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


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

Hungry? Have tobacco, it is cheaper than food


Health economists recommend uniform tax rates across all tobacco products

"We must enhance involvement of scientists from developing countries"


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

Our ancestors


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

No cure for ailing medical education


What ails medical education and what MCI must do about it

Girls, interrupted


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

A tree grows in Uttarakhand


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

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


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


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!


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


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