POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Separatists, Pakistan, Indian Army, Kashmir crisis

How Modi government can woo angry Kashmir youth

Participants in agitations would reduce. I hope the Centre considers this option.

VOICES

 |  Romancing India: The Wild Outdoors. |   Long-form
Relationships, death, Childhood, Grandmother

On grandma and photographs

We call her Nenek, Malay for grandmother.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Hinduism, Dharma, Hindu Dharma

Why Hindu dharma is the world's most profound philosophical tradition

It's India's great gift of knowledge to the world that remains at the cutting edge of science, spirituality and psychology today.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Kiran Bedi, Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, Indian soldier

Dear Rishi Kapoor, Kiran Bedi, how can you measure who mourned Vinod Khanna, who didn't

In a nation where there is no respect for the living, it was the last thing that the dead and their kin needed.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Relationships, Best Friend, female friendships

Why every girl needs a BFF

'Friend-fluence' is not to be underestimated.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Supreme Court, Aadhaar, Right to Privacy

Aadhaar-PAN mandatory link is about government wanting to make Indians virtual slaves

Senior advocate Shyam Divan in SC explained how the biometrics-based identity encroaches into and criminalises unassailable civil liberties.

POLITICS

 |  Musings from afar |  5-minute read
China, Australia, Indian Navy, Indian Ocean

Despite visa issue, India must keep up with Australia. Both are leading powers in Indian Ocean region

Both likeminded nations should keep in mind China’s assault on maritime security and freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific region.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Baahubali, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Why Baahubali 2's success will be a turning point in Indian cinema

It will inspire filmmakers to take up bigger challenges and make films as grand in scale and execution as Hollywood.