SUBRAMANIAN SWAMY GUIDED MISSILE
COVER STORY
The man is pugnacious but equally unpredictable. So is the BJP taking too big a risk by giving him a stage?
BULA DEVI

INTERVIEW
A feisty Subramanian Swamy on the Bofors, the Rafale deal and Sonia Gandhi
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As industrial growth slows, a sluggish AIADMK faces a confident but fractious DMK and an alliance looking formidable on paper
SATISH PADMANABHAN
TAMIL NADU POLLS
The freebie culture dips, the DMK backs itself, as the PWF, PMK hope and wait
AJAY SUKUMARAN
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Will Chandy win the election on this plank or will the drinkers gang up and defeat him?
MINU ITTYIPE
BIHAR
A month on, Nitish Kumar’s push for an alcohol-free state remains a case of ‘you win some, you lose some’
MIHIR SRIVASTAVA
MADHYA PRADESH
Despite Chouhan’s efforts, no crowds at the Simhastha Kumbh
K.S. SHAINI
POWER
And then comes the Centre’s fourth bid to fix discom finances
LOLA NAYAR
INTERVIEW
Union power minister Piyush Goyal on how he is reviving the ailing power sector
NABANITA SIRCAR INTERVIEWS PIYUSH GOYAL
AMU
The Centre treads slippery ground by saying AMU isn’t a minority university
ANOO BHUYAN
OPINION
Believe it or not, both BHU and AMU were created as minority institutions. The British govt was clear these weren’t your normal universities.
FAIZAN MUSTAFA
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POLITICS: BJP
As many a time before, the RSS steps in during one of the BJP’s worst leadership crises. And leaves its mark, stinging Advani and Modi.
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10 Years Ago
With growing awareness of the extent of contamination of our everyday foods, organic foods are being looked at with new respect. The number of retail outlets that stock such foodstuffs has multiplied, and their sales have increased. The irony, as organic food outlets can’t stop reminding us, is that commercial farmers who use pesticides and fertilisers for their produce have always kept a small acreage free of such substances to grow food for their own consumption.