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VOICES

 |  Breaking views |  4-minute read
Kashmir, Islam, Hurriyat, Army, ceasefire

Rejection of ceasefire offer in Kashmir shows the Hurriyat’s anti-Islamic face

This article was co-authored by Colonel Vivek Chadha (retd) and Dr Adil Rasheed, research fellows at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.

VOICES

 |  Tarar Square |  6-minute read
Social Media, Facebook, Twitter, online trolling

How Indians and Pakistanis trolled me on Twitter

People are not 280 characters. Don’t be rash to condemn. Think, reflect, decide. Then tweet.

SPORTS

 |  4-minute read
Cricket, Virat Kohli, RCB, IPL 2018

Why Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers should not play in the same team

Being a superhero’s flunky doesn’t quite suit the RCB captain.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Sterilisation, animal welfare, Stray Dogs, dog lovers

The case of the missing street puppies

Five dogs vanished from a colony looking after them – a violation of love and the law.

SPORTS

 |  6-minute read
Cricket, Test Cricket, T20, IPL 2018

Why T20 is not the future of cricket

Like a meal of biryani, T20 is amazing in the beginning, but a regular occurrence makes it unbearable.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Mahatma Gandhi, Jinnah, Partition, Winston Churchill

Why Jinnah must be blamed for Partition

Aakar Patel's blog belittles Ambedkar and calls Owaisi a moderate voice of India.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Supreme Court, Old Age, Dementia, mercy killing

Why are human beings not allowed to die on their own terms?

I think about my grandmother. For a fleeting moment she comes alive. Somehow it makes it all worthwhile. Or does it?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Amit Shah, Congress, BJP, Assembly Polls, Karnataka, Yeddyurappa

Why failing to form a government in Karnataka is a reality slap for BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s grandstanding will come under a severe cloud with this episode that played out in full public view

ART & CULTURE

 |  -minute read
India, Ruskin Bond, landour, mussoorie, children literature

On his birthday, my ode to Ruskin Bond

Children's favourite author turns 84 today.