Long Reads

The mindless consolidation of public sector banks is also not reform. (Reuters)

The roadmap for real banking reforms

9 min read . 22 Sep 2019
It’s been six weeks since the government revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status and divided it into two union territories (Reuters)

Kashmir @ the UN: Managing the optics

9 min read . 19 Sep 2019
Bechal Kumar Singh, 23, delivers a cake to an office complex in Gurugram's sector 21 on a Sunday afternoon. Singh, who hails from Darbhanga, Bihar, joined online food delivery company Swiggy a year-and-a half. (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

The loneliness of the delivery man

9 min read . 18 Sep 2019
On 14 September, 10 unmanned drones from Yemen caused severe damage to oil facilities in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, north of Riyadh. (Photo: Reuters)

How India can play drone diplomacy

9 min read . 16 Sep 2019
N.K. Singh, chairman of the Fifteenth Finance Commission (right), and Ajay Narayan Jha (left), a member of the commission (Photo: Mint)

Beware the nudge effect in federalism

9 min read . 10 Sep 2019
On 9 January 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the first international exchange at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City. (Photo: Bloomberg)
A Mercedes-Benz AMG Project One hypercar on display.  (Photo: Bloomberg)

The supercar drives into the sunset

12 min read . 03 Sep 2019
(Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

How B2B e-commerce turned the corner

9 min read . 03 Sep 2019
The Champions Boat League is a series of 12 races that starts with the annual Nehru Trophy Boat Race. (Ratheesh Sundaram/Mint)

Kerala’s boat races sway the IPL way

10 min read . 02 Sep 2019
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro first ignored the fires completely, and then got into a war of words with world leaders, portraying the backlash as an attack on Brazil’s sovereignty. Photo: AP

How one man is killing the Amazon

10 min read . 29 Aug 2019
Older, meaner, atavistic ideas of nationalism are rising.

A message from the Khan Market gang

10 min read . 27 Aug 2019