Tuesday, Dec 07, 2021



Cryptocurrency is emerging as the new global moolah. Is India ready to cash in on the $2.36 trillion market?

Jyotika Sood September 20, 2021
  • Regulation

    To Tame A Wild Stallion

    India doesn’t want to be left behind as the world begins to embrace crypto. But ­creating the necessary regulatory framework isn’t easy.

    September 20, 2021 | Kamalika Ghosh, Yagnesh Kansara
  • Technology

    Cryptic Nuts And Bolts

    Decoding the mechanics behind the befuddling yet exciting world of money that is not quite money

    September 20, 2021 | Madhuparna Roy Sukul

Other Story


Towards A Decentralised Economy

Exchanges, government and security agencies need to work closely to create a regulatory framework for the cryptocurrency market

September 20, 2021 | Nischal Shetty



The Battle For No. 2

JD(U) is embroiled in a struggle over which of its leaders is the mightiest after Nitish Kumar

September 20, 2021 | Giridhar Jha

Does Office Size Matter?

JD(U) and RJD fight a ‘space war’

September 20, 2021

Structures Of Violence

Addressing chronic ‘political’ violence in Kannur demands engaging every layer of society...

September 20, 2021 | Sunilkumar Karintha
States/Arunachal Pradesh

To Be Or Knot To Be

A proposed bill aimed at gender equality divides opinion in the Northeast state

September 20, 2021 | Dipankar Roy
West Bengal/Militancy

Splinters In The East

Soon after the BJP raises demand for a separate north Bengal state, the Kamatapur Liberation...

September 20, 2021 | Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Mysore! My Sore?

The idyllic charm of the historic city is in an uneasy tussle with brash forces of change

September 20, 2021 | Ajay Sukumaran

Trust Good Ol’ Yatra To Reach Voter’s Heart

It started with Gandhi marching to Dandi, mobilising the masses all along. Now every...

September 20, 2021 | Bhavna Vij-Aurora
Wide Angle

Breathing Down Dragon’s Neck From Army Bunkers in Sikkim

How Manoj Bajpayee managed to humanise a spy and make the character so intensely...

September 20, 2021 | Sandipan Chatterjee



Steadfast Till The End

Fahim Dashty resisted, till death, the Taliban’s sectarianism. His heart beat only for a modern, democratic Afghanistan.

September 20, 2021 | Jayant Prasad

Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week

September 20, 2021

Foreign Hand

The Americans deleted reams of sensitive info collected over 20 years before they fled—but left behind biometrics on some...

September 20, 2021



Bad Apples Spoil The Delicious

Price crashes as supply glut and several other factors manipulate market in Himachal Pradesh

September 20, 2021 | Ashwani Sharma


Football/Durand Cup

Foul In The Penalty Box

Delhi’s Durand Cup is yanked off to Calcutta. It betrays a profound ignorance and aloofness about football.

September 20, 2021 | Soumitra Bose

Calling An Off-Side

The shifting of Durand Cup to Calcutta is harsh on Delhi’s football lovers

September 20, 2021 | Shabbir Ali



Kisans Unite Shiva ‘n’ Allah

Why did Rakesh Tikait revive his father’s secular slogan? Because reversing the effects of the 2013 riots on western...

September 20, 2021 | Jayanta Bhattacharya
Officer’s Death

Suicide? Murder? Accident?

How did Soumya Ranjan Mohapatra, a young forest officer in Odisha’s Paralakhemundi, end up with 90 per cent burns...

September 20, 2021 | Sandeep Sahu

Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there

September 20, 2021



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

September 20, 2021

A Break-Up In Assam

In Assam, where every road is leading to saffron, the GOP decides to plough a lonely furrow to cut its losses ahead of bypolls.

September 20, 2021 | Dipankar Roy

Art & Entertainment

Review/Art And Culture

To Everything There’s A Season

In a deft inversion, Tarantino turns Once Upon A Time In Hollywood into a novel. Overlaying the two, we get insights on film-making, his pet themes and glory in his immersion into the late ’60s.

September 20, 2021 | Satish Padmanabhan


Book Review

Eastern Disturbances

A former foreign service officer recounts the circumstances around Sikkim’s merger with India, as seen by him in close quarters.

September 20, 2021 | Mani Shankar Aiyar


Power To Her Stilettos

Another Day In Paradise

Lee’s New Girl

Some Like It Cold


Tokyo Diary

“I would be lying if I said I was not gripped by fear…even the best archers have parched throats,” writes Tokyo bronze medallist Harvinder Singh.

September 20, 2021 | Harvinder Singh



Published feedback from our readers: rants, raves, bouquets, brickbats

September 20, 2021