- While large swathes of the economy have been savaged by the pandemic and struggle for survival, some have seen opportunity in the crisis, and latched on to it. An aerial survey of the destruction and the survivors.
While farmers and Opposition part-ies protested the ‘anti-farmer’ provisions in the bills, the unseemly haste on display in rushing the bills through Parliament, without further reference, discussion or debate, have raised unsettling questions on this government’s commitment to upholding parliamentary democracy.Here's this week's glasshouse. In the absence of any breakthrough in the negotiations, the PLA will make their positions permanent, thereby completing the unilateral alteration to the Line of Actual Control (LAC).If crop prices are not linked to MSP for sales to private parties, small farmers will lose bargaining power, it is feared.With many testing positive for Covid, and elderly actors and crew in the mix, the resumption of work in the entertainment industry has been marked with a shiver of fear.
Theatre companies, which once fiercely clung to their physical spaces, are learning to embrace digital platforms.Konkana Sen Sharma on her new film Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare and the struggle to find satisfying work in Bollywood.Nisha Susan’s stories may draw you out of your comfort zone, but the characters are all too realStylists and polemicists, Arundhati Roy and Zadie Smith face the apocalypse in distinctive registers.
Partisan governors and their increasingly fraught relationship with the chief ministers are now a regular feature in opposition-ruled states. It is time the gubernatorial role and the criteria of selection are clearly defined.
With cases of Covid reinfections surfacing in the country, is India's low case fatality rate (CFR) really any cause for comfort?
India Today Editor-in-Chief Aroon Purie talks about how three significant drivers of growth, domestic consumption, government expenditure and private investment, have taken a beating.
The ruling AIADMK and Jayalalithaa's estranged heirs battle for control of the late CM's iconic residence, Veda Nilayam
Mission Karmayogi, PM Modi's most ambitious programme yet to reform the bureaucracy, aims to transform it into a future-ready service.
The young Paswan scion is seeking to carve a space for himself in regional politics, and is unwilling to concede the LJP's share of seats to Nitish and the JD(U)