BCCI Caught & Bowled Supreme Court 87
COVER STORY
As its chief exits and a court order stares it in the face, we look at the BCCI’s fall from power and grace
QAISER MOHAMMAD ALI

COVER STORY
Detractors say he left a BCCI fighting for survival, to others he is a squanderer of fortunes; defenders talk about his disenchantment. Shashank Manohar wanted to avoid the mess.
QAISER MOHAMMAD ALI

COVER STORY
How Anurag Thakur came from nowhere, kept all happy and positioned himself for the biggest crown
USHINOR MAJUMDAR

INTERVIEW
Maharasthra Cricket Association president and former BCCI treasurer Ajay Shirke on the Lodha committee's recommendations and the future of the BCCI
QAISER MOHAMMAD ALI INTERVIEWS AJAY SHIRKE

OPINION
It’s not clear on what basis the SC is going after BCCI
ALOK PRASANNA KUMAR
How dare a modest Maruti Swift overtake his Range Rover? When Rocky Yadav, son of a JD(U) MLC and a former don, shot dead Aditya Sachdeva, 19, between Bodh Gaya and Gaya following an altercation, it looked like he would get away despite eyewitnesses.
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CHOPPER SCAM
The progress so far shows why the AgustaWestland probe may well go the Bofors way
MIHIR SRIVASTAVA
DEFECTION
As events in four states show, the anti-defection law isn’t effective. It needs a major overhaul.
BULA DEVI, MADHAVI TATA
INTERVIEW
Living legend of the legal fraternity Fali Sam Nariman on freedom, judicial independence and the perils of a majoritarian government.
USHINOR MAJUMDAR INTERVIEWS FALI S. NARIMAN
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NABANITA SIRCAR
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ANOO BHUYAN
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GEETA DOCTOR

LEADER COMMENT
For embarrassing the ‘upper’ castes in his village by digging his own well.
Society
A hip, popular cafe at Kala Ghoda that seems to encapsulate all the trends du jour.
SHABNAM MINWALLA
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SANDIP GHOSE

BOOK EXCERPT
Should parents be allowed to sequence the genome of their children-to-be and potentially terminate pregnancies with devastating genetic mutations?
SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE
INTERVIEW
Pulitzer Prize-winning oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee on genetics and the future of the human race
SATISH PADMANABHAN INTERVIEWS SIDDHARTHA MUKHERJEE
Tamil Nadu
Last year, K. Selvaperunthagai shocked SPG personnel protecting Rahul Gandhi by crawling close to him at an event. It was later learnt he was a former LTTE supporter.
10 QUESTIONS
Aditi Anand is the co-author of Narratives for Indian Modernity, a book on the life of the maverick artist Brij Mohan Anand
SIDDHARTHA MISHRA INTERVIEWS ADITI ANAND
 
THE REVIEWS
The Parsi Traders and the Community exhibition, like no other, is not about the artists, but the subject
STUTI AGARWAL
THE REVIEWS
Provokes complex, even cryptic ideas about race, gender, power, marriage, infidelity, parenthood, and the experience of American black women.
DILIP BOBB
DELHI ART
He was the epitome of an avant garde artist—the works of the late Brij Mohan Anand will be exhibited in the capital this month.
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Just as India was getting the IPL fever back, out comes another match-fixing crisis. What is it about big money that begets bigger greed?
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10 Years Ago
Till as recently as 1998, India's only commercial link to the FIFA World Cup was restricted to making the footballs to be kicked around in tournaments—hand-stitched in Ludhiana and Jalandhar's grimy sweatshops, sometimes allegedly by children below the age of 14. Eight years on, things have changed for makers of footballs as well as the marketers of the global showpiece in the country.