Volume 1 News
The Game Is On in Hollywood
With Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, Hollywood might have just cracked the code for success
Sports betting is wrong morally, culturally
Morality condemns dilution of household income in a game of chance
India can’t afford to remain an ostrich
For lawmakers to look away as clandestine betting flourishes is a disservice to sport
Regional outfits are weaker, but will survive
Political entrepreneurs would continue to populate the landscape by forming new parties
Fair Play, And Its Many Meanings
Fair play is a sporting ideal. But what does it mean? And where did it come from?
Won and dusted, but Jagan has miles to go
Reddy has a great opportunity to come good on his most crucial promise—emerging as a better leader than his father YSR Reddy. Long-term thinking and flexibility will be his path to success
Why sportspersons cheat
Most sports fail to erase cheating because they apply an economic framework in dealing with offenders. Could a morality-based approach be the answer?
The gene of prejudice in gender determination
Science is yet to fully understand issues of gender. Genes have made us more than just male or female. Only our vision limits us from thinking beyond this
Risks always turn out well for me: Katrina
Her stardom is hard earned. Which is why, even after 15 years, the Indian audience’s love affair with Katrina Kaif continues unabated
Nehru’s Cabinet was no place for yes men
At the apex of his political career, Nehru chose to induct two bitter critics of the Congress into his cabinet. And even if it were Gandhi’s call, it was an extraordinary one
These Asian underdogs have teeth
Belonging to one of the wealthiest families of Thailand, a unique patron is playing a small part in the rise of women’s football in Thailand.
Wary Nitish digs in for the battle of 2020
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar wants to pre-empt any attempt by his alliance partner BJP, fresh from its Lok Sabha triumph, to execute a plan for a JD(U)-mukt Bihar
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
The inside story of the Pakistan espionage ring
Senior army officers Lieutenant General (retd) Javed Iqbal, Brigadier (retd) Raja Rizwan, and Kahuta official Wasim Akram punished for spying
Can Bengal’s Hindus forgive and forget?
With the BJP winning 18 Lok Sabha seats, Muslims in the state would have few options if Mamata falters in the 2021 Assembly elections and saffron triumphs
Using artwork to voice dissent
TV Santhosh represents a breed of artists that is not afraid to mix art with activism
Modi must focus on achievable security goals
The PM's national security team must walk a perilous path strewn with lethal traps
Telling composers apart from posers
Some musicians don’t seek the creative spark. They find a success formula, and stick to it
The Notre Dame and its ‘speaking stones’
The Notre Dame cathedral, like similar gothic structures, is rife with symbols of alchemy
Irony about Ayushmann Khurrana's new film
Article 15, based on a rape & murder in the heartlands, tries initiating viewers to sordid truths. However, do such films reach their intended audience?