Watch: This was how Mahatma Gandhi spun khadi (and this is how Narendra Modi spins it)
Who decided to replace Gandhi with Modi on the khadi calendar and diary?
State of cricket
Why are South African cricketers fleeing to English shores? The answer goes beyond just Kolpak
A falling rand, racial quotas and Brexit have all conspired to make South African cricketers abandon their country in pursuit of stability.
Opening this week
Film review: Vin Diesel's XXX: Return of Xander Cage has superb stunts and an agile Deepika Padukone
Plot be damned: DJ Caruso’s ‘XXX’ movie is all about extreme action and the multi-national cast.
BJP picks a fight with revolutionary icon Che Guevara in Kerala
This is in keeping with the party’s nationwide strategy to discredit cultural icons that do not fit in with its ideology while appropriating those that do.
Meet the editor
‘Chetan Bhagat owns the English he writes,’ says the editor of his books
An interview with Shinie Antony, who edits Bhagat’s bestselling novels.
Religion and State
Apart from the Haj, India subsidises a range of pilgrimages – most of them Hindu
But these expenditures are never viewed with concern about thrift or secularism.
INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Shamsuddin Faridi Desai's virtuosity is on display as he performs Raag Darbari on the rudra veena
This is the fourth recording in our series on the All India Radio National Programme of Music.
Teaser for 2019: Why Maharashtra's civic elections are significant in a year of big-ticket contests
While all eyes are on the Assembly elections in the country, the stakes are high in this state for political parties as well as citizens.
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