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What Genetics Tells Us About The Evolution Of Indian Society

India’s history has been dynamic, as full of energy and full of contention as any lively society’s history would be – and this, despite the dead weight of casteism that we have carried for two millennia.
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Voices & Views

Why Do the Poor Get Heart Attacks?

Lack of healthy lifestyle choices compound over time and affect the underprivileged more adversely

Illustration by Keshav Kapil
True Stories

My Most Unforgettable Teacher

The story of an extraordinary mentor who left a life-changing impression

Art of Living

Brown Rice vs White Rice: Which is Better?

Pick the nutrient-packed form of your favourite staple

Features

13 Things You Should Know About Learning A New Language

Tips and tricks for learning a language

Health & Wellness

The No-Fuss Guide to Anti-Ageing

Cut through the promises that lotions and potions offer, to look and feel your age.

Books and Culture

A Look Inside K. R. Meera's Library

An award-winning writer and columnist, Meera won the Sahitya Akademi award in 2015 for Aarachar, which has been hailed as a contemporary classic and a bestseller in Malayalam.

Features

In Conversation With Shyam Benegal

Shyam Benegal on the debates in our campuses and beyond, and the issues highlighted by his films

Humour

Of the Moonwalk and Strange Exams

Out-of-syllabus questions and a unique moonwalk exercise.

'American Survey Officer', by Bhupen Khakhar,  105.4 × 86.6 cm, oil on canvas, 1969, Image courtesy: Kiran Nadar Museum of Art
Books and Culture

From the Brush of a Self-Taught Artist: Bhupen Khakhar

Bhupen Khakhar's bold, colourful brushstrokes spoke of a yearning that was touched spectators and fellow artists alike

Midnight's Fury: Memories Of A Horrifying Journey To India During Partition
True Stories

Midnight's Fury: Memories Of A Horrifying Journey To India During Partition

Harbans Mahajan looks back at the hellish journey he and his family took to India in 1947, when he was six years old

Gandhi's Appeal To Hitler For World Peace
Voices & Views

Gandhi's Appeal To Hitler For World Peace

At the end of 1940, at the height of the Nazi empire, 71-year-old Gandhi wrote a letter to Hitler appealing to his better nature and asking him to stop the war. The letter is as futile as it is admirable. Hitler never replies

Emergency Chronicles: How The Emergency Unfolded Between 25 And 28 June, 1975
Books and Culture

Emergency Chronicles: How The Emergency Unfolded Between 25 And 28 June, 1975

On 28 June, 1975, the Bombay edition of The Times of India carried an obituary notice: “D’Ocracy— D.E.M. beloved husband of T. Ruth, loving father of L.I. Bertie, brother of Faith, Hope and Justicia, expired on 26th June.”

What's that Word Again?
Features

What's that Word Again?

Eight terms that will bring you up to speed with new lingo

How to Look at the Bright Side
Art of Living

How to Look at the Bright Side

Creating positive change in your life and in your community might hinge on how well you can check your cynicism