• Dec
    By Ashish Jhalani

    When an ecommerce giant recently held a day-long mega sale, the impact was big enough for some of India’s brick-and-mortar retail giants to not just sit up but even complain,

  • By Rajgopal Nidamboor

    If misery loves company misery has company enough ” wrote Henry David Thoreau the American author poet and philosopher. It sums up the ubiquitous common cold

  • By Saibal Chatterjee

    It was anything but business as usual at this year’s International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), which concluded in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday. The 19th edition of IFFK, an annual

  • Dec

    With Christie’s second India sale just over in Mumbai, we can safely say that Christie’s art auctions are here to stay. At this auction, funds for the Khoj International

  • Dec
    By Rahul Banerji

    Two weeks ago, Hero Motorcorp (HMC), India’s largest two-wh­eeler brand, set out its tent in the epicentre of the free market world, the United States. Hitherto largely confined to

  • By Preeti Shenoy

    The other day, a good friend of mine sent me a satirical piece published in The Onion, which I loved, that stated the not-so-palatable facts on marriage using black holes

  • I’ve always had a complicated relationship with the idea of capital-G God. I liked the idea of multiple gods because I was an imaginative child and thought of them

  • By Pradyot Lal

    In an already deeply divided society religious conversion becomes yet another tool to polarise people. RH Tawney in his masterly tome Religion and the Rise of Capitalism has

  • By GM Kapur

    Haryana today is better known as it is facetiously said for its agriculture rather than its culture. That Haryana was the largest civilisation in the Indus Valley


    The best known kind is the dim or jaundiced view one adopts when faced with an improbable explanation, get-rich-quick offer, emailed appeal for money from Nigerian ex-royalty, food nearing its