11 Feb 2015

Shoba Narayan

From Nights, 8:40 pm on 11 February 2015

Shoba Narayan

Nights correspondent in the second-most populated nation of the world, India, pop. 1,210,193,422 (census. 2011) is Bangalore-based Shoba Narayan.

This week: the Rajasthan government has made the yoga practice of "surya namaskar" mandatory in all public schools; the latest tiger census shows an increase in the number of big cats; the imminent Delhi elections; and the new novel by Tamil author Perumal Murugan may be under attack for his disregard of caste.

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