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A brush with a legend: Haku Shah
India

A brush with a legend: Haku Shah

Haku Shah’s creations combined the fine with the folk, scholarship with skill, and profundity with humility

The last drags of a famed Trichinopoly cigar
India

The last drags of a famed Trichinopoly cigar

Fenn Thompson, Hunter & Co, John Mayer and others once supplied customers across the Empire. Fenn is the only survivor of Trichy’s great British heritage

Downsizing the military can’t be India’s defence mantra
India

Downsizing the military can’t be India’s defence mantra

India faces a unique security situation that dictates strong and large armed forces.

Indian Army needs to shun the flab to be a fit fighting machine
India

Indian Army needs to shun the flab to be a fit fighting machine

The Army’s modernisation and restructuring efforts are unlikely to yield the desired outcome unless ways are found to generate funds for new equipment and to keep the inventory in a high order of operability

Kerala’s Arabian Nightmare
India

Kerala’s Arabian Nightmare

Hundreds of Keralites are returning home every month after losing jobs in the Gulf, but hopes of starting afresh in India are unravelling

Economic reform in the Gulf: Who benefits, really?
India

Economic reform in the Gulf: Who benefits, really?

Policies in Asian nations such as China are focused on social and economic enhancement rather than primarily on regime survival. That may be Asia’s lesson for Gulf rulers.

The garden that celebrates the many shades of love
India

The garden that celebrates the many shades of love

A mughal image commemorating a spring evening shared between two male companions leads us to the 13th century, a journey back into the openness of artistic expression

Frail Blue Dot: Vision of danger from space
India

Frail Blue Dot: Vision of danger from space

Deflecting an incoming asteroid in space from its path or ‘killing’ it with a nuke exists only in the realm of computer simulations

New Zealand’s hijab gesture is deeply flawed
India

New Zealand’s hijab gesture is deeply flawed

The biggest flaw of New Zealand's Scarves in Solidarity movement is regarding women as active identity bearers of a community

Cardinal Gracias needs to walk the talk
India

Cardinal Gracias needs to walk the talk

Cardinal of the Mumbai diocese and said to be in the running for the Pope’s position, Oswald Gracias is under a cloud for not cracking down on sexual predators

Tales of Homosexuality: Bollywood is learning to come out of the closet
Entertainment

Tales of Homosexuality: Bollywood is learning to come out of the closet

Bollywood as well as streaming platforms learn to treat themes of homosexuality with sensitivity

The new  Viagra of  terror
World

The new Viagra of terror

Churned out by legal and illegal factories from Punjab to Gujarat, painkiller Tramadol has taken the conflict zones of the world by storm

Enemy at the gates, it’s time to do battle
India

Enemy at the gates, it’s time to do battle

The NITI Aayog has suggested electrifying public transport, and banning transit traffic and phasing out private diesel vehicles by 2022 in 10 worst polluted cities

Nepotism debate: It's all about relative merit in Bollywood
Entertainment

Nepotism debate: It's all about relative merit in Bollywood

Despite massive criticism from all quarters, nepotism continues to thrive in Bollywood.

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

The Method in Kangana Ranaut’s Madness
Entertainment

The Method in Kangana Ranaut’s Madness

Kangana Ranaut has honed the act of being a rebel icon into a fine art. However, even as Bollywood struggles to deal with her defiance, the image threatens to become a cliché

Kanhaiya Kumar’s ticket to stardom or oblivion?
India

Kanhaiya Kumar’s ticket to stardom or oblivion?

For months, Kanhaiya Kumar has been in the thick of things. From Bihar to JNU, from JNU to jail, from jail to JNU, he has come full circle to Bihar

Cong, BJP fail to breach Fortress Tamil Nadu
Politics

Cong, BJP fail to breach Fortress Tamil Nadu

At a time when both the AIADMK and DMK are at their weakest, the national parties are still struggling to be counted in the state due to poor ground presence, factionalism and the Tamil identity

Shaurya Chakra recipient Irfan Sheikh fears going back home
India

Shaurya Chakra recipient Irfan Sheikh fears going back home

Recently awarded India’s third-highest peacetime gallantry award, the Shaurya Chakra, 16-year-old Irfan Sheikh is in hiding, fearing revenge from jihadists