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MF Husain goes immersive | Return of the Husain saga

"I don’t think Husain took me seriously,” says Kiran Nadar, recounting a favourite anecdote about how hard she had to pursue India’s most famous artist back in the day. He did eventually produce some paintings for her...

Aam Aadmi Party | Kejriwal at a crossroads

It was during the India Against Corruption (IAC) agitation in 2011 that Arvind Kejriwal shot to national fame. The movement, allegedly backed by the RSS-BJP, gave voice to the public anger against graft at a time when...

CAA | Who wins, who loses

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Disciplining the discoms – India Today

Sometime in the middle of January, Hiralal Nagar, the energy minister in the newly sworn-in BJP government in Rajasthan, visited Union power minister R.K. Singh’s office in New Delhi with a request. He wondered if his state...

Interview with Power minister R.K. Singh | ‘No one is exempt. You can’t game the system as it’s rule-based’

As India’s economy expands, providing uninterrupted power is paramount. Besides enhancing capacity and augmenting infrastructure, it’s essential to minimise losses and make discoms fiscally responsible. Union minister of power and new & renewable energy R.K. Singh discusses...

Vehicle scrapping | Slow lane to the scrapyard

The government’s ambitious vehicle scrapping policy runs aground as states are tardy in implementation, private players hesitant and owners reluctant to part with old vehiclesAbhishek K Kaiho’s registered vehicle scrapping facility at Fatehpur, Haryana. Established with Japanese collaboration,...

Kavach | Preventing train collisions

The Indian Railways' anti-collision system, Kavach, holds great promise for reducing train accidents. But its slow rollout remains an issueA view of the Kavach interface inside a train engine; (Photo: Krishnendu Halder)ISSUE DATE: Dec 25, 2023 |...

TMC’s football pitch | Politics of the beautiful game

Seeking to channel football's all-pervading popularity in Bengal towards extending political control, the Trinamool Congress is spreading its tentacles in the sport's administrationDODGE AND DRIBBLE: Mamata Banerjee inaugurates the Durand Cup in Kolkata, Aug. 3 (Photo: Debajyoti Chakraborty)ISSUE...

Governor troubles | The Centre’s proxy war

Governors in Opposition-ruled states are again in conflict with the elected governments there, forcing the judiciary to step in. A constitutional ambiguity has helped them sit endlessly on bills passed by the state legislaturesCAN’T SEE EYE TO EYE:...

West Bengal tea industry | Cup of woes

The tea industry in West Bengal contributes 26 per cent of India's total production but it is struggling with depressed prices and falling exports. Insiders debate how and whether it could script a recoveryBREWING TROUBLE: Pluckers at a...
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Daily marijuana use outpaces daily drinking in the US, a new study says

Daily and near-daily marijuana use is now more common than similar levels of drinking in the US, according...
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