1. The winners and losers of the war | India has neither lost nor gained anything by refusing to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, writes Chinmaya R. Gharekhan.
  2. A dissonance in India-German ties | Whether the Prime Minister of India’s visit to Germany changed the perception about India’s stand on Ukraine assumes critical importance, writes Shanthie Mariet D'Souza.
  3. The kernel of Sri Lanka’s waterfront protests | The future of Sri Lanka is volatile and uncertain but there is an undercurrent of hope being sustained by the people, writes Radhika Coomaraswamy.
  4. Finland’s bid to join NATO | What does Finland’s entry into NATO mean for Russia and the European Union? Will the move escalate the security crisis? explains Rishabh Kachroo in Text and Context.
  5. Sagittarius A*: The Milky Way’s dark centre | With an Earth-sized eye, researchers imaged the compact object in the galaxy, writes Shubashree Desikan in The Hindu Profiles