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Cover Story

Rise Of The Moffusil Millionaire

As India stumbles out of the ongoing economic malaise, the real action is happening away from the big cities.

Jyotika Sood, Shamsher Singh, Ashwani Sharma, Harish Manav
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March 15, 2021


  • Congress/Struggle Within

    That Sinking Feeling

    Congress dissenters convene a show of defiance in Jammu; decrying them, first family loyalists highlight the...

    March 15, 2021 | Puneet Nicholas Yadav
  • Kashmir/A Vanishing

    Disappearance Trek

    A 25-year-old goes missing in the middle of a one-day trek. Nine months later, J&K Police have no...

    March 15, 2021 | Naseer Ganai
  • Bengal/Arsenic Contamination

    A Can Of Poison

    Bengal’s arsenic challenge grows bigger as the toxin seeps into the food chain—grain, greens, dairy...

    March 15, 2021 | Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
  • Delhi Riots/A Year After

    Partisans Of Humanity

    They crossed the lines etched by sectarian violence on people’s hearts

    March 15, 2021 | Jeevan Prakash Sharma


Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week

March 15, 2021

Foreign Hand

The costliest Olympics ever—over $15 billion. Some 10,000+...

March 15, 2021


Win At Eden/20 Years

Our Golden Squad Of Revenants

Twenty years ago, over two hot March days at the Eden Gardens, India came back from the dead to beat Australia. We bask in the sunshine of that past glory, in the company of some heroes who made it happen.

March 15, 2021 | Soumitra Bose
  • Win At Eden/20 Years

    How We Held The ‘Final Frontier’

    The Aussies rolled into India like an invincible juggernaut, and demolished Wankhede. But there was Bhajji, a man possessed, and then...

    March 15, 2021 | Sachin Tendulkar
  • Win At Eden/20 Years

    ‘Gabba Win Is No Less Significant Than...’

    The stylish Laxman waxes humble but deep on his magical chef d’oeuvre from 20 years ago. That 281 was part of a process that taught...

    March 15, 2021 | Soumitra Bose
  • Win At Eden/20 Years

    ‘I Bowled As If There Was No Tomorrow’

    ‘I think the 2001 win against Australia was as inspiring as the 1983 World Cup win. It fired the imagination of youngsters,’ says Harbhajan...

    March 15, 2021 | Soumitra Bose



  • Snapshot

    In Oscars Long-List

    It’s not often that this happens to an Odia film…but wait? Has it really happened? Nila Madhab Panda’s...

    March 15, 2021 | Sandeep Sahu
  • Snapshot

    As Awkward As A Cow On A ...

    What happens when a cow is turned into a question paper? There were 11,000 candidates answering the...

    March 15, 2021 | G.C. Shekhar
  • Interview

    ‘Cops Said, Your Job Is To ...’

    'The police slapped and hit me with shoes and sticks on my private parts. I was bleeding heavily, no lady...

    March 15, 2021 | Preetha Nair
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    March 15, 2021



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

March 15, 2021

Maths In A Poll Match

Young Tejashwi makes a soft border-crossing—endorsing his father’s old bête noire Mamata Banerjee in Bengal, and ...

March 15, 2021 | Giridhar Jha

Arts & Entertainment

Review/Art and Culture

‘Age Cannot Stop Me From Doing Better In Life’

Lillete Dubey, the 67-year-old actress-director, says Indian television is extremely mediocre and fails to bring out the best in an actor

March 15, 2021 | Lachmi Deb Roy


Book Review

Words For Now And Later

An encyclopaedia of concepts, ideas and idioms through which we express our Indian experience

March 15, 2021 | Pramod K. Nayar


Entrepreneurship Diary

Capt Gopinath on his moment of epiphany…sitting next to a burger-chewing carpenter on a low-cost flight in the US. The path for India’s redemption lay clear suddenly.

March 15, 2021 | Captain G.R. Gopinath



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

March 15, 2021