A dark  trade: the thriving beef Indian beef mafia

Even though India has ‘banned’ cow slaughter in most parts and vigilantism is on the rise, the meat mafia is thriving, especially for the Bangladeshi beef market. And for the holy cow, it’s just anoth

(From left) Sam C Maliyil, Abraham Oomman, and Minoo Verghese with their ancestral boat (EPS | Albin Mathew)

Racing ahead against time

A Kerala family gives a new lease of life to their 91-year-old snake boat JaiShot and its competitive tradition by renovating it.

Owner couple Venugopal and his dentist wife Shambhavi.

Payback time: story of a homestay in Chikkamangaluru

A cosy homestay nestles amidst a coffee estate in Chikkamagaluru offers defence personnel a free stay.

Stop partisan bickering, defuse explosive issues

There is never a dull moment in the Indian Politics. No respite from lightning and thunder sans the rain. Much time is wasted in pointless posturing, while burning national issues await resolution.

When couture is king and queen

Raising the curtain on the tenth edition of India Couture Week, which opens in New Delhi today.

(EPS | Shekhar Yadav)

Wrapped in Lights and Shadows

iPhone photographer Parul Sharma’ debut exhibition in Delhi will showcase her passion for art deco

Love and newsprint; Sheila Kumar's No strings attached  reviewed

Classic boy meets girls, fall in love gets a charming new spin with no strings attached.

A dark  trade: the thriving beef Indian beef mafia

Even though India has ‘banned’ cow slaughter in most parts and vigilantism is on the rise, the meat mafia is thriving, especially for the Bangladeshi beef market. And for the holy cow, it’s just anoth