Prakash Karat, the general secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), responds to Ramachandra Guha’s essay about the faltering fortunes of India’s communist parties.
Manmohan Singh at the centre of the storm
An encounter with the newly sought-after craftsman who fashions an identity for you—or, at least, a UID card
Taking a ride with the voice of the Delhi Metro
An Indian-American rapper and his crew are making serious waves in the hip hop world. Is Das Racist’s Himanshu Suri for real?
In Mumbai, a group of skilled restorers helps a traditional Parsi garment survive through generations
A sugar crisis in Uganda has reignited a legacy of racial tension
Where South Asians have established a lasting presence
A French philosopher comes to Delhi