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Poulomi Ghosh

Poulomi Ghosh

Chief sub editor, DailyOpoulomi.ghosh@aajtak.com

By Poulomi Ghosh

You can't be the new TMC, BJP: A line of Trinamool leaders joining the saffron party is not good news

That Trinamool is in shambles is clear. But how is an exodus of its controversial leaders going to help the BJP? Specially when none of them claims to follow BJP's ideology?

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Priyanka Chopra vs Ayesha Malik: On war, there can be no 'middle ground'

What's the middle ground between war and peace, exactly? There is none, not even for the most famous celeb.

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Kim Kardashian feels breathless in her tight dress: 3 lessons to learn about ‘looking good’

After reading this, you may want to give your shapeless body a tight and warm hug.

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Hamza bin Laden, Dead and Alive: Has Osama bin Laden’s son actually been killed?

Why the answer to that question changes, depending on who's asking.

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Pakistan's Naan-Sense: Its anxiety over roti and naan prices shows Pakistan’s economic situation is dire!

Roti becomes cheaper but fuel becomes dearer. We have an easier solution to this conundrum for Pakistan.

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Because women are from Venus: 'Mission Mangal' space scientists show how Bollywood gets gender wrong

In Bollywood's ISRO, the women scientists are always on edge, a step away from breaking down or abandoning their work. Thank their lucky stars for mission chief Akshay Kumar!

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Is Pakistan eyeing a space race with India?

Both nations are eyeing 2022 to send their astronauts into space. But who exactly will Pakistan send?

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Imran Khan is in the US on a ‘private tour’. We should just relax!

Was Imran Khan supposed to be received by US officials? Why would they send people to receive army chief General Qamar Bajwa?

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Will this finally make Imran Khan and Donald Trump 'true' friends?

The United States and Pakistan shared a chequered relationship. More uneven than camel skin.

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Why I don’t see enough women taking up the FaceApp challenge

The Russian mobile application has a problematic understanding of ageing. Clearly.

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Pakistan fully opens its airspace: Why India must remain cautious

Who budged under whose pressure will never find an answer. It's better to take measured steps now.

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From Hitler to Elon Musk: Why we can’t let the moon be in peace

Chandrayaan 2 has been called off for now. But the silent race is on.

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100% productive Lok Sabha: Our MPs, for a change, are working hard. Whom should we thank?

...for taking work ethics to such a height!

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Pakistan strangles dissent: Pakistan silencing its media through diverse rules shows a bigger malady

This is not even about the shrinking freedom of Pakistan's media. This is a far larger and much more sinister design.

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Smart Girl, Sapna Choudhary: The dancer-turned-BJP neta is already a seasoned politician as these three moves show

The dust of the Lok Sabha Elections has settled. The singer tested the waters and officially joined politics, keeping the Delhi elections in mind.

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Nirmala, Nusrat, Chandrani, Pramila: Why we are applauding all the women MPs in the House

This Lok Sabha has the highest number of women MPs. They cut across the political spectrum and voice a variety of concerns. They have only one thing in common. They make us proud.

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Budget 2019 and the Goddess Equation: How 'Badlav' will come, but women must remain as ‘Lakshmi’

If you know that your daughter will bring you wealth and victory, you may treat your daughter well. That, at least, is what our economic planners seem to be hoping.

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The Pluses of Dynasty: Finally, anti-dynast Mayawati also gets this

We don’t know what’ll happen to the party now. But at least Mayawati is not repeating Kanshi Ram’s mistake.

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Desh Ki Moochein: Do we need a 'national moustache' now? Why not?

We are too frivolous with our moustaches. We didn't learn anything from Mangal Pandey. Or Ranveer Singh. We are glad our national hero can now teach us to twirl with pride.

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Pakistani Army at Lord's: When the Pak army went to watch cricket in London, on someone else's money

What's now clear is that all the money actually belongs to the Pakistan army. Questioning that only invites trouble. No wonder there were slogans of 'Pak Fauj Zindabad' at Lord's.

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US vs Iran: As US flights start to avoid Iran, is the airspace mayhem just the beginning?

Where does India feature in this tension, which can soon snowball into a huge crisis?

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Sania Mirza vs Veena Malik: This is exactly what two women should never do to each other

The world is only waiting to see a woman attack another woman. The sexist thrills are even greater when two empowered, successful women do exactly that.

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Why Imran Khan doesn’t care

If he can ‘disrespect’ the Saudi Arabia king who is investing $20 billion in Pakistan, he can well break a few protocols at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.

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Doctors' protest in Kolkata: How Mamata Banerjee made sure things go and remain out of control

Issuing an ultimatum to aggrieved doctors, she skirted the core issue of security and indirectly instigated emotions against doctors.

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Pakistan's Hot Air: PM Modi flies to Bishkek for SCO, politics fueling the tour and detours over Pakistan's airspace

In its first misstep, the Indian govt reportedly asked Pakistan for special permission to fly PM Modi through its airspace. The same airspace that's been closed off following the Indian Air Force pounding it.

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Free metro rides for Delhi women: Is Arvind Kejriwal taking voters for a (free) ride?

Instead of free rides, can the Delhi CM ensure safe rides for women? Because that's really all they need.

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PM Modi's Oath: Pakistan should not play down Imran Khan not being invited to Modi's swearing-in

If Pakistan thinks it is being excluded due to Narendra Modi's 'internal politics', it is totally wrong. It needs to look at its own internal situation.

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Reinventing Mamata Banerjee: What's next for Bengal's Didi?

Once, Mamata, like Modi, had a dynasty-free, pro-people image. To retain her grip on a rapidly saffronising Bengal, she must reinvent her current form. This is how she can go about it.

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How the BJP won the Northeast: 5 things that worked to paint the seven sisters saffron

The battle was half won when the party got Himanta Biswa Sarma in 2015. The rest fell into place.

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Congress Leadership Crisis: Why not Shashi Tharoor for Congress president?

At a time when Rahul Gandhi has lost Amethi, Jyotiraditya Scindia has lost Guna and Priyanka Gandhi has lost before even starting, Congress needs a winner at its helm. It needs Shashi Tharoor.

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