Monday, Oct 03, 2022

Happy birthday Krystle D'souza: Her journey from a sanskari bahu to a social swagger

Krystle D'souza's Instagram account defies her image of a demure woman and testifies the actors’s love for clothes, bags, shoes and everything pretty.


Not so easy business

India’s jump in Ease of Business ranking is welcome. But there is much that it does not capture


Poverty in all its faces

Growth can alleviate poverty but its definition needs to expand to make any tangible difference on the ground.


Sun powers the sails

For the seas, solar-powered ships could be what E-vehicles are for land.


Happy Hours & Happy Seeders

How electioneering throws a spanner on solving real problems.


Renewing the India-Iran relationship

February 18, 2021 10:11:19 am

India and Iran have had long and close cultural links, and their ancient and modern histories have been intertwined


Trump and the Iran boomerang QA

February 18, 2021 10:11:50 am

New US sanctions can hurt Iran. But they also risk alienating young Iranians from America.


Test Premium story in opinion

February 16, 2021 1:23:08 pm

The passing of Christopher Bayly is an inestimable loss to the discipline of modern Indian history. If one were to list three historians of modern India, Bayly’s name would definitely figure in it. Not only because of his books, but also because of the scholars he has trained over the last four decades. I was […]


Meera Sanyal: the woman, the warrior

February 15, 2021 6:12:24 pm

Fear was not a worthy enough companion for Meera Sanyal, only Hope.


The Iran reality check

February 15, 2021 6:22:20 pm

Democratic changes are of greater importance than the drumbeats of war


Engaging with the enemy

January 19, 2021 6:58:07 pm

As a first step, though, India needs to devote more resources to examining objectively the ferment in Kashmir, with less blaming Pakistan reflexively every time protests erupt there or militants attack.


Lighting up a century

November 5, 2020 3:17:12 pm

How Chris Bayly redeemed modern Indian history from a damning critique


Code of control

November 5, 2020 3:16:13 pm

Social practice needs to be gender-just, but reform must respect religious freedom.


A different kind of secularist

November 5, 2020 3:17:54 pm

Mujeeb Rizvi was a scholar-teacher who fought the pundits and the bigots


Without Rafsanjani

November 2, 2020 10:01:01 am

His sobering influence will be missed at a time when hawks hold sway in Iran and the country faces a hostile US.


A test for Iran’s future

February 15, 2021 6:23:03 pm

An outcome of parliamentary polls will be the next Supreme Leader’s identity.


Pune police may question Digvijaya Singh in Maoist probe

September 29, 2022 6:07:42 pm

Digvijay Singh’s cellphone number was reportedly mentioned in one of the letters the Pune police claimed to have seized from the arrested activists.