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VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Memories, Nostalgia, Home, small towns

The slow burn of small towns

Our hometowns are different with each passing year, but they are the same, year after year.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
BJP, RSS, Brahminism, sabarimala protests

Why Pinarayi Vijayan must take the RSS-BJP head-on in the Sabarimala fight. The fight is now for more than the one temple

The Sangh Parivar has started the movement to overthrow the communist government in Kerala. Vijayan must protect his turf, and all that liberal India stands for.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Rahul Gandhi, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Lok Sabha election 2019, Assembly elections 2018

When 'Pappu' scores more than the 'proud' class topper

There is no better PR exercise than victory. For the many fence sitters, Rahul is suddenly a possibility.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan, Karan Johar, aryan khan

Launching the launch: Will Bollywood forgive Aryan Khan if he doesn't want to be the next SRK?

Log (Karan Johar) kya kahenge, if you don't stretch out your arms in your youth, like your father used to do!

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Congress, Minorities, BJP government, Muslims in India

Silver lining: The one way Indian Muslims have benefited under right-wing rule

Their political marginalisation has helped them realise, and fight, the isolationalism clerics and others subjected them to.

SPORTS

 |  8-minute read
Virat Kohli, India-Australia Series, Test Cricket, bowling

India's Test batting line-up is flailing. Virat Kohli can't be the saving grace

The competition should not be with other teams. Look at our batting strength in 2000s: Sachin, Dravid, Laxman, Ganguly and Sehwag. Easy IPL money has ruined our skill.

POLITICS

 |  The Bigger Picture |  4-minute read

Five reasons why BJP lost Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh

All these issues will be in play in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, which explains whether this was a preview of the general elections.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Hindutva, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Human Rights, kartarpur corridor, khalistani, gopal chawla

How Khalistani elements overseas are helping Hindutva agenda in India

They are hardened capitalists and their human-rights pleas are a farce.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Deepika Padukone, Bollywod, Marriage, Rekha

From Rekha to Deepika: How love, marriage and careers have changed in Bollywood

Thank God for these sorted millennials. Not for them the boring and stuck-up, formatted relationships.