jha
  • Grand Central Name Calling

    A letter pleading urgent changes in the Congress results in competitive, craven obeisance to the...

    by Puneet Nicholas Yadav
  • Shaheen Shines On

    The pandemic may have derailed the Shaheen Bagh protests, but the resolve to fight CAA remains strong.

    by Preetha Nair

International

Poliglot

  • Supreme Stalemate

    A surge of solidarity—from the legal fraternity, intellectuals and civil society—ensures the SC softens its punitive stance on the Prashant Bhushan contempt case

    by Puneet Nicholas Yadav
  • Forensics Check In

    The media has its own trial going, but the real leads in the Sushant Singh Rajput case may come from hard-core medicine, and a crack AIIMS ...

    by Bhavna Vij-Aurora
  • Breaking Radio Silence

    What made Farooq Abdullah speak up finally? A united statement demanding restoration of Article 370: Mehbooba’s PDP, Sajjad Lone, Congress, CPI(M) all on board.

    by Naseer Ganai
  • Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

The NEWS

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

The Copper Conundrum

A legacy of environmental worries ensures that Sterlite gets no succour from Madras HC, but a local economy burnished by copper suffers

by G.C. Shekhar

Arts & Entertainment

Review/Art And Culture

‘I Always Trusted My Parents, Whether They Were Together Or Not’

Lachmi Deb Roy Interview Neena Gupta and Masaba Gupta

Sports

Luck & A Little Wager

The cut, pull and drive behind the business of Dream11, the fantasy cricket operator aiming for the big league with IPL 2020

by Anirudha Basak

Garbled Playbook

There has to be clarity on the legal position on fantasy games.

by Soumitra Bose

Books

Book Review

The Nation’s Armature

In this whodunit, each concept of the preamble is dissected in the light of Ambedkar’s radical thought and critiques. A coruscating book, but it could have benefited with dialogue with other scholarship.

by Rohit De

Diary

Survivor Diary

Michael Nobbs, head coach of the Indian men’s hockey team from 2011-2013, shares his experience on how did he survive lung cancer

by Michael Nobbs