An eye on elections

Ebola in America

President Barack Obama meets Nina Pham, a nurse who contracted the disease while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas and recovered completely.

Indian connection

Outreach and awareness

Dr Kalyani Gomathinayagam before entering the high-risk area of the treatment centre in Foya district.


What is Sufism?

Evening prayers 'tarawih' marking the eve of the holy fasting month of Ramzan at the shrine of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer on June 30.

Social Issues

Recitation row

A demonstration by non-Brahmin Hindus outside the Sri Swamy Devaraja temple in Kancheepuram on October 28.

Burkina Faso

Fall of a strongman

Over a million anti-government protesters thronged the Place de la Nation in Ouagadougou on October 31, forcing President Blaise Compaore to give up office.


Strategic entente

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the ceremonial reception accorded to him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on October 28.

Gabriel Atencio Ruiz

Hero and human

''Last Days of the Liberator in San Pedro Alejandrino's House'', at the exhibition ''Semblanza Del Liberatador Simon Bolivar'', in New Delhi.

Nobel Prize/Chemistry

Microscopy to nanoscopy

Eric Betzig.

Climate change

Right synthesis

West Bengal

Terror trail

The NSG recovered a huge cache of arms from a house at Khagragarh in Bardhaman district.


Seeing red about going green

Eros Corporate Tower, a certified green building at Nehru Place in New Delhi.

Interview: Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister

‘We are not taking any chances’

Dr Harsh Vardhan: “In India, there have been no Ebola deaths or even suspected cases.”


Orgy of myth making

The All India Backward Students' Forum at JNU, Delhi, observed Mahishasura Martyrdom Day on October 9. Here, a poster announcing the event.


Dilma’s challenges

President Dilma Rousseff and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva celebrate the results of the elections, in Brasilia on October 26.

Northern Africa

Uprisings and downturn

Beji Caid Essebsi, the 87-year-old leader of Nida Tunis, the party of the old order. He was the Foreign Affairs Minister under Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.


Heritage trail

The Cathedral of Piazza Duomo in Vicenza, erected in 1430 in Gothic form with chrome marble and blind arcades and attributed to Domenica da Venezia.

Warren M. Anderson

Culpable leadership

A demonstration in New Delhi demanding the extradition of Warren Anderson, an October 2004 photograph.


Kiss and chaos

Members of the


Hope for Kadu Gollas


Court wants law on hartals

A march in Thiruvananthapuram during a State-wide hartal called by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on September 2.


Coal block auction

Volume: 31
Issue: 23
Issue Date: 28-11-2014



C.P. Chandrasekhar

Dipping NRI interest

Expectations of a hike in interest rates in the U.S. put the brakes on NRI deposits, which saw a qua»


Sashi Kumar

Close-up and up close

A striking feature of the thoughtfully curated documentary film festival held in Mumbai is the itera»


Jayati Ghosh

‘Cleaning up’ India

Until the government improves the conditions of those who are responsible for keeping our spaces cle»


  • Author: Thomas Piketty. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer
  • Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press; printed in India by Gopsons Papers Ltd, 2014
  • Pages: 685

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