SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Black Hole, Space research, Neutron Stars, Alchemy

Gold rush in the sky: Two neutron stars colliding is proof of alchemy

LIGO has detected a 'kilonova' about 130 million lightyears from Earth and the result is just spectacular.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Taj Mahal, Azam Khan, Sangeet Som, Yogi, Owaisi

Taj is Taj. Stop romanticising Mughal emperors or Hindu kings. Neither cared for you

Unless somebody in your direct bloodline was one of those rulers, don't lionise their rule.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
India, US, Kim Jong-un, North Korea, Nuclear, attack, Cyber

Is India unknowingly 'aiding' North Korea's cyber war against the US?

Reports suggest that one-fifth of Pyongyang’s cyber attacks now originate from and are carried out by hackers stationed here.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Democracy, autocracy, Pew Research Centre

Is democracy overrated? Over half of Indians are fine with military rule, autocracy

The Pew survey also says '85 per cent trust Modi government' and want a 'strong leader' at the helm.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Army, Suicides, fratricide, pressure

Suicides and fratricide: Indian Army takes care of its soldiers, stop maligning it

It is easy to criticise for those who have not worn the uniform.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Castaways |  7-minute read
Fashion, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Prince, Ziggy Stardust

Why Rajesh Pratap Singh's fashion metaphors echo Ziggy Stardust and Purple Rain

His Amazon India Fashion Week collection is all about the times we live in.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Voters, Music, EC, Meghalaya Assembly Elections

This 'hip hop' music video from Meghalaya will make you feel voting is actually cool

Tarak tak tak is a mix of everything - from electronic dance music, rock guitar to bagpipes.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
CBFC, Tamil cinema, Vijay, Mersal

Mersal: How Tamil superstar Vijay weathered one more storm of controversy

The movie is said to be a take on medical corruption which Tamil Nadu has been witnessing for many years now.

VARIETY

 |  Rough Cut |  4-minute read
Taj Mahal, Agra, BJP, Sangeet Som, Mumtaz Mahal

Sangeet Som, Taj Mahal is everything India should be proud of

The cherry-picking of history, defining acts by religious denomination, are not just detrimental to the nation's well-being but also laughable.