An idea on trial

JNU`s boisterous democracy meets power politics

Nationalism and its discontents

Opening Comment

The JNU episode reflects failures of governance, success of hate politics

Restoring the parched land

Report

Actor Nana Patekar`s NGO makes water conversation a mass movement

Hungry? Have tobacco, it is cheaper than food

Analysis

Health economists recommend uniform tax rates across all tobacco products

"We must enhance involvement of scientists from developing countries"

Interview

An interview with Dr Hoesung Lee, chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Our ancestors

Story

Today`s Indian population derives from four groups, not two as supposed earlier, finds a new genetic study

No cure for ailing medical education

Story

What ails medical education and what MCI must do about it

Girls, interrupted

Report

Sex workers from quake-hit Nepal are stuck in Delhi’s brothels

A tree grows in Uttarakhand

Story

The ‘exotic’ fruit can be a health changer in hilly regions

‘Before blaming PSBs for NPAs, look at our social role’

Opinion

Rakesh Sethi, executive director at Union Bank of India, presents a fuller account of the issue of non-performing assets and other challenges before the sector

The market churner

Story

If Ringing Bells manages to deliver what it has promised, it will revolutionise the country’s telecom sector. But the odds are heavily against it

Hard to broad ban!

Story

The provisions under the Telegraph Act are wispy and can’t be convincingly invoked to exercise a jurisdiction on the internet world

Internet ban debate: Don`t block, but leverage

Column

Issues ticking on social media must be handled with utmost care, not only to diffuse conflicts but also to build consensus for future courses of inclusive actions

In conversation with actress Katrina Kaif

On a personal note

Katrina Kaif tells us about her life beyond cinema