How does the Outlook cover get decided? Through tough debate, deeply felt opinions, a sense of the public mood. The dilemma this time: should we foreground election results, amidst a pandemic? Here's why I voted yes.
It is the peak of summer in Tamil Nadu – Agni Nakshathiram – the equivalent of Kahthiri in the North. Hot winds start blowing from the morning and people hunt for shades and gulp down water and cool drinks by the gallons