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A Russian standoff
As the standoff between Russia and the West over Ukraine continues, Tanvi Madan from Brookings Institution and TOI's diplomatic editor Indrani Bagchi explain its multiple geopolitical fallouts, including for India.
Lighting another fire
Senior Fellow at Centre for Policy Research Sushant Singh explains the issues that the merging of the flames of the Amar Jawan Jyoti and National War Memorial throw up
Batting for Virat
Brand guru Santosh Desai and cricket writer Anand Vasu on why Kohli matters and how his stepping down will change the Indian team and Brand Virat.
Pulmonologist Dr Zarir Udwadia and immunologist Dr Vineeta Bal explain the dangers, and futility, of overmedicating against Omicron and the path ahead after this wave is over.
The very special Pt Birju Maharaj
Dancers Shovana Narayan and Aditi Mangaldas and musicologist Yatindra Mishra talk about the life and times of 'Maharaj-ji', the doyen of the Lucknow Gharana of Kathak
Aya Ram Gaya Ram in UP
Ahead of a crucial state election in Uttar Pradesh, multiple leaders from the ruling BJP have switched sides. Columnist Radhika Ramaseshan, veteran journalist Vasindra Mishra and Professor Badri Narayan decode what's happening.