It’s criminal!

Politics was always seen as a dirty game. But our inablity to check the criminalisation of politics is a national shame

A tale of two verdicts

Opening Comment

Be it a conviction or even an acquittal, the opposition is habituated to looking for Modi’s hand everywhere

The victor is PM, not BJP

Column

It’s introspection time for the party after victory that smells like defeat

Safety in numbers

Column

Majoritarianism is the trump card, as Congress fails to offer a counter-narrative

The dirty game

Column

Why more and more candidates with criminal background contest elections?

Scams through the ages

Column

Acquittal in 2G case follows a pattern. What to do to break it and ensure conviction?

With China there is a visible engagement

Interview

Maldivian ambassador to India,defends his country’s leaning towards China

The home and the world

Column

Growing tensions between globalisation and nationalism

For a cleaner and greener tomorrow

Report

Two housing societies in Mumbai are becoming role models with their waste management, rain harvesting and solar energy solutions

Another attempt

Report

New railway minister revives an ambitious non-starter: the station redevelopment project

Why DBT is needed for TB elimination

Interview

Interview with Dr Sunil Khaparde, deputy director general, Tuberculosis Programme

Straining under a new strain

Report

This year, there have been more than 19,000 cases of dengue in Tamil Nadu. And doctors and scientists are on tenterhooks over the emergence of a new genotype of the dengue virus

Amaravati: Some lessons from Singapore

Interview

Interview with Sreedhar Cherukuri, chairman, AP capital region development authority

Passing the buck on NREGA

Report

NREGA wage delays have so far been compensated by states but the delays caused by centre have never been compensated

Rolling on electricity

Column

Electric vehicles can help boost the sagging power sector – and reduce pollution too

Another step towards privacy law

Column

A comparison between the 2012 experts’ report and the 2017 white paper on data protectio

Imagine Whatsapp in Tamil, Marathi or Telugu!

Column

It could very well become a reality if Indic language typing is introduced in school curriculum

No one worries about the Ganga

Book Review

A telling survey of the holiest river of Hinduism and how dirty it has become

In conversation with Sibi Sathyaraj

On a personal note

"Dream big, stay positive, work hard and embrace what comes"