VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Bihariidentity, Stereotyping, bollywood projections

You don't look like a Bihari: Validating my identity in 2020

To be very blunt, Arjun Kapoor portraying a Bihari in the 2017 movie Half Girlfriend is what nightmares are made of.

VARIETY

 |  Shorts In The Dark |  4-minute read

What’s new in New Education Policy

To school we must go, even as internationally there is a rising trend of parents going in for home schooling.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Bourbon, whiskey, wjack daniels, Alcohol

A homecoming for Bourbon

Bourbon is the most recognised variant of American whiskey, outselling Rye and other types of American whiskey by a considerable margin.

POLITICS

 |  Musings from afar |  4-minute read

Why it is time to get tough on China

Unless the world's major democracies don't come together in managing China, all of them will lose the larger ideational battle.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Thedisciple, Chaitanya Tamhane, venice international film festival

Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple heads to Venice International Film Festival

The Disciple took two years to research and write, with one year to prepare and shoot, and then another year on post-production.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Ramjanmabhoomi, Ram Temple, bhumipujan, Babri Masjid

Ram Janmabhoomi: Lessons from a 491-year Sangharsh

Shilanyas at Ram Janmabhoomi is a propitious beginning towards restoring balance and correcting blunders that have resulted in disproportionately adverse circumstances for the majority community of India.

POLITICS

 |  Boomtown rap |  2-minute read

Indisposed, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa sparks discontent

Discontent has been brewing in the party in the state unit for two months, as Yediyurappa has been accused of neglecting party loyalists while expanding the Cabinet.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Onlineclasses, Distance learning, education in india

Why NEP's emphasis on distance and technology-based learning is necessary

If India truly wishes to bring about good and effective education to empower the masses, then it has to offer technology-based learning platforms.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Bengal2021, BJP, Mukul Roy

Why Mukul Roy’s long absence makes him conspicuous

Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy is absent from the scene in Bengal. The murmur in the air is that he’s maintaining social distance with the party.