April 02, 2020
the fully loaded magazine
Saluting the bravest
Eat, Pray, Live
Play Up, And Play The Game
Military leader, royal, prolific lover, viceregal couple and lifelong influencer—Dickie and Edwina wore many garbs with cool assurance. This book inspects them all.
Dec 11, 2019
Of Ideologies And Compromises: Post Ayodhya Verdict, Congress Romp With Shiv Sena Not Surprising
Political duplicity in India's hapless Grand Old Party is clear. Planning to join forces with a right-wing party like Shiv Sena reflects Congress's desperation for political gains
Nov 14, 2019
Puneet Nicholas Yadav
Gandhi@150: The Sailors Who Rocked The Empire’s Ship
If Gandhi and other leaders had supported the Royal Indian Navy mutiny, would our history have been different?
Sep 26, 2019
Eyes On Offshore Lights
This book sees a shift in India’s Cold War-era statecraft, from Nehru’s non-alignment to Indira’s realpolitik. But both stands weren’t mutually exclusive.
Jan 30, 2019
We The People At The Crossroads
The nation’s democratic foundations are firm but our pluralism is on trial
Jan 23, 2019
Azadi Of The Hindu Qaum
The Congress must learn that primordial religious loyalties can’t make a nation
Nov 29, 2018
Ayodhya In The Time Of Jawaharlal
It’s still a puzzle why India’s first prime minister failed to act decisively when the Babri Masjid was effectively converted into a temple in 1949
Nov 29, 2018
Nehru Jacket Or Modi Vest: Which One Are You Wearing Today?
Two Indian jackets, picked threadbare, to square a debate
Nov 08, 2018
Lachmi Deb Roy
In Nehru’s Backyard: A Row Over Proposed All-PMs Museum At Teen Murti
The proposed museum which will showcase the lives of 14 PMs, including Narendra Modi, will change the NMML’s character which is known for its academic excellence, says former PM Manmohan Singh.
Oct 24, 2018
A regular column on the essential buzz
Feb 09, 2018
From Cradle To Saddle
As Rahul takes over from his mother, the 132-year-old Congress seems to need the dynasty more than the dynasty needs it
Dec 15, 2017
On Parallel, Shining Paths
Gandhiji’s vision of India—a moral, secular version of village life and economy—was the opposite of Nehru’s ideals of socialism, democracy and science. Both made compromises in their stands.
Aug 10, 2017
Stars And Stripes With The Tricolour
Ties between India and US, the world’s largest democracies, have seen highs and lows, before showing a steady upswing in the past 20 years.
Jun 30, 2017
If The Architect Came By In 2016
What would Nehru see if he were to revisit India today? He’d be happy to see his basic blueprint in action. (So what if the details mess it up.)
Oct 25, 2016
Mani Shankar Aiyar
Zero For Aryabhatta
There is no quarrel that our first prime minister was a great man. But do we have to meet him at every turn in the capital?
May 27, 2016
32 Spokes Of Wisdom
Our national symbol, the Ashoka pillar, has an upper chakra missing. An MP pointed it out to Nehru, but was ignored.
Jan 18, 2016
Experiments In Democracy
At a time when India was riven with poverty and communal riots, Nehru’s missives to his chief ministers are a model of sagacity, persuasion and statecraft
Dec 22, 2014
Prem Shankar Jha
Hands That Modelled The Clay
Nehru laid the foundation for democracy, a self-reliant economy and secularism. Let his legacy not be squandered.
Nov 24, 2014
The Jacket's Turned Coat
Modi seems to have managed to turn the attire, his version of retro chic, into something more mainstream and commonplace.
Nov 17, 2014
'Nehru Was Generally Happy To Be Among Either Mountains Or Interesting Women'
The author of
Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire
speaks on Nehru’s persona and his intimate relationships
Nov 17, 2014
Coronavirus: With 375 New Infections, Cases In India Edge Near 1,900; Death Toll Reaches 55
Coronavirus Pandemic: Is Future of International Study and Academic Careers Under Threat?
Bihar Will Take Worst Hit Due To Reverse Migration: Jean Dreze
J&K Govt To Take Action Against Doctors & Paramedics If They 'Publically Criticize The Admin'
Opinion: India Must Reconsider Nationwide Lockdown Lest Economy Falls Off The Cliff
Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan Then and Now: Politics Of An Epic Kind
Blog: Kashmiris Have Lived Through Many A Lockdown. They Could Advise World On How To Face One
Dipak Misra Was Reviled As CJI But Ranjan Gogoi Beguiled His Way To Power
Taking Up Hijab Against Coronavirus
Seemingly Happiest People Often Suffer From Depression
Blog | Not Music Or Art, But It's 'Fear' That Binds Us Together
TN Records 110 New Coronavirus Cases, All Tablighi Event Returnees
Wimbledon Canceled For 1st Time Since WWII
Telangana CM KCR’s Drastic Salary Cut Of Bureaucrats Has Not Gone Down Well
'Corona Crisis, Lockdown Will Result In Unprecedented Economic Devastation'
Coronavirus Lockdown: Centre Asks CBSE To Promote All Class 1-8 Students
Lower Interest Rates On Savings Might Push Investors To Seek Alternate Avenues
Amid Lockdown, Govt Comes Up With Domicile Law For J&K
Belligerent Indian Fans Declare Yuvraj, Harbhajan Anti-Nationals
Opinion | Indian Muslims Have Lost Faith In National Institutions And ‘Secularism’
Highrises Of Nightmares! Why Coronavirus Will Extend Slowdown Period In Real Estate Sector
Opinion | Not COVID-19, Racism Is A Virus That Knows No Cure And India Is A Hotspot
How Coronavirus Pandemic Will Impact The Economy -- And You
Nutrition Warriors | A Mizo Village's Fight To Ward Off Stunted Growth, Underweight Children
Union Budget 2020: What FM Nirmala Sitharaman Can Do To Pull Economy Out Of The Rut
Is Judiciary Living Up To The Indian Constitution @ 70?