VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Sexual assault, Malayalam Cinema, Dileep

No bail for Dileep: Stardom shaken, his female fans won’t forgive and forget

What is new in this case and was never heard before is ‘contract sexual molester’.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Patriotism, Hypernationalism, JNU VC, tanks, Gau mata

Why do mature Indian citizens need a tank to be reminded of Army's sacrifices?

JNU VC must answer if that's enough to instil patriotism and nationalism.

SPORTS

 |  5-minute read
Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, ICC Women's World Cup 2017

Women’s World Cup 2017: Why the Indian team didn’t really lose

The big test comes now. Will the jingoism of Sunday convert into sponsorships and more pay for these players?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Corruption, Bihar, Nitish Kumar, Lalu Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav

Tejashwi Yadav should resign

The leader who swore by the Nitish Kumar's governance model in the past is acting more like his father, Lalu Yadav.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Make in India, Indian Army, Weapons

How lack of synergy is hurting Indian Army's hunt for weapons

When the various stakeholders in an organisation work in silos, you have a malaise that could kill Make in India.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Loan waiver, crop insurance, farmers agitation, PMFBY

Can Modi government's crop insurance scheme really prevent farmer suicides?

The much-touted Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is not helping the poor and dying farmers even as it's proving to be a huge drain on the exchequer.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Bofors, Dhanush guns, artillery, OBF

It's such a shame fake Chinese parts were used in India-made Dhanush guns

A strong artillery is a prerequisite for the defence of the nation.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Nitish Kumar, Lalu Yadav, Grand Alliance

Why Nitish Kumar’s Bihar alliance with Lalu Prasad is safe

The CM is currently doing a tightrope walk, with some help from the Congress.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Secularism, Sangh Parivar, Shivratri, Nationalism, Anti-nationals, tricolour, kanwariyas

Shiv bhakts are breaking the law by flying tricolour alongside saffron flag

This interpretation of Hindutva has the potential of rendering secularism vulnerable.