With JD(U) Exit, BJP is Past the Point of No Return
Whether the BJPs political instincts are correct or not, the party believes it has a winning ticket in...
Living with Ghosts in the Himalayas
In a rural corner of of India, belief in spirits or ghosts is widespread – and modern anxieties...
PM Manmohan Singh to Reshuffle Cabinet
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is due to bring new ministers into the government in a reshuffle.
Aam and the Woman
A little village in Bihar has zero cases of dowry deaths and female infanticide. Why? Because of mango...
First English Factory in India in Ruins
Four centuries later, those early footprints of the British Empire have been obliterated. The ruins are a testimony...
Can Narendra Modi Turn the Tide in Uttar Pradesh
Winning the politically-crucial state of Uttar Pradesh will be central to his ambition.
Why the Indian Telegram Service Will Soon be Forgotten
The only thing thats unstoppable, though, is the advance of communication technology that renders relics obsolete
Big, Fat Weddings
Gone are the days when white horses carried the groom while the baraatis would dance, throwing currency notes...
Foreigners Seem to be More Upbeat on India
Foreign observers and investors continue to see India as a positive growth story, even as domestic players cower...
Music-movie-book Chains Shut Shop as Digital turns Mainstream
I: Book-music-movie retailing in India is in the middle of a shakeout with almost all the major chains...