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Story Posted on 08-05-2015

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Tel Aviv, Kathmandu, Israeli rescue mission, Nepal Earthquake

Nepal earthquake: How the Israeli mission played out

Arranging 7,000 bottles of water, 500 litres of milk, 300kg of chicken, and huge quantities of medicine in a matter of just a few hours is by no means an easy task.

POLITICS

 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  15-minute read
TMC, Tea Estate, Prostitution, Human Trafficking

Black tea: Shut tea estates and the Pied Pipers of North Bengal

Behind the lush green exteriors of Dooars, lies a reality marred by hunger deaths, extreme poverty and sordid flesh trade.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Feminism, Dr BR Ambedkar, Thaali removal, Beef eating

Beef eating protest alone won’t solve Tamil Nadu’s Dalit crisis

How can a cause such as the ‘burden of the thaali’ be said to have any significance when husbands are entitled by law to rape their wives?

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Civil Society, Greenpeace, Modi, NGO

Save the NGOs, Modi. An open letter to PM

The civil society makes an appeal to the government in a show of solidarity with 'India’s most marginalised communities'.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Katrina Kaif, Bombay Velvet, Rajeev Masand, Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor's Return from the Wild

HUMOUR

 |  2-minute read
Narendra Modi, Congress, Twitter, Social Media

The Office of Rahul Gandhi

POLITICS

 |  Macro Matters  |  5-minute read
Goods and services tax, Arun Jaitley, VAT, GST

Why states still fear goods and services tax

A Constitution Amendment Bill to introduce GST has just been passed by Lok Sabha, but states are apprehensive about the impact of the new tax regime.

VARIETY

 |  1-minute read
Bollywood, Sunny Leone

Sunny Leone's response to nasty tweets will break your heart

The Bollywood actress takes on the trolls.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
SNP, Britain votes, UK, Lib Dem

UK elections: Cameron stays put after game changing vote

With the resignation of three Opposition leaders, the referendum is clear: Britain wants to stay blue.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Bible, Jew, America

Diary of an American Jew. No direction home

To disavow your connections seems as uncaring and uncharitable as disavowing a close relative.