18 January, 2021
Cover Story

Malamaal Street

Indian bull run begins as stock markets shake off Covid-induced lethargy.

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December 07, 2020

Cover Story

Cover Story

From Steel To Stocks

Moving to trading equities to stave off lockdown penury called for nerves of steel, but this Gujarati businessman has learnt...

December 07, 2020
IPO

Side Bet Is An Unborn IPO

Pre-IPO trades, with its inherent uncertainty, is a grey area where individual buyers must tread with caution

December 07, 2020 | Himali Patel

National

  • Politics/BJP

    The Big, Bold War Machine

    Bihar done. Bengal and Assam next. The saffron rath rolls on.

    December 07, 2020 | Bhavna Vij-Aurora
  • BJP/Tamil Nadu

    Decoding Dravida Nadu

    The BJP looks ahead of the immediate obstacle of the 2021 TN assembly polls

    December 07, 2020 | G.C. Shekhar
  • Interview

    ‘We Have Won The Trust Of...’

    Bhupesh Baghel, Chhattisgarh chief minister, discusses his achievements as well as the challenges faced by...

    December 07, 2020 | Ruben Banerjee
  • Opinion

    Burden Of Black Gold

    Cut the coal—it’s costly, drives up power bill. Stop its use to check pollution from fly ash...

    December 07, 2020 | Karthik Ganesan
  • Opinion

    Social Vaccine

    A powerful societal movement to change behaviour must become an essential response to the Covid...

    December 07, 2020 | Harsh Vardhan
  • Opinion

    An Unholy War

    BJP-ruled states are in a rush to regulate interfaith marriages. But the State has no business in prying...

    December 07, 2020 | M.R. Shamshad
  • Covid-19/Sex Work

    Red, Green Lights

    Battered by the pandemic and teetering at the edge, sex workers hope a NHRC advisory would...

    December 07, 2020 | Preetha Nair
  • Wide Angle

    Sonagachi The Red Balloon

    ‘Love’ was anyway a scarce commodity in Asia’s largest red-light area. But the lockdown has cast...

    December 07, 2020 | Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

International

Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week

December 07, 2020

‘A Decrepit Democratic Machine’

‘Democratic’, in America, can often mean just one party. But...

December 07, 2020

Poliglot

  • Snapshot

    All On Board? Nah

    A Bidar bypoll. The old, troubled waters around the Kannada...

    December 07, 2020 | Ajay Sukumaran
  • Snapshot

    He Took It All With A Smile

    Before him, Assam was a ‘problem’. But even his critics admit that the...

    December 07, 2020 | Mrinal Talukdar
  • COVID-19

    Bite At The Bizarre Bulletin

    A Banerjee recovers even as they mistakenly cremate a Mukherjee...

    December 07, 2020 | Outlook Bureau
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    December 07, 2020

The NEWS

The NEWS

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

December 07, 2020

Udderly MP, A Déjà Moo

A ‘cow cabinet’, cow milk instead of eggs for anganwadis, a cow cess. There’s no lactose deficiency in Shivraj Chouhan’s...

December 07, 2020 | Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Sports

Cricket/India Down Under

Aye Aye Captain!

Virat Kohli’s position as India captain in all three formats remains safe even if his record in IPL is abysmal

December 07, 2020, | Soumitra Bose
Interview

‘IPL Has Helped Identify Next Generation...’

M.S.K. Prasad, chairman of selectors till March this year, talks about captaincy and its spinoffs in Indian national cricket team

December 07, 2020, | Outlook

Arts & Entertainment

Review/Art And Culture

Every Reason To Be Happy

In an interview with Lachmi Deb Roy, actor, model, fitness guru and mother Mandira Bedi talks about life and acting

December 07, 2020 | Lachmi Deb Roy

Books

Book Review

Cut A Dash Like Bond

A brilliant memoir of an eventful career in the foreign service, set off by the thrilling pursuit, across continents, of the con man Dharma Teja

December 07, 2020 | Mani Shankar Aiyar

Glitterati

Diary

Surabhi Diary

Simply sitting on the floor the old Indian way and talking to the audience about culture—and yes, smiling a lot! Revisit a...

December 07, 2020 | Siddharth Kak

Letters

Letters

Published Feedback From Our Readers: Rants, Raves, Bouquets, Brickbats

December 07, 2020