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VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Homophobia, Section 377, lgbtq+, tukde tukde gang

Gaslighting an entire movement

Omission of facts are important when the agenda is to make civil liberties movements look frivolous.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Health care, Hospitals, Modicare, National Health Protection Scheme

Is insurance a panacea for India's ailing health care system?

No scheme will work well till problems of workforce, governance and service delivery are fixed.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, US-China, Trade wars, soyabean

US-China tariff wars is giving soybean farmers hope

An entry tax has been imposed on soybean exported by China from the US. This could benefit Indian farmers.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Congress, BJP, Shashi Tharoor, 2019 general elections, hindu pakistan

Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' analogy is an electoral gift to BJP

The Congress MP's remark, like Mani Shankar Aiyar's chaiwala jibe, may to the party's dismay dent its chances of winning.

POLITICS

 |  The Bigger Picture |  4-minute read
Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, US-China, trade war

Why US-China trade war won’t work

It is increasingly becoming clear that the battle is less about the trade deficit and more about America’s intention of preserving its global primacy.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Defence procurement, Ministry of Defence, Civil Services, lateral entry

Lateral entry into civil services: Why the Ministry of Defence needs it the most

MoD desperately needs people who have served in the Armed Forces, instead of IAS officers brought in from other departments.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Anurag Kashyap, Sacred Games, Vikramaditya motwane, gangs of wasseypur

Sacred Games: Me, my friend and Anurag Kashyap

Watching the Netflix series may make us sing Anurag Kashyap's praises once again.

VOICES

 |  9-minute read
Bollywood, Sanjay Dutt, Dehradun, Sanju

I, too, have a 'Sanju' story and it's real

Sanjay was impish and mischievous. Even when there was enough space on that large couch, he refused to move, as I sat sandwiched between the two.

VARIETY

 |  Tarar Square |  7-minute read
Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, Balochistan, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, suicide bombing

For Pakistani media, Nawaz Sharif's return is bigger news than killing of 128 people in Balochistan blast

The country's media went into a frenzy, giving minute-to-minute detail of the return of the former PM and his daughter Maryam from London.