03 March, 2021
Women Farmers

The Earth And Her Daughters

Missing in common images of the 'kisan', not counted by economists, not found on property papers. Recent events put the focus on the silent workforce of our farms.

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February 01, 2021

Cover Story

Opinion

The Invisible Farmers

The entrenched male bias reflected in the SC’s words is part of a collective larceny. India harms itself by keeping women farmers bereft of land, information, credit, technology.

February 01, 2021 | Bina Agarwal

National

Politics/Bihar

Six-Shooters On The Loose In Patna

The brazen, unsolved murder of an airline employee results in the Opposition’s renewed criticism of Nitish over rising crime in Bihar

February 01, 2021 | Giridhar Jha
  • BJP/Madhya Pradesh

    Shivraj Takes Yogi Gurukul...

    The UP chief minister is the guru from whom other BJP CMs are expected to learn. The MP CM...

    February 01, 2021 | Puneet Nicholas Yadav
  • Interview

    ‘Sasikala’s Entry Won’t Stop...’

    Thuglak editor S. Gurumurthy explains his position on Sasikala in the context of electoral alliances...

    February 01, 2021 | G.C. Shekhar
  • Opinion

    Act On This Reaction

    Why regulating SO2 is critical for improving India’s air quality?

    February 01, 2021 | Michael Greenstone, Dr Anant Sudarshan
  • Paedophilia/Probe

    Dark Netted Child Trap

    An Interpol tip on dark net child porn leads the CBI to a state government employee who at...

    February 01, 2021 | Bhavna Vij-Aurora

International

Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week

February 01, 2021

A Game of Microbial Chess

The enemy always strikes when the castle lowers its guard. And the coronavirus is already mutating into forms that may elude the shield offered by current vaccines.

February 01, 2021

Business

Economy/Jobs

New, Contracted Reality From A Flatcar

Economic recovery was to embody a sharp, upward curve. Instead, national unemployment touched a ghastly 9 per cent in December. Urban, salaried employees are the worst affected.

February 01, 2021 | Lola Nayar

Poliglot

  • Snapshot

    Fringe Smells Blood

    What’s cooking in Bengal? Looks like a plate of hot political sukto...

    February 01, 2021 | Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
  • Snapshot

    The Encoded Wedding Gift

    A traditional Tamil wedding custom—always a matter of prestige and...

    February 01, 2021 | G.C. Shekhar
  • Odisha

    The Ghost Editor Strikes

    You often see it on Twitter: identical words from a mass of handles...

    February 01, 2021 | Sandeep Sahu
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    February 01, 2021

Sports

Cricket/ Victory In Australia

The Best Gift Ever, From Our Boys

The series in Australia was won on the backs of India’s debutants. Rarely have a batch of youngsters achieved so much in so short a time in our cricketing history.

February 01, 2021 | Arijit Ghosh

The NEWS

The NEWS

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

February 01, 2021

Prime Time Chatgate

Arnab Goswami, the voluble field marshal of TV news who’d say ‘We have you surrounded’, finds himself ringed by...

February 01, 2021 | Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Arts & Entertainment

Cinema/New Releases

Your Buttered Popcorn And Big Screens

OTT platforms served us well these past months of stasis. The real thing—movies in theatres—will be back this year. Here are Bollywood releases we look forward to in 2021.

February 01, 2021 | Giridhar Jha
Review/Art and Culture

‘Unlike Other Industries, There Are Very...’

Radhika Apte who is playing the role of a British secret agent in the Hollywood film 'A Call To Spy' says acting doesn’t offer the security of salaried vocations since it’s a freelance job.

February 01, 2021 | Lachmi Deb Roy

Books

Book Review

Karma, Akarma and Us

An exacting, serious exegesis, lucidly written, is lit up by references from modern life

February 01, 2021 | Anjana Basu

Diary

Colaba Diary

It wasn’t a question of enduring the lockdown with Bombil Fry and Blueberry Shrikhand. Food became a way for a neighbourhood to commune, to win over collective estrangement.

February 01, 2021 | Shabnam Minwalla

Letters

Letters

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

February 01, 2021