THE GREAT MOBILE INTERNET RIPOFF
COVER STORY
As India prefers mobile internet over fixed-line, a heavy rush of users cram-packs the digital highway, making slow and erratic the online norm
ARINDAM MUKHERJEE

OPINION
A netizen’s exasperating encounters with wifi ‘plans’
BISHWADEEP MOITRA

INTERVIEW
TRAI chairman Ram Sevak Sharma on how India can improve its internet experience
ARINDAM MUKHERJEE INTERVIEWS RAM SEWAK SHARMA
First-person accounts of Dawood Ibrahim are rare, but Joy C. Raphael, former reporter of the now-defunct Current, has opened up to Malayala Manorama on his meeting with the don after his brother Shabir was gunned down in 1981.
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AGUSTAWESTLAND
One note purportedly naming people to be managed in India. Is that all it takes to bring a bribe charge home?
MEETU JAIN
JUMP CUT
It’s difficult to believe that Sonia would accept bribes from any defence dealer after her husband’s Bofors experience.
UTTAM SENGUPTA
AGUSTAWESTLAND
An old allegation from Michel: that Indian and Italian PMs struck a deal.
UNIVERSITIES
JNU students suspect that the punishments are coming at a time calculated to isolate and divide
ANOO BHUYAN
OPINION
PhD scholars Umar and Anirban talk about their experience of JNU and why joining the dots is the key right now
UMAR KHALID, ANIRBAN BHATTACHARYA
KERALA
There’s talk of a vote surge and Shah creates a ripple with Sreesanth, but will Kerala turn to BJP’s spin?
MINU ITTYIPE
INTERVIEW
Ex-cricketer Sreesanth, now a BJP candidate, on politics, religion and controversies
OUTLOOK INTERVIEWS S. SREESANTH
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INDIA-CHINA
India’s granting, then revoking, visas for Chinese Uighur dissidents is a double snafu
PRANAY SHARMA
OPINION
Where do you go when the knives are out and cuffs on?
SANJOY HAZARIKA
LEADER COMMENT
Analysts point to government complicity or inaction as the key factor in the increase of attacks in both India and Bangladesh
JAEL SILLIMAN
SUBRATA ROY
He has paid the bail, his properties are being sold and he claims to have paid off investors. Subrata Roy may win a breather from the court.
USHINOR MAJUMDAR
BILLIONAIRES
The Bombay-born Reuben brothers remain reclusive, razor- sharp and acquisitive as ever. And now they are taking over London.
SAPTARSHI RAY

DEEP THROAT
Madhya Pradesh
Serendip Beckons
Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s dream of building a Sita Mata temple in Sri Lanka may finally come true.
JUMP CUT
After 1947, Bagdadi Jews were not sure of their futures in India and many opted to emigrate
JAEL SILLIMAN
BCCI
With a new CEO, a chastened BCCI initiates structural changes
QAISER MOHAMMAD ALI
REGULARS
LAST PAGE
Everyone wanted to lead a good life and they knew they could have it by working hard on their chosen professions.
MEERA NAIR
ORGANIC FARMING
An SGPC initiative helps make a healthier way to produce food more popular among Punjab farmers butt
ARUSHI BEDI
DELHI RESTAURANT
A new chai place in Delhi that has a desi menu with a firangi accent on top.
PRIYADARSHINI SEN
 
THE REVIEWS
May be simplistic in its solutions to the problem of poverty, but that does not take away from its sincerity
DEEPA GAHLOT
LEADER COMMENT
For showing more chutzpah in charting her career than her more accomplished compatriots.
STUTI AGARWAL
REVIEW
A recollection of childhood. Funny, honest and perceptive
ANJANA BASU
REVIEW
A vast swathe of stories speak of Tamil life and its loud silences
GEETA DOCTOR
10 Questions
The businessman-author talks about his fourth book, The Sialkot Saga—a business thriller about two men from different backgrounds, linked to an ancient secret.
STUTI AGARWAL INTERVIEWS ASHWIN SANGHI
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Music lovers rejoice, for Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR) and The China Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO) are coming to Mumbai.
  • Two books about two of India’s biggest TV networks, Shiv Shankar Menon's book on China and Graham Greene on Cuba
  • SankhachilShows how the hurt of Partition continues to haunt the present, drawing into its abyss new victims.
    DOLA MITRA
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ISSUE DATED | SEPTEMBER 02, 2013
CONGRESS
Key Coalgate files are missing, Manmohan Singh’s image is at its nadir. Who cares if it’s a self-goal or sabotage...or just bad weather?
Outlook in Rewind
One could sense the fear among small investors the day one watched the phone-in programme, Vyapar Is Hafte, aired on Doordarshan, on Sunday, May 21. Many callers had been hit by losses—notional or real—after the nearly 1300 points drop in the Sensex in the two previous trading sessions (May 18 and 19). Each one of them wanted to know whether they should sell, whether they should hold, and was this the beginning of the end of the three-year-old bull run.