Rise of the robots

With the Karnataka elections, democracy enters a new age in which the voter stands reduced to a robot

Boys and girls


Why hasty ordinance on rape of minors is populist

Our jobs, their jobs


What about the obvious indicators of rising unemployment?

Water remains a forgotten issue


In poll time, politicians talked a lot, on a lot of issues. Curiously, water scarcity was not one of them

Making sense of K`nataka polls


Kumaraswamy aspires to be become king-maker, but will he have sufficient numbers?

A campaign sans vision and road map


Caste, populism and mudslinging through a hit-and-run social media propaganda based on half-truths and outright lies marked the Karnataka election

Bengaluru goes a-polling

Photo Essay

In pictures: Election fever in Bengaluru

A dry run in Bundelkhand


Yet again, a region synonymous with hardship and farm distress faces up to the tragedy of farmer suicides

Will there be light at the end of the tunnel?


It is heartening to note that all villages are now electrified. Let us go beyond the narrow definitions and provide a better life to villagers

An African salient


India’s engagement with African nations is steadily moving from the political to the strategic

Making palliative care child’s play


A unique healthcare effort in Kerala’s Alappuzha district is doing wonders by roping in children

Actor Denzil Smith on his love for stage

On a personal note

In conversation with actor Denzil Smith