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OPEN TO OPINION

Story Posted on 29-10-2015

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mumbai blasts 1993, Dawood Ibrahim, Chhota Rajan

India has taken a big risk by arresting Chhota Rajan

Knowing the level of corruption in our prisons, it might be foolish to expect that the underworld don could be given foolproof security when he is finally sent to jail.

POLITICS

 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
Two-child policy, China, Population

Why China's new two-child policy won't lead to a population boom

It's following the pattern of developed countries wherein urban demographics are showing a decline in fertility rates.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Human Rights, JNU, JNU, Occupy UGC

How government is hitting #OccupyUGC below the belt

We're against the regressive and draconian ways of the Indian state and its many institutions.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Twitter, Periods, Girly issues, Ameesha patel

A monkey bite gets you more followers, Ameesha Patel, than girly issues

My aunt had more followers than I had on Twitter, and a hashtag dedicated to her cause trending on the left.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Why bother with Sanskrit?  |  7-minute read

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Religion, Hinduism, Diwali

How to make Diwali memorable this year

My tips for lighting diyas/candles during the festival are not to promote superstition or ritualism.

VARIETY

 |  Breaking views  |  3-minute read
Horror Movies, Halloween, Phobia

What happens to your body when you’re about to die

This American Chemical Society video highlights how the experience of watching people get chased through a horror film is actually similar to being there.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Literature, Poetry

There's no greater joy than writing a poem

They are my response to stimuli. They help me make sense of my situation.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mumbai blasts 1993, Dawood Ibrahim, Chhota Rajan

Is Chhota Rajan's arrest a deal to nab Dawood? India, don't cheer just yet

A dreaded don walking into the hands of waiting police is a total disaster for the heavy rush of adrenaline.