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Television, Comedy Nights with Kapil

Eight running jokes on Comedy Nights with Kapil that openly mock women

From men dressing up as women to jokes on dowry, facial hair and weight, the show's humour can be derogatory.


 |  Right foot forward  |  6-minute read
BJP, Narendra Modi

200 days of Modi sarkar: The good, bad and the ugly

The government needs to stay its course and carry on with the development agenda – steadily, even if a bit slowly.


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Rajkumar Hirani, Bollywood, PK

PK: Why watching Rajkumar Hirani's films are never a waste of time

He has the ability to show a mirror to the society but he weaves it in such a manner that it can never offend anyone.


 |  Out of Order  |  3-minute read
BJP, National Pride

Past masters: Losers pride, nobody’s envy

Maybe national pride can be instilled with sweeping statements about our glorious past. But unfortunately we live in the present and even more so that will live in the future.


 |  Write Stuff  |  5-minute read
Hindu refugees, Pakistan, Partition

No direction home for Pakistan's Hindu refugees

Facing persecution at home, many Pakistani Hindus have sought refuge in India’s secularism.


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RSS, Taliban, Boko Haram, ISIS

Why I criticised Islam at India Ideas Conclave

We, Islam critics, have never harmed a single Muslim, while those who praise Islam have much blood on their hands.


 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  6-minute read
Gharwapsi, Conversion Row, PK BOO!

PK hits Hinduism more than Islam: But when religion itself is a lul thing, does it matter?

Conversion row: Right to religion is a basic right. Right to propagate is offensive and should be removed. Nobody should be allowed to propagate faith.

BJP, Narendra Modi, Conversion Row

Conversion row: Modi's silence is not golden, it is saffron

Our cartoonist sketches the landscape of Indian politics with his wicked pen.


 |  Ed Hoc  |  3-minute read
Conversion Row

Why Mohammad Manan Mandal wants to be a Brahmin today

The real Ghar Wapsi desires of a fictional school headmaster in West Bengal.


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Happy New Year, New Year

Waving 2014 a kick and a goodbye

The year gone by, in social life, film and other news.