21 June, 2021
Cover Story

The Wandering Needle

Every day this past week, about 25 million people across the globe received a Covid vaccine dose. That’s about 300 jabs every second. Read all about our race against mass deaths.

Ashwani Sharma, Sandipan Chatterjee, Preetha Nair, Neeraj Jha, Tabeenah Anjum, G.C. Shekhar, Shamsher Singh, Navin Kumar Mishra, Naseer Ganai, Dipankar Roy, Jeevan Prakash Sharma
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June 07, 2021

Cover Story

  • Vaccine/Supply

    In Small Doses

    Vaccine shortage has triggered panic and anger, but projections suggest 200 crore shots will be available by December

    June 07, 2021 | Ajay Sukumaran, Lola Nayar
  • Covid Orphans/Adoption

    Finding Family In Time Of Pandemic

    Many kids have lost both parents to ­Covid. How capable is India’s ­adoption system in protecting them from ­trafficking and other dangers?

    June 07, 2021 | Jyotika Sood
  • Interview

    ‘Kids Who Lost Parents Shouldn’t Lose...’

    National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) chief Priyank Kanoongo says it is the responsibility of Child ­Welfare Committees...

    June 07, 2021 | Outlook

National

Bihar/Politics

The Pappu Can’t Pass

The former MP and don’s work for the Covid-hit is interrupted by his arrest in a 1989 kidnapping case

June 07, 2021 | Giridhar Jha
July 1919-May 2021

And They Loved Dearly

Politics brought them together. Politics drove them apart. But Kerala’s Iron Lady, Gouri Amma, lived and died with her husband’s memories by her side.

June 07, 2021 | Shinie Antony

International

  • Gaza/Conflict

    Israel’s Game Of Strip Poker

    Benjamin Netanyahu’s military action on Palestinian settlements pushes the volatile region into a tailspin once again

    June 07, 2021 | Seema Guha
  • Sans Frontiers

    Headlines from around the world last week

    June 07, 2021
  • Foreign Hand

    “Even if you have read and reread it, Dante always has something new to tell us.” Italy celebrates an icon. The richest tributes are happening in Ravenna.

    June 07, 2021

Business

Home/Cooked

Cuisine Egalite

Home chefs are offering flavourful victuals to not only the affluent gourmet; they are serving affordable, specially-made food to the aged and the Covid-affected too.

June 07, 2021 | Lachmi Deb Roy

Poliglot

  • Snapshot

    The Peeculiar Corona Ark

    Cancer? Covid? Or just depression? Fret not. Dr Pragya Singh Thakur has got you covered. In effulgent yellow.

    June 07, 2021 | Puneet Nicholas Yadav
  • Snapshot

    Covid Kills An Icon, A Dream

    A second Konark temple? That improbable feat may have come about, but we have lost the man...

    June 07, 2021 | Sandeep Sahu
  • Tamil Nadu

    Tiger By The Tail

    The LTTE and the ISI? Did you ever think there could be a connection there. A Manoj Bajpayee-starrer...

    June 07, 2021 | G.C. Shekhar
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    June 07, 2021

The NEWS

The NEWS

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

June 07, 2021

Don’t Pray For Palestine

Is art criminal? The case of a graffiti artist in Srinagar poses that simple...

June 07, 2021 | Naseer Ganai

Arts & Entertainment

Interview

That Iqbal Boy Has Grown

Shreyas Talpade, that deaf and mute boy-cricketer in Iqbal, a milestone movie from 2005, has since evolved. A conversation with Lachmi Deb Roy on why the craftsman in him yearns for an Iqbal

June 07, 2021 | Lachmi Deb Roy

Books

Book Review

Backstitching An Overhang

The warp and weft of Partition history define the Sindhis—the diaspora and those in India

June 07, 2021 | Rajesh Pant

Diary

Bahuguna Diary

Need one say more? Read the iconic environmental activist’s life as the son...

June 07, 2021 | Rajeev Nayan Bahuguna

Letters

Letters

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

June 07, 2021