In ‘An Ordinary Life’, former Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa writes about his father Udai Singh and the moral compass that guided him in a rapidly changing India.
In ‘Brand Activism’ Christian Sarkar and Philip Kotler write that if talent is rebelling, companies need to listen and establish a response protocol.
In ‘Space Life Matter’, Hari Pulakkat writes that the Ooty Radio Telescope was built to prove the Big Bang model, but it really came in handy to study the sun.
In ‘Smash—The Rise of Indian Badminton’, Benedict Paramanand writes that aging players are setting up academies, but few take coaching seriously.
In ‘Securing India’s Rise’, edited by Lt Gen Kamal Davar (retd), Mohan Guruswamy writes that 2010-20 is the lost decade, and recovering from it will take time.
In ‘Dilip Kumar: Peerless Icon Inspiring Generations’, Trinetra and Anshula Bajpai write that Sapru was first chosen to play Prince Salim, but the shooting got shelved due to Partition.
In ‘Smokeless War’, Manoj Kewalramani writes that public opinion has been Xi Jinping’s highest priority, with special focus on online media.
In ‘Indians’, Namit Arora writes that scientists trace the earliest instances of endogamy in the subcontinent to the first millennium BCE.
In ‘A Kashmiri Century’, Khem Lata Wakhlu writes about the human side of living in the Valley, something missed by cold political treatises on Kashmir.
In ‘Fiercely Female’, Sundeep Misra writes how Chand challenged the ban on her for having too much testosterone in the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne.