Sunil khilnani

An explosion of intimate technologies—miniature chip sensors and smartphones—is rendering digital every experience of reality. Photo: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg<br />

The age of digital improvability

4 min read . 04 Apr 2013
Bill Gates (left) and Warren Buffett are known for their far-reaching philanthropic initiatives. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg<br />

Why our rich don’t give enough

4 min read . 23 Feb 2013
In India, protesters took to the streets after the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old  in Delhi in December. Photo: Raj k Raj/Hindustan Times <br />

A tale of two republics

5 min read . 26 Jan 2013
<br />Parliament turns 60: Rajya Sabha member Rishang Keishing, Resham Lal Jangde, Kandala Subrahmanyam and Kanety Mohana Rao, all members of the first Lok Sabha, at a function to mark the 60th anniversary <br />

The new idea of India

2 min read . 14 May 2012
<br />British-era manuscripts in the Maharashtra state archives department. (Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint) <br />

What we leave for the future

4 min read . 21 Apr 2012
<br />The National Institute of Design campus. Mint<br />

The design manifesto

5 min read . 23 Mar 2012
<br />Cost-benefit analysis: The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad <br />

Aerodynamics

4 min read . 20 Jan 2012
<br />Gag order? Kapil Sibal announcing the decision to monitor online comments earlier this month. Gurinder Osan/AP<br />

The Sibal school of image management

2 min read . 16 Dec 2011
<br />Flawed system: Street vendors are often victimized by corrupt policemen. Photo by Hindustan Times.<br />

The economy of influence

4 min read . 18 Nov 2011
<br />Flawed system: Street vendors are often victimized by corrupt policemen. Photo by Hindustan Times.<br />

The economy of influence

4 min read . 17 Nov 2011
<br />Get up, stand up: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests outside 1185 Park Avenue, New York, on 11 October. Photo by Andrew Burton/AP.<br />

The crisis of capitalism

4 min read . 14 Oct 2011
<br />Get up, stand up: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protests outside 1185 Park Avenue, New York, on 11 October. Photo by Andrew Burton/AP.<br />

The crisis of capitalism

4 min read . 13 Oct 2011
<br />End of the World: (clockwise from top) Protesters, one of them dressed as Murdoch, protest against the government approving the takeover of BSkyB by Murdoch’s News Corp. in London on 30 June; Colin My<br />
<br />End of the World: (clockwise from top) Protesters, one of them dressed as Murdoch, protest against the government approving the takeover of BSkyB by Murdoch’s News Corp. in London on 30 June; Colin My<br />
<br />The cosmopolitans: (from left) Nehru, Tagore and Gandhi all sought a deep imaginative engagement with the wider horizons of Asia.<br />

The discovery of Asia

7 min read . 02 Jul 2011