Let’s rewind the past week.

The executive chef of the Rashtrapati Bhavan offers a peek into his kitchen – and his life

Montu Saini on his journey from Haryana to the president’s kitchen. Read more here.

Indians travelling abroad face demonetisation wall: Debit card use overseas seems to have cap too

The RBI’s cap on card withdrawals seems to apply even to currencies that have not been demonetised. Read more here.

Recap: The aims of demonetisation have changed faster than an ATM running out of cash

From killing black money to battling terror to enabling a cashless economy, there’s been a rapid shifting of goal posts. Read more here.

Paneerselvam has a major task: To reverse Tamil Nadu’s slipping development standards

The new chief minister faces crises in welfare delivery, environment and state economy. Read more here.

J Jayalalithaa (1948-2016): The doughty fighter who earned her place in the Dravidian pantheon

With her death, Tamil Nadu has lost one of its two last mass leaders. Read more here.