Date

OPEN TO OPINION

Story Posted on 22-02-2016

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Patriotism, JNU, Nationalism

Why I swear by JNU's nationalism above anything else

From providing relief to victims of the anti-Sikh riots to those hit by the tsunami, students of the varsity have always set the standards.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Pulp Pit  |  5-minute read
Airlift, Bollywood, Neerja

How the aam aadmi biopic is wooing Bollywood

Real stories about real people bring in an element of respectability to that approach, even if they alter certain truths of the tale they set out to narrate.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Rohith Vemula, Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid, JNU

'They fear us because we dare to speak up': JNU refuses to be cowed down

The students have rallied around Umar Khalid, who has been labelled an 'anti-national', with the police hot on his heels.

POLITICS

 |  Eye In The Sky  |  5-minute read
Manohar Lal Khattar, Haryana, Reservation, Jats

Jat stir reveals a sad reality of India

The next time anybody wants something from the government, they know what to do.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
FTII, Dadri Murder, Kanhaiya Kumar, JNU

Can Ramdev cure my liberal fever?

With JNU, Dadri and FTII in the air, I have had no choice but to react.

POLITICS

 |  Know Your Enemy  |  4-minute read
Lance Naik, Captain Pawan Kumar, Indian Army, Nationalism

Stop glorifying martyrdom, India. It insults our heroes

Let us honour those who lay down their lives by thanking them for their service, but never betraying an appetite for their deaths.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Environment, Narendra Modi, COP-21, Climate change

India stands on the brink of an ecological swaraj. Will Modi deliver?

The PM is a proud national, yet his model of development is surprisingly colonial.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Book Extract, Bollywood, Shammi Kapoor, Tumsa Nahin Dekha

How Tumsa Nahin Dekha shot Shammi Kapoor to fame and changed Bollywood

[Book extract] The film also redefined the concept of a 'musical romance' in Hindi cinema.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
NDA, Narendra Modi, Union Cabinet

Modi's new Union cabinet must reflect talent, not talent deficit

It's time to rebuild a strong, performance-driven core team as he approaches the second anniversary of his prime ministership.