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The Insurgent

By MEHBOOB JEELANI | 1 September 2011
How Arvind Kejriwal, the architect of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign, brought the rage of an indignant nation to the government's door

Afganistan | Following the Money

Company Man

Balancing Act

The Lede

Letters from

Perspectives

Reporting & Essays

The Insurgent

By MEHBOOB JEELANI | 1 September 2011
How Arvind Kejriwal, the architect of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign, brought the rage of an indignant nation to the government's door

Company Man

By SALIL TRIPATHI | 1 September 2011
The firm that once colonised India is now owned by an Indian businessman. Can Sanjiv Mehta turn history on its head—and make a tidy profit in the process?

Her Middle Passage

By GAIUTRA BAHADUR | 1 September 2011
A journey to unravel the truth of one woman’s courageous crossing reveals a social and family history of indentured labour migration from India to the Caribbean

Books

Balancing Act

By TABISH KHAIR | 1 September 2011
Anita Desai’s fiction both fulfils and challenges expectations about Indian novels in English

Arts

Showtime in Bhutan

By AARTI BETIGERI | 1 September 2011
Druk Superstar, Bhutan's Idol-esque talent show, is a celebration of the old and an opportunity for the modern and upwardly mobile

Fiction & Poetry

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