Variety Opinion News – Daily O

VARIETY

 |  1-minute read

VARIETY

 |  Fashtag |  3-minute read
Modi, Donald Trump, Fashion, Melania Trump

Was Melania Trump's bright yellow dress for PM Modi's welcome too casual?

The fashion decision seems to take many factors into account – full sleeves and a long length to show respect to the PM.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
India-US, PM Narendra Modi, President Donald Trump

Now that Trump has told Modi he's a 'true friend' - what does it mean for India?

'World leaders on social media' and outside it, there was genuine warmth between New Delhi and Washington.

VARIETY

 |  1-minute read
Handshakes, Awkward hugs, Donald Trump, Narendra Modi

How to measure Trump and Modi's friendship with hugs

There is an innate Indianness in the PM's hugs, but most international political figures are not used to such show of affection.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Eid, Hyderabad biryani, Awadhi Cuisine

On Eid, an ode to biryani

Cooked leisurely over a slow fire, it is gentle lovemaking rather than a torrid act in a boiling cauldron or burning desire over a charcoal bed on fire.

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Lynchings, Mohammed Ayub Pandith, Kashmir police, Jammu and Kashmir

A lynching is a lynching is a lynching - India has woken up to it

There's no justification for these despicable crimes against humanity.

VARIETY

 |  Paradigm shift |  7-minute read
International Yoga Day, Health, Yoga

Yoga is more than just hitting the mat

Its essence really needs to be understood to avail of its real benefits.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Twitter, Kabir Khan, Salman Khan, Tubelight

People throw bulbs on Salman Khan's Tubelight on Twitter

Just pay heed to Bhai and 'don't waste your time on these bakwass things'.

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Modi government, The Economist

The Economist editorials on Modi government are a slap in the face of the India story

The prime minister has been called ‘not much of a reformer’, a ‘firebrand nationalist’, while our democracy has been described as ‘subdued’.