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Farmer Fury

Maximum Support Protest

NH44…London, Sydney, California. The farm protests of 2020 are far more inclusive, pan-India, even global—than those of the 1940s and ’80s. Only constant: the State’s betrayal.

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December 21, 2020

Cover Story

  • Farm Politics

    Minus And Maximus

    The Centre underestimated farmers’ grievances and is unwilling to climb down and lose face. Its only hope...

    December 21, 2020 | Bhavna Vij-Aurora
  • Interview

    ‘New Laws Not Related To MSP’

    Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar talks about the government’s position...

    December 21, 2020 | Prashant Srivastava
  • Farm Economy

    Minimum Support, Maximum...

    MSP has long ceased to be an enabler for farmers. It is more of a political tool to garner votes. And this trend...

    December 21, 2020 | Ajit Kumar Jha
  • Opinion

    Sow Only After Preparing Soil

    Shelving the enforcement of the new farm laws, until amendments are dec­ided upon, is the way forward...

    December 21, 2020 | Sukhpal Singh

National

  • Interview

    ‘Farm Bills Were Passed After Dissent...’

    Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla says the Constitution of India is the backbone of...

    December 21, 2020 | Ruben Banerjee
  • Politics/Tamil Nadu

    Test For Thalaivar Magick

    Rajinikanth’s late entry has unnerved Dravidian majors

    December 21, 2020 | G.C. Shekhar
  • States/Kerala

    Dry Run To Test The Water

    Ruling Left faces heat from BJP, Congress in civic polls.

    December 21, 2020 | Preetha Nair
  • Politics/West Bengal

    A Quiver Full Of Arrows, Only One...

    The names being bandied about as a probable BJP CM candidate in Bengal

    December 21, 2020 | Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
  • Opinion

    Catch Bull By Horn

    Perverse incentives won’t work in reducing, stopping air pollution unless robust checks and balances are designed and implemented

    December 21, 2020 | Sanjay Upadhyay
  • Working/Vacation

    Work From Home On A Workcation

    WFH takes a nature trail as workstations move closer to the sea or the hills

    December 21, 2020 | Lachmi Deb Roy

International

  • Sans Frontiers

    Headlines from around the world last week

    December 21, 2020
  • Foreign Hand

    High-pitched sounds, a bit like crickets. Dizziness. Headaches. Cognitive difficulties…. A mystery illness stalks US personnel in Cuba.

    December 21, 2020
  • Diplomacy/India-Canada

    With Bitter Maple Syrup

    Justin Trudeau’s comments in favour of farmers’ protests angers India. It’s another instance of the Canadian PM privileging domestic politics...

    December 21, 2020 | Seema Guha

Business

Economy/Big Biz

Recession Equals Bonanza

GDP shrunk in April-September. But corporate profits zoomed, and were the highest-ever in history. Is this sustainable?.

December 21, 2020 | Lola Nayar

Poliglot

  • Snapshot

    Roshni Lands In Dark

    So it was not 'land jihad' after all. Usual corrupt officials aside, Hindus in Jammu benefited...

    December 21, 2020 | Naseer Ganai
  • Snapshot

    Scratch Back, Win Win

    Upendra Kushwaha’s RLSP led the 'third front' along with BSP, AIMIM et al—often accused...

    December 21, 2020 | Giridhar Jha
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    December 21, 2020

The NEWS

The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

December 21, 2020

Saffron In Biriyani

The BJP’s stunning ten-fold growth in Hyderabad’s municipal polls sets off a counter-alignment on the other side, with TRS...

December 21, 2020 | M.S. Shanker

Arts & Entertainment

Review/Art and Culture

Blush Of Colour In Monochrome

The Michelin Star chef Vikas Khanna speaks about his full-length movie 'The Last Colour', his directorial debut that has been short-listed for the Oscars.

December 21, 2020 | Lachmi Deb Roy

Books

Book Review

My Country, Right Or Wrong

Tharoor holds forth on patriotism and nationalism most eloquently, but deep fallacies mar every argument of his.

December 21, 2020 | Srivatsa Krishna

Diary

Hyderabad Diary

Even with designer abayas and hypermod cyber symbolism, the Pearl comes wrapped in the spirit of its purana sheher, like...

December 21, 2020 | J.S. Ifthekhar

Letters

Letters

Published Feedback From Our Readers: Rants, Raves, Bouquets, Brickbats

December 21, 2020