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Judi Dench, 85, becomes oldest ever British Vogue cover star, veteran actor says she likes 'nothing about her age'
Entertainment

Judi Dench, 85, becomes oldest ever British Vogue cover star, veteran actor says she likes 'nothing about her age'

Dame Judi Dench has become the oldest star to appear on the cover of British Vogue in its 104-year history.

Not Hitting the Right Chord
Politics

Not Hitting the Right Chord

The intellectual poverty of the Right has ushered in a situation where national life is now organised around the binaries of Hindu and Muslim, secular and religious

Missing the Mood for the Breeze
Politics

Missing the Mood for the Breeze

The media missed the Modi juggernaut that wasn’t even trying to hide in plain sight, and looked for results in the wrong place—the corridors of the national capital. All exit polls, however, got the direction right: Modi was coming back

Slaves of Our History
Politics

Slaves of Our History

The millions sold into servitude within India and abroad have been erased from our national memory, but they haunt our present, scarring our culture and polity

Life in the Hangman’s Shadow
India

Life in the Hangman’s Shadow

Freed by the Supreme Court after 16 years spent on death row for a crime they did not commit, five men are desperately trying to rebuild their lives. More than a cause for celebration, their acquittal is reason to ask: how many more are wasting away in our jails?

Still All About the Monsoon
India

Still All About the Monsoon

Around 250 districts in the country have been under drought conditions for five consecutive years, and deficits have plagued 13 monsoons since 2000

Road to Colombo's Carnage
India

Road to Colombo's Carnage

Islam, Christianity and Colonialism collided with greed in the Indian Ocean, creating an ideological storm that is far from spent. Islam arrived on the island around 9CE, and local monarchs encouraged the traders to marry into the community. But the arrival of European powers in 1505 gave rise to the anti-Muslim hostility

Jobs crisis in India spiking cynicism among youth towards politics; 'timepass generation' now puts its faith in TikTok, tequila shots
India

Jobs crisis in India spiking cynicism among youth towards politics; 'timepass generation' now puts its faith in TikTok, tequila shots

A dissatisfied educated youth population can impact the social, economic and religious fabric of a society like India’s

Modi’s Vote Bank is Flush with Trust
India

Modi’s Vote Bank is Flush with Trust

Narendra Modi’s approval rating climbs 10 points to 63 per cent in second wave of survey even as he quadruples lead over Rahul Gandhi (16 per cent)

In India, Breathing Kills
India

In India, Breathing Kills

In ten years, one in eight of us will be in sick bed, gasping for air even as overburdened hospitals begin to buckle under and medical bills spiral

Defending Hinduism emerges as major occupation for men in western Uttar Pradesh as jobs dry up
India

Defending Hinduism emerges as major occupation for men in western Uttar Pradesh as jobs dry up

With a sharp decline in regular salaried jobs and self-employment opportunities, defending Hinduism has become a major ‘occupation’ of men in western UP

Narendra Modi’s Pakistan doctrine
India

Narendra Modi’s Pakistan doctrine

In dealing with Pakistan henceforth, inaction has been taken off the table of any future prime minister

Infinite darkness of war lies ahead for India and Pakistan: Islamabad needs to ask if forcing New Delhi's hand is truly in its interest
India

Infinite darkness of war lies ahead for India and Pakistan: Islamabad needs to ask if forcing New Delhi's hand is truly in its interest

From February’s crisis, both India and Pakistan ought to learn that the walk from the status quo to the apocalypse isn’t as long as we imagine

The Jaish-e-Mohammad’s fidayeen factory: How Masood Azhar set up his industry of terror in Kashmir
India

The Jaish-e-Mohammad’s fidayeen factory: How Masood Azhar set up his industry of terror in Kashmir

Feeding the fidayeen factory in Kashmir is a much larger army: the infrastructure which organises the hundreds of young south Punjab men who head to the Jaish’s military camps each year

The muck stops here: Bhadreswar, a small town in West Bengal, is remarkable for nothing except its filth
India

The muck stops here: Bhadreswar, a small town in West Bengal, is remarkable for nothing except its filth

First prize for being India’s dirtiest city isn’t an honour Bhadreswar wants, and it’s working hard to lose it when new ratings are released this year.

Tigress by the Tail
Politics

Tigress by the Tail

Nowadays, the people of Bengal want to hear news about jobs and are loath to follow the antics of the CBI, Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

The Grey Factor
India

The Grey Factor

Within three decades, India will be a country of old women and men. The burgeoning greying population will mostly be alone, lonely, vulnerable and ill, with no one to take care of them. Are we ready for an old society?

Banking on trust to turn the tide
Politics

Banking on trust to turn the tide

A large survey of 34,470 people on trust spanning 320 LS constituencies, 291 urban wards and 690 villages in 285 districts across 23 states Narendra Modi is the most trusted leader by far. BJP will try to make this a presidential election. Congress’ advantage lies in making it a state-level contest.