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OPEN TO OPINION

Story Posted on 03-08-2017

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
PSG, Barcelona, Football, Neymar

Does Neymar really deserve to be the most expensive footballer ever?

The Brazilian forward, after coming to Barcelona, has certainly proved himself to be one of the best in the business.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
West Bengal, Vice Presidential Elections, Gopalkrishna Gandhi

The Gopalkrishna Gandhi I know

He doesn’t put on a mask for public consumption.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Islamophobia, Varun grover, Avni Sethi, Love Jihad

Dancing away prejudices in the times of ‘love jihad’

How to beat hate in the age of acute communalism? By singing ‘Pyaar kiya to darna kya’ and rooting for love.

VOICES

 |   Long-form
Delhi, Nightmare, House help, Nanny

How our search for a nanny for our baby turned into a nightmare in Delhi

What unfolded in the next two months is the most mind-numbing experience of our lives.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
CBFC, Manual scavenging, Kakkoos

Why we must watch Tamil documentary Kakkoos, a brutal exposé of manual scavenging

Divya Bharathi's camera actually captures the horrifying spectacle of people using their hands (no gloves, no boots) to clean human excrement.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, Panama Papers

Why a politically volatile Pakistan is bad news for India

With Nawaz Sharif's ouster from office over Panama papers, perhaps it is time for India to reconcile itself to talking with the generals as well.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Women's hair, Casteism, Lynchings, Dalit Killings

Mob lynches Dalit woman. She was accused of being a 'witch', for cutting women's hair

Rumour-mongering and caste or religion have a sinister connection.