The writer is Associate Editor.
On speed, velocity, acceleration and other superpowers.
All eyes were on Mamata Banerjee, as she publicly refused to allow the CBI to bag her police chief, leaving no air time for anybody else.
Through the everchanging frame of prehistory, a look at the evolutionary story of we, the people.
A survivor’s manual in an increasingly totalitarian world.
While television is no longer at the leading edge of news, social media is formalising transparency norms for political advertising.
The timing could not be more appropriate, now that the number of fresh sedition charges is in double digits, with a herd of people targeted along with Kanhaiya Kumar, and three intellectuals in Assam, including the much-respected Hiren Gohain.
The media— at home and abroad— can’t find their way out of dealing with illnesses or Brexit
Human progress is continuous rather than episodic — so, the advances we shall see in 2019 would probably be the products of work that was pioneered years or decades ago.
A rich bounty of non-fiction narratives explains a rapidly changing world; the best of fiction mines the human heart
2018 will be remembered as a cusp in the culture of communications, when public faith was withdrawn from large digital corporates and privacy became an overarching concern.
Shorn of our professional markers, how do we define who we are?
The army chief’s comments on women in frontline duties trigger a war of words
The state election results have mellowed TV warriors. So, is it the end of the prizefighting era?
Author Yuval Noah Harari discusses humanity’s fictions about matters as diverse as revolution and the possibility of a dystopic world without women
The theoretical physicist who wandered into chemistry and learned crystallography to answer one of biology’s oldest questions
Two stories tell us something about the future of flying
An informed account of the periodic table, and how chemistry relates to the world around and within us
While the Kartarpur pilgrim route between India and Pakistan leads to a political spin in the media, CNN is fact-checking the White House.
The farce that defines TV debates lives on while the Twitter CEO’s attempts to smash ‘Brahmanical patriarchy’ get drowned in outrage.
CNN’s White House reporter is denied access to the President for asking difficult questions while a paper shows why the media must learn the elements of analytics and artificial intelligence