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April 02 ,  2017
  • Return drift
    COVER STORY

    Return drift

    By Lakshmi Subramanian/Sri Lanka Photographs by Bhanu Prakash Chandra | April 02, 2017

    As the ethnic war ended in Sri Lanka, the promise of a peaceful future beckoned refugees who had fled the country decades...

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  • Political stability is important for nation’s growth
    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

    Political stability is important for nation’s growth

    By Lakshmi Subramanian | April 02, 2017

    Exclusive interview/ Ranil Wickremesinghe, prime minister, Sri Lanka

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  • Bloom & the boom
    COVER STORY

    Bloom & the boom

    By Sachidananda Murthy | March 26, 2017

    With thumping victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, and dramatic coups in Goa and Manipur, Modi is set to embark on...

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  • Shah’s show
    COVER STORY

    Shah’s show

    By Pratul Sharma and Ajay Uprety | March 26, 2017

    BJP’s winning ways owe a lot to Amit Shah’s grand plans and their brilliant execution

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  • Mind behind the wave
    AMIT SHAH PROFILE

    Mind behind the wave

    By Nandini Oza | March 26, 2017

    Taking up challenges and coming out with flying colours is not new for BJP president Amit Shah. Before working his magic...

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Current Events

The yobby Yogi CURRENT EVENTS
The yobby Yogi

Hindutva posterboy Yogi Adityanath has emerged as a star chief minister. But,...

By Ajay Uprety
Boy oh boy
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Statescan

Swing state KARNATAKA
Swing state

The bypolls on April 9 will set the stage for the big battle next year

By Prathima Nandakumar
Viral feeder
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@leisure

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Business

Joint operations BUSINESS
Joint operations

The merger of Vodafone and Idea Cellular is the largest shakeup in the telecom...

By Nachiket Kelkar
Full throttle
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Specials

Saffron stretch RSS
Saffron stretch

RSS plans to expand its base in south and east India

By Pratul Sharma
A journey of thousand miles
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Sports

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No burst in Amsterdam EUROPE
No burst in Amsterdam

The Netherlands holds back its Trump. But the surge of the far-right and...

By Anita Pratap
The faraway windfall
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Point Blank

  • "My birthday used to come in the middle of final exams. For anybody born in March, it is a torture because kids don’t come to their birthday party."

    Rani MukherjeeActor

  • "I am a fairly assertive woman, and married to a man who on screen punches holes in walls with his bare fists and yet I have not been spared. So I shudder to think about what happens to the vast majority of working women. "

    Twinkle KhannaActor, and wife of actor Akshay Kumar, on sexual harassment

  • "Sushil Kumar Modi should wear a saffron robe, pierce his ears and shave his head to look like Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath so that he could derive some benefits from the party."

    Lalu PrasadRJD chief, on the BJP’s president in Bihar

  • "Politics is a bit more complicated than a game of cricket. At the end of the day, the batsman has to pick the ball and play the stroke. So must we, as a party that has more experience on the pitch than most people who offer commentary. "

    Salman KhurshidCongress leader

  • "Disturbing to see some thumping chests saying Yogi Adityanath’s appointment as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh is a sort of victory of Hindu pride. Not my style of Hinduism or India. "

    Chetan BhagatAuthor, on Twitter