Down the Drain

By Sagar | 1 May 2017

How the Swachh Bharat Mission is heading for failure

Raising a Stink


How people power forced a waste-management revolution in Kerala

Lowering the Bar

By Alok prasanna Kumar | 1 May 2017

How the Bar Council of India undermines legal education in India

Seeing Through Smoke

By Sangita Vyas | 1 May 2017

Rural India’s overlooked crisis of outdoor air pollution

Man of Steel

By BARADWAJ RANGAN | 1 December 2013

How suffering turned a college lad into a Tamil superstar

Opening a Channel

By KARANJEET KAUR | 1 November 2014

Zee Zindagi’s line-up of Pakistani teleplays signals a changing Indian viewership

Write of Passage

By PRATHAP NAIR | 1 May 2017

How Vasudhendra became Kannada literature’s first openly gay writer

Stepchild of the West

By GAVIN JACOBSON | 1 April 2017

Pankaj Mishra’s long view of the emotional cost of modernity

Game Changers

By MALAY DESAI | 1 May 2017

How lobbyists are redeeming poker in the eyes of the law

Morocco | The Sceptre and the Pen

By ANDRÉ NAFFIS-SAHELY | 1 December 2014

A novelist writes on the country’s present trials

From Shadows to the Stars

By PRAVEEN DONTHI | 1 May 2016

The defiant politics of Rohith Vemula and the Ambedkar Students Association


By KRISHN KAUSHIK | 1 July 2014

Who is undermining India’s national oil company?

The Last Lear

By VINOD K JOSE | 1 April 2011

Can the aging patriarch of India’s most fractious political dynasty hold his family together—and continue to cling to power in Tamil Nadu?