IS VIRAT KOHLI BETTER THAN SACHIN?
COVER STORY
QAISER MOHAMMAD ALI
Taking responsibility for Tuesday’s Brussels attacks in a statement made through the Amaq News Agency, the Islamic State said it had targeted “a country participating in the...
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ACTOR-NATIONALIST
The Twitter-fuelled reinvention of Anupam Kher the actor as uber-nationalist gadfly
ANOO BHUYAN
INTERVIEW
Anupam Kher talks about his late and loud entry into politics and what makes him trust...
ANOO BHUYAN INTERVIEWS ANUPAM KHER
ESSAY
Times change but not the basics. It’s still about how well you walk the tightrope between public interest and what the public is interested in.
HAMID ANSARI
OPINION
The PM gets four sage lessons in governing India
AROON RAMAN
CONGRESS
Is the Congress nothing but the BJP without the Lotus? Despite holding the secular banner, time and again it has faced the soft Hindutva charge. Such as now.
BULA DEVI
JUMP CUT
Had the Congress remained silent, it would have been seen as though the Congress was supporting Owaisi
DIGVIJAY SINGH
INTERVIEW
Former Congress minister Arif Mohammad Khan on whether the Congress is playing the soft Hindutva card for votebank politics
Bula Devi INTERVIEWS Arif Mohammed Khan

LEADER COMMENT
India has been cursed with a culture of political veneration that does little to burnish its democratic credentials
CENTRE AND STATES
Is the devolution of ­national funds to states really worth the praise?
LOLA NAYAR
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COMMERCE
The ongoing conflict between the Marans and Ajay Singh reveals a deal steeped in secrecies and silence
ARINDAM MUKHERJEE
LEADER COMMENT
A tool for social and political change, as seen during the Arab Spring, G-20 conclaves or international environmental summits
INTERNATIONAL
After nearly nine decades, a US president touches base in Cuba and raises hopes
PRANAY SHARMA
JUMP CUT
Indian business has not ventured into Latin America to the extent it has in other regions
DEEPAK BHOJWANI
TERROR STRIKE
The bomb blasts that shook Brussels
Arindam Mukherjee

DEEP THROAT
Gujarat
Class Conscious
Gujarat under Narendra Modi, it seems, paid the air fare of a former CBI director closely involved in high-profile probes in the state.
BENGAL
Ghosts in Bengal were literary or underground. They’ve new admirers now.
DOLA MITRA
EAT, PRAY, LIVE
The menu appears baffling. It features burgers and Mangalorean curries, pizzas and biryanis.
SHABNAM MINWALLA
REGULARS
LAST PAGE
Though our PM is known more for his fasting than his feasting...
DEEPAK SAPRA
THE REVIEWS
We are made to be a part of a world where the first couple don’t fight terror, but make it
ARUSHI BEDI
THE REVIEWS
The film has no plot, just the problems of getting a family together
DEEPA GEHLOT
REVIEW
This book covers the sacred and the profane, the bizarre and the brazen, the rich and the poor; proof of India’s diversity.
DILIP BOBB
REVIEW
A short story collection swims with those left behind or who opt out
SHOUGAT DASGUPTA
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
The unique ethos of the Parsi-Zoroastrian community will be celebrated in the capital starting this month.
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    “A look at the gait and fire in her eyes and even the most conscientious men go weak-kneed.
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OUTLOOK ARCHIVE
ISSUE DATED | April 29, 2013
SACHIN XL
Of the 154 seats in eight states, BJP-NDA can at best hope to pick up 61 seats. Uttar Pradesh, where Modi’s right-hand-man Amit Shah is in charge, is the great imponderable.
BORIA MAJUMDAR
Outlook in Rewind
We know this much: On December 13, 2001, the Indian Parliament was in its winter session. (The NDA government was under attack for yet another corruption scandal.) At 11.30 in the morning, five armed men in a white Ambassador car fitted out with an Improvised Explosive Device drove through the gates of Parliament House.
15 years ago | 5 years ago>>