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Cover story

Objection, Your Honour: Supreme Court judge S. Abdul Nazeer's recent speech raises eyebrows

Cover Story
Supreme Court judge S. Abdul Nazeer’s speech at a function organised by an RSS affiliate bodes ill for India’s democratic secular polity. By deman
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Restoration

How the Gaiety Theatre in Shimla was restored

Heritage
The story of how the Gaiety Theatre in Shimla was restored to its former glory.
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Tension over land acquisition

Steel plant land acquisition: Dhinkia resists again

The Nation
The people of Dhinkia in Odisha, who were in the forefront of anti-POSCO protests years ago, are now fighting another land acquisition attempt for an
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Kerala

A Chancellor and a politician: Crisis brews in Kerala's universities

The Nation
Governor Arif Mohammed Khan alleges political interference in universities in Kerala, declares he will no longer be the Chancellor and triggers a poli
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JAMMU & KASHMIR

Kashmir up for grabs

The Nation
A real estate summit organised by the government in Srinagar is projected as a major turning point that will change the economic dynamics of the Union
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Maharashtra

Stalemate on Speaker election in Maharashtra

Politics
The stalled election for the post of Speaker in Maharashtra again exposes bad blood between the Governor and the State government.
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COVID-19

Omicron cases fuelling the surge in India’s third COVID-19 wave

Covid-19
However reluctant the government may be to admit to the fact, it is clear from the data that not only is India in the midst of the third wave but that
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Book review

Book Review: Irwin Allan Sealy's 'Asoca: A Sutra' portrays Emperor Ashoka as a doubting Buddhist

Books
The writer paints a portrait of Emperor Ashoka as a man who first questions and even resists the creed he eventually embraces.
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Book Review

Book Review: 'Hampi' by Pierre-Sylvain Filliozat and Vasundhara Kavali-Filliozat is more than a coffee-table book on the Vijayanagar Empire

Books
At first glance the book may seem like a coffee-table book because of its lavish photographs, but the Filliozats’ text is valuable as it explores po
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Conservation

Saving the greater adjutant stork from extinction

Wildlife
Once loathed as a social menace and a bird of ill omen, the greater adjutant stork has changed the fortunes of a few villages in Assam and Bihar, than
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West Asia

‘The Civilian Casualty Files’ expose the Pentagon’s killing fields in West Asia

World Affairs
‘The Civilian Casualty Files’, a groundbreaking investigation based on hundreds of confidential Pentagon files, reveals that military air strikes
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Interview: Saikat Majumdar

The sensory filters of politics: In conversation with Saikat Majumdar

Books
Interview with the novelist and literary critic Saikat Majumdar.
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Elephant corridor

Elephantine journey: Maharashtra's elephant corridor bodes well for conservation efforts

Conservation
A herd of 22 elephants has been camping in different parts of Maharashtra’s forested areas with no incidents of conflict, giving conservationists, t