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FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
THE PRICE OF COMPLACENCY
MAYA LOBS A GOOGLY
FROM SALEM TO SOMNATH
THE PAWAR CUT THAT ISN’T?
A UNIQUE WATER MARK
FIGHT TO THE FINISH
REFORMS IN A NUTSHELL
A Different Health Checkup
Politics of Emulation?
TB THE NEW DANGERS • THE RISE IN THE NUMBER OF CASES AND DEATHS DUE TO DRUG-RESISTANT TUBERCULOSIS IS PROVING TO BE AN IMPEDIMENT TO INDIA’S AMBITION TO END THE DISEASE BY 2025. WHAT MORE DO WE NEED TO DO?
A DEADLY BACILLUS • THE CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF A LETHAL DISEASE THAT HAS ADAPTED TO EVADE CONVENTIONAL DRUGS
WAR AGAINST TB • In 2018, the Centre set 2025 as the target for the elimination of TB in India. Though that may be more optimistic than realistic, here are a few milestones
Uttar Pradesh THE LAND OF TIRTHANKARS
BATTLING THE GREENS • THE FOREST (CONSERVATION) AMENDMENT BILL WHICH SEEKS TO EXEMPT STRATEGIC PROJECTS ON THE BORDERS FROM GREEN LAWS IS WELCOMED BY THE MILITARY. WILL ENVIRONMENTAL SAFEGUARDS SURVIVE IN THE RUSH TO PRIORITISE NATIONAL SECURITY?
WAITING FOR A PUSH • Several of India’s strategic infrastructure projects in border areas await environmental approval. This, when Chinese black-top roads inch closer to the LAC itself
COOL INNOVATIONS EXPLORING THE LATEST ECO-FRIENDLY AIR CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGIES
KCR’S GRAND AMBITION • The BRS chief is hoping to win a third term for his party in Telangana even as he has one eye on the throne in Delhi. Is it just empty rhetoric or does the CM have a clear plan?
GEHLOT CRACKS DOWN ON CRIME • AS RAJASTHAN RECORDS A SPIKE IN EXTORTION, FIRING AND OTHER GANG-RELATED CASES, STATE POLICE FINALLY GO AFTER ORGANISED CRIME NETWORKS AND HISTORY-SHEETERS, BOTH ON THE GROUND AND ONLINE
A VILLAGE SHOWS THE WAY • A small hamlet in Maharashtra takes a collective break from TV and smartphone screens to rediscover the simple pleasures of life
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PRIDE AND POLITICS • Rising lion numbers and corresponding human and industrial expansion have led to increased man-animal conflict in Gir. Everyone agrees the lions need to move. Whether it can be outside Gujarat is where things remain stuck
GOING NOWHERE: LION TRANSLOCATION THROUGH THE DECADES
West Meets East • Indian-American rapper and singer Raja Kumari’s new album shows signs of her sonic and personal evolution
A RETURN TO ROOT • INDIAN-AMERICAN DJ-PRODUCER KSHMR’S UPCOMING ALBUM HAS DESI HIP-HOP FANS EXCITED
Scripting a Screen Epic • Noted Tamil author B. Jeyamohan talks about the challenges in adapting an epic literary work like Ponniyin Selvan into a film
ROGUE FAMILY • Homi Adajania’s Saas Bahu aur Flamingo is an offbeat tale of four women involved in a shady trade
Memoirs of a Parsi Daughter • THE INSPIRING STORY OF DOSEBAI COWASJEE JESSAWALLA, WHO BECAME ONE OF THE FIRST INDIAN WOMEN TO GET AN ENGLISH EDUCATION