POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Narendra Modi, Nitin Gadkari, EAS Sharma, Janardhan Reddy

Former IAS officer pens a hard hitting letter to Modi about demonetisation

EAS Sharma wants the PM to investigate this display of lavishness by his own ministers and party members.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Modi, Black Money, Demonetisation

What demonetisation can teach you about killing a rat

So where is the cash that we were told was being used by anti-India forces to fund terror and other destabilisation operations in the country?

SPORTS

 |  3-minute read
Virat Kohli, Test Cricket, IndVsEng

Why you should treat yourself to Virat Kohli

No better time than now to reconnect with the magic of cricket.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut |  4-minute read
Anita Anand, William Dalrymple, Rani Jindan Kaur, The Rebel Queen

Jindan Kaur, a biopic waiting to be shot

The British did not like Jindan Kaur because she stood up for her boy king Maharaja Duleep Singh.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Bhagavad Gita, Hinduism, Krishna

Why Bhagavad Gita is best described as India’s national book

Dharma is not a matter of dogma, but of adapting our principles to a situation.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
ISIS, Islamic State, Jaouad

Holland ignoring ISIS activists at home will scar Western Europe

Dutch police arrested terror suspect Jaouad carrying the IS flag rather prominently. This is a deliberate attempt to show defiance.

POLITICS

 |  Musings from afar |  5-minute read
China, Pakistan, CPEC, Port, Economic Corridor, Gwadar

Why Pakistan's Gwadar port is a big draw for China

Beijing has always been keen on gaining a strategic toehold in the Arabian Sea.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Culture, Winter, Christmas, Japan, Tokyo, Local, Furoshiki, Mamachari

All the reasons to love Tokyo

The locals may not be friendly, but it’s in their DNA to be helpful.