13 April, 2021
Wealth Creators

Bear With Us, For What They Tell You Is Bull

The story about this ­century’s wealth creators in the stock market busts a few myths, and reveals that the path to riches is random and unreal, almost fantastical

Himali Patel, Lola Nayar, Jyotika Sood
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April 05, 2021

National

Pollscape/Tamil Nadu

Mirage Of The Manifesto

Tamil Nadu parties are past masters at election promises

April 05, 2021 | G.C. Shekhar
  • Pollscape/West Bengal

    A Bonfire Of Defectors

    TMC has weathered the desertion storm, while grassroots dissent rages against BJP’s candidate list.

    April 05, 2021 | Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
  • Pollscape/Kerala

    Where No One Returns To Office

    If it wins, the LDF will ­accomplish what nobody has managed to since 1977

    April 05, 2021 | Preetha Nair
  • Interview

    ‘There’s A BJP-Congress Nexus Against...’

    O. Rajagopal, the only elected BJP representative in Kerala, has accepted that there is a secret pact among the Congress, the Muslim League and the...

    April 05, 2021 | Preetha Nair
    • Pollscape/Assam

      No CAAn Do!

      Will Congress’s attempt to rouse anti-CAA sentiments translate into votes in this highly polarised state?

      April 05, 2021 | Anupam Bordoloi
    • Delhi/Power Tussle

      Bill It To The L-G, Please

      BJP ramps up battle for Delhi with contentious legislation, AAP caught on the wrong foot

      April 05, 2021 | Puneet Nicholas Yadav
    • Maharashtra/Politics

      Bollywood Whodunnit

      Life imitates art in Mumbai as the black sheep in law enforcement turn into trigger-happy hitmen, often with patronage of their political masters...

      April 05, 2021 | Shruti Ganapatye
      • Maharashtra/Politics

        Param Bir Chakra

        An explosives-laden SUV, an even more explosive letter. The unfolding drama is threatening to blow away the multi-party...

        April 05, 2021 | Sujata Anandan
      • Opinion

        As Good As Its Leader

        Undermining the police hierarchy for extraneous reasons promotes indiscipline and brings disastrous outcomes for everyone

        April 05, 2021 | Julio Ribeiro
      • Punjab/Religion

        In The Guru’s Footsteps

        Big plans for 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur

        April 05, 2021 | G.P. Singh

International

  • Myanmar/Coup

    Steady On Up The Irrawaddy

    India is a liberal democracy and Quad member, and a friend too of the junta in Myanmar. The brutal coup catches New Delhi in a bind.

    April 05, 2021 | Seema Guha
  • Sans Frontiers

    Headlines from around the world last week

    April 05, 2021
  • Foreign Hand

    Not quite. Magufuli was autocratic, yes, and he also pooh-poohed Covid-19 as a satanic ploy. And yet, Tanzania looks back at this maverick with mixed emotions.

    April 05, 2021

Poliglot

  • Snapshot

    The Daughter’s Turn

    The YSR legacy rides high in Andhra, the post-split coastal state, via his son Jaganmohan. Why is daughter ...

    April 05, 2021 | M.S. Shanker
  • Snapshot

    Tangled Mess Of Sex Tape

    He may have lost his place in the Karnataka cabinet, and the woman who accused him may have...

    April 05, 2021 | Ajay Sukumaran
  • Odisha

    The Family Boar

    A woman in love with a wild boar? Unable to cope with forcible separation? This is not mythology...

    April 05, 2021 | Sandeep Sahu
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    April 05, 2021

The NEWS

The NEWS

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

April 05, 2021

The Barter Dividend Of LoC Respite

Will rice, turmeric and red chillis cross the Jhelum again, instead of guns? Cross-LoC trade still needs a few security loopholes to be plugged, but...

April 05, 2021 | Naseer Ganai

Arts & Entertainment

Centenary/Tribute

Pal, Do Pal Ka Shayar

Who was Sahir? Met with benign neglect by intellectuals, not quite a mass poet either. His poetry was touched by romance, but his romance was too...

April 05, 2021 | Raza Naeem
Review/Art and Culture

The Covidland Nurses

Some of the portraits in Robert Fogarty’s latest project 'Dear Nurses' evoke hope and resilient spirits.

April 05, 2021

Books

Book Review

Paper Wings Of Hope

A keepsake of the hateful enormities that stalk India is grounded on symbolism and takes flight in hope.

April 05, 2021 | Anjana Basu

Diary

India Diary

What do you do when you end up meeting yourself? Yes, that’s what India means to this Australian—she found herself, and something greater than herself. And ended up marrying India.

April 05, 2021 | Sharell Cook

Letters

Letters

Published feedback from our readers: rants, raves, bouquets, brickbats

April 05, 2021