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FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
YOGI’S NEW NEUTRAL AVATAR
THE CASTE CALCULUS
NEW RESOLUTION, OLD CONGRESS
SORENS IN A MINEFIELD
THE HEAT IS ON • The hottest March in 122 years has been followed by record-breaking heat waves* in Apr-May
BLACKEST OF BOARDS
Why Marital Rape Qualifies as Rape
CRYPTOS ON A CRASH COURSE
SONI AND SONIA
LIVING it up • If there’s one thing the pandemic taught us, it’s that you only live once. And Indians are making the most of it, travelling, chasing a new job or hobby, exercising or savouring a moment of pure joy
BACK TO MASJID VS. MANDIR? • A COURT-MANDATED SURVEY OF THE HISTORIC MOSQUE LEADS TO FURTHER ESCALATION WITH CONTESTED CLAIMS OF A HIDDEN LINGAM BEING DISCOVERED. COULD KASHI BE THE NEW AYODHYA?
NUCLEUS OFFICE PARKS BECOMES LARGEST LEED V4.1 OPERATIONS + MAINTENANCE CERTIFIED OFFICE PORTFOLIO IN INDIA • Nucleus Office Parks are the operating platform for Blackstone Real Estate's wholly owned offices in India. With 16 Million square feet under management across Mumbai, Bangalore, NCR, Chennai and Ahmedabad they have an enviable presence in this space. But what grabs our attention is their commitment to sustainability. Nine of their assets have received LEED certifications.
BAFFLING BAN • Foreign governments and our own farmers are angry about India’s sudden ban on wheat exports. But high inflation, lower-than-expected yield and procurement forced New Delhi’s hand
BETTING ON THE HINTERLAND • BHUPESH BAGHEL KICKS OFF HIS 2023 RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN BY UNDERTAKING A SWEEPING TOUR OF RURAL CHHATTISGARH AND ASSESSING GOVERNMENT WELFARE SCHEMES
“Our schemes aren’t freebies, they help productivity” • Partaking of a traditional Oraon tribal meal of kurthi daal, tomato chutney and lakra at the house of Rajnath Singh, a resident of Bhainsakhar village in the state’s Ambikapur district, CM BHUPESH BAGHEL spoke to INDIA TODAY on the Bhent Mulaqat Abhiyan programme, his government’s schemes and plans to take on the BJP in the up coming 2023 assembly election. Excerpts
WHY JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS ARE DELAYED • Tardiness driven by a tangle involving collegiums and the Centre characterises the filling up of vacant positions of high court judges. And pending cases pile up inexorably
HOW INDIA MADE HISTORY • THE INDIAN MEN’S BADMINTON TEAM WON GLORY BY CLINCHING THE THOMAS CUP FOR THE FIRST TIME. WHAT WENT INTO THE BIG WIN AND WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
WHAT ‘IS’ INDIAN POETRY? • A milestone and a doorstopper, this ambitious anthology brings together 94 poets whom India can claim as its own
The Indian Poets Society
LAYING DOWN THE LAW • SHOWS LIKE GUILTY MINDS ARE PROOF THAT OTT PLATFORMS HAVE FOUND A WINNER IN GRITTY LEGAL DRAMAS
Ball in Their Court
DOWN TO THE LETTER • DISPLAYED AT AN EXHIBITION IN KOLKATA, SATYAJIT RAY’S LETTERS TO A YOUNG FRIEND MAKE HIS WARMTH CONSPICUOUS
Centenary Salute • Recent films that have doffed their hats to Satyajit Ray
Against the Stream • Bengali OTT entertainment has taken off, but it sadly remains a prisoner of...