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Story Posted on 05-03-2015


 |  Stories Unscene  |  6-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Medha Patkar, Farmers, Narendra Modi

New Land Acquisition Bill is all about grabbing land from the tiller

The new Act turns land reform on its head.


 |  Why bother with Sanskrit?  |  6-minute read
Hinduism, Festivals, Sanskrit, Holi

The festival of Holī: Hinduism at its eclectic and democratic best

It mediates otherwise contentious boundaries of social difference.

AAP, Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav, Arvind Kejriwal

One lesson Rahul Gandhi can definitely take from Arvind Kejriwal

Fellow Congresswalas may think otherwise.


 |  3-minute read
Fifty Shades of Grey, CBFC, Cuss Words, Uber ban

How BJP has become the Ban Janata Party

Here is a list of seven controversial bans in India in the recent past.


 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  4-minute read
Arvind Kejriwal, AAP

All hail internal democracy of AAP. Heil Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal not only built the party, he gave it his face. A different face with the same internals as those of the Congress and the BJP. The AAP has gone mainstream. Bravo!


 |  Below The Belt  |  14-minute read
Child Abuse, No Country for Women, Crimes against Women, Dec 16 Rape Case

Rape victim breaks her silence on the abuse she faced. Wants Modi to read this

You know I wanted to kill him when I read in the papers what the accused in the Nirbhaya case said about women and rape.


 |  3-minute read
India's Daughter, Mukesh Singh, Nirbhaya Film, Dec 16 Rape Case

Dear government, so I watched India's Daughter

There is nothing to fear in this documentary. But there is a lot to learn. And that is why you should unban it.


 |  5-minute read
Sexuality, Gender, Sexual Abuse, Disability

How we deny differently-abled women their sexual rights

The assumption that sexuality and disability are mutually exclusive denies that people with deviant bodies experience sexual desires like everyone else.


 |  Flip Side  |  4-minute read
Indian Cricket, Jagmohan Dalmiya, BCCI

Jagmohan Dalmiya's comeback shows BCCI just doesn't learn

While he may have been slightly better than those who followed him, his return only takes Indian cricket back to square one.


 |  Simply Put  |  3-minute read
Olympics, FiFA World Cup, India vs West Indies, World Cup 2015

Why we love sports

While I cover sports as a profession for TV, I'm what I call myself an un-quintessential sports fan.