Kushan Mitra

Kushan Mitra

Range Anxiety is a real concern

Range Anxiety is a real concern

Thursday, 01 April 2021 | Kushan Mitra

This uneasiness is quite realistic and no matter what the industry or the Government says, it isn’t going away anytime soon The latest season of the Netflix animated comedy series ‘Big Mouth’ introduces a character called ‘Tito the anxiety mosquito’. While the character is comedic, it does highlight the serious anxiety...

Bonjour L’Inde

Bonjour L’Inde

Friday, 19 February 2021 | Kushan Mitra

The Indian Air Force loves their French planes so there is good reason that Indian road users might like Citroen Wait a minute, you might say after reading the headline. Isn’t Renault already a well-established French brand in India? Yes, they are, but they don’t really sell you French cars,...

Ship of Theseus

Ship of Theseus

Friday, 12 February 2021 | Kushan Mitra

Land Rover’s new Defender is different from the old one in every conceivable way Let me take some time to talk about the title of this review, the ship of Theseus. This gentleman in Greek legend was the mythical founder of the city-state of Athens and he once had a ship....

End of the Golden Age?

End of the Golden Age?

Thursday, 11 February 2021 | Kushan Mitra

Time and again in history, a great age is almost always followed by a time of darkness. That is where the aviation industry finds itself now In the first couple of months of 2020, your columnist made two trips to the West Coast of the United States. Each time he boarded...

Booster dose required?

Booster dose required?

Monday, 08 February 2021 | Kushan Mitra

The travel, tourism and aviation sectors might feel a bit hard done by, with few sops in the Budget. But it is still too early to intervene Around this time last year, your columnist wrote a piece saying that the global aviation sector was about to get hit hard by an...

Hidden in the hills — Satdhara

Hidden in the hills — Satdhara

Saturday, 06 February 2021 | Kushan Mitra

The Buddhist stupas at Satdhara are tucked away on the edge of a forest and only a few know that they exist. By Kushan Mitra Satdhara is quite literally off the beaten path. Trying to find our way to these Stupas on the hills that are a part of the Betwa...

A closer look

A closer look

Friday, 05 February 2021 | Kushan Mitra

The new Tata Safari offers a good drive but you wonder if the car deserves a ‘Safari’ tag Let me be honest for a second, the new Tata Safari is the best ‘new’ Tata car I have driven in a while. But therein lies the rub because one has to ask...

Carvings on a hill — The Udaygiri Caves

Carvings on a hill — The Udaygiri Caves

Thursday, 04 February 2021 | Kushan Mitra

Kushan Mitra witnesses sculptures that document the beginnings of some of our religious practices Sometimes when you make fascinating discoveries at a hitherto unseen Indian historical site (quick aside: while I’m a child of two history scholars, I did read English Literature in college), it makes you wonder how much of...

State Editions

Bundelkhand gets ready for ‘water’ revolution

05 August 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

‘Convert pandemic crisis into an opportunity’

05 August 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

14 more RT-PCR labs to come up

05 August 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Akhilesh’s cycle yatra today

05 August 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

Career counselling webinar held at UU

05 August 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

OTT: a win-win for All

01 August 2021 | Ajayya Kumar | Agenda

Out-of-Body experience

01 August 2021 | Hingori | Agenda

Art can be healing

01 August 2021 | Aarrti Zaveri | Agenda

God’s manifestations

01 August 2021 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Conscious empowerment

01 August 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I don’t have any complaints from the industry’

01 August 2021 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer