Independence Day

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Communalism, Independence Day, RJ Naved

RJ Naved's fake experiment to fish Hindu-Muslim extremists out was idiotic

The producers are not aiming to present an accurate depiction of society; their sole aim is to get as many views as possible.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Piyush Goyal, Independence Day, Narendra Modi

Modi claiming electricity in Nagla Fatela in his speech was not a bright idea

The people of of the village have promptly called PM's bluff.

POLITICS

 |  IST  |  5-minute read
Modi Sarkar, Independence Day, India-Pak, Balochistan

By talking about Balochistan, Modi has put Kashmir in a spot

In his 94-minute speech, the PM spoke about everything from LED bulbs to overhauling agriculture and even Bhimrao Ambedkar, but the K-word wasn’t mentioned once.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking views  |  3-minute read
Independence Day, ABVP, Amnesty International, Sedition

Amnesty International India on facing sedition charges

This is the statement issued by the Bangalore-based Indian branch of the NGO.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   Long-form
Hindutva, Sangh Parivar, Independence Day, Narendra Modi

From Swaraj to Surajya: How Modi's I-Day speech assaulted democracy

Self-rule is the bedrock of a democratic republic. 'Good rule' is subject to interpretation, but is usually majoritarian technocratic hogwash.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read

POLITICS

 |  Wild Ways  |  4-minute read

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Independence Day, Burhan Wani, Kashmir Unrest

Tragic tale of a poor Kashmiri, her sick son, and how democracy failed them

They don't even know whether they are Indian or Pakistani or Kashmiri or Swedish.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Indians, Independence Day

What does India need most today?

While time does not ask us to agree on all things, it does demand that we agree upon one - peace.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Independence Day

Modi does India proud: Takeaways from PM's 70th Independence Day speech

The one hour 40 minutes August 15 address delivered from the ramparts of Red Fort was different.