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Status Quo In Himachal

Status Quo In Himachal

23 June, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Despite accusations of mishandling the Covid pandemic, the BJP has decided to go to assembly polls next year in Himachal Pradesh under the leadership of CM Jai Ram Thakur

A Tale In 37 Tongues

A Tale In 37 Tongues

23 June, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

'Rebati', the first short story in Odia language by Fakir Mohan Senapati, has been translated into 36 languages, 12 of them foreign, a first of its kind.


Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there

Sidepiece To Centre-stage

Sidepiece To Centre-stage

17 June, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Is there a deal in the works on Kashmir? Will Farooq Abdullah be the instrument of a new, compromised accession? Restore statehood and leave Article 370 to the courts?


A Spat That Grows Bigger

Rohini Sindhuri or Shilpa Nag? Whose side are you on? A public spat between bureaucrats consumes Mysore. The debate is going beyond Covid funds, to the land mafia and such like.

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17 June, 2021

Wrath Of The Pandemic

Sandeep Sahu

The juggernaut is subdued, again. Puri will see only a scaled-down rath yatra, with complete Covid protocol. Devotees will be mostly watching on TV. Smaller yatras are off too.


10 June, 2021

Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there


10 June, 2021

Speculation Carousal

Ajay Sukumaran

Is Yediyurappa going? Or not? This tenure has always been rife with an existential threat for the Karnataka CM. Another scene, another act, but the protagonist is still on stage.


10 June, 2021

Beacon Returns As A VIP Flag

Ashwani Sharma

The Modi government had made a big hoo-ha about ridding official vehicles of the vestiges of colonial-era privilege. But the MLAs of Himachal have flagged their dissent ingeniously.


10 June, 2021

The Sins Of The Father

Dipankar Roy

Licypriya Kangujam should have been the toast of town, our own Greta. Instead, the 9-year-old Manipuri climate activist now has to navigate the smog left behind by a conman father.


03 June, 2021

Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there


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03 June, 2021

Cherry Sour On Pondy Cake

G.C. Shekhar

N. Rangasamy, the new CM, contracted Covid but that didn’t dull his political senses! He’s keeping his ambitious ally, the BJP, at bay—and plotting a Trojan move on the chessboard.


03 June, 2021

‘Western Cure May Not Suit Indian Patient’

M.S. Shanker

'We treated over 20,000 cases of Covid and our treatment process helped reduce the mortality rate to almost zero,' says Dr D. Nageshwar Reddy, founder of the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in Hyderabad


03 June, 2021

Power Plan Gone Underground

Sandeep Sahu

Doing away with electricity poles and taking power lines to the womb of the earth? That makes eminent sense for Odisha. After Yaas, the old idea gains…well…new currency.


27 May, 2021

Tiger By The Tail

G.C. Shekhar

The LTTE and the ISI? Did you ever think there could be a connection there. A Manoj Bajpayee-starrer stirs up a hornet’s nest in Tamil Nadu.


27 May, 2021

Covid Kills An Icon, A Dream

Sandeep Sahu

A second Konark temple? That improbable feat may have come about, but we have lost the man who had that dream.


27 May, 2021

The Peeculiar Corona Ark

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Cancer? Covid? Or just depression? Fret not. Dr Pragya Singh Thakur has got you covered. In effulgent yellow.


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20 May, 2021

Mixed Shots

Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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