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?

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.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Pakistan, Communal Violence, Kashmir crisis, Amarnath Terror Attack

Why outrage in Kashmir and apologise for terror in rest of India?

Attacks on people, motivated by frenzied communal elements, have the same message and impact everywhere.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Indian Army, Suicide, Leadership

Is there a leadership failure in Indian Army?

The force loses about a 100 soldiers per year to suicides, mostly related to pressures emanating from unresolved family disputes.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Road Accidents, Road Safety, Motor Vehicles Act

Why Indian roads are big time killers

India, with less than 2 per cent of global motor vehicle count, accounts for more than 10 per cent of global road traffic deaths.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Bigg Boss Tamil, Oviya

Why Oviya on Bigg Boss Tamil is such a hit in Tamil Nadu

The viewer in the state has converted into a voyeur.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Wild Ways |  4-minute read
Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Films, Dunkirk

Why Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk is the war film the world needs today

The movie will steal up on you, striking you with eerie terror.