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Story Posted on 21-06-2015

LIFE

 |  1-minute read
Mother, Family, Child sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse: On belonging

The survivor chronicles, part 13.

LIFE

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Homosexuality, Lesbian Ad, Bruce Jenner, LGBTQ

Why it's been a great year for gay, lesbian and transgender rights

Still, until the laws change, soft power is crucial in changing attitudes.

LIFE

 |  Mixed Medium  |  3-minute read
Women, Sexism, Venus Soap Ad

How a new ad puts a bindi on Goddess Durga

The latest commercial for the 'beauty' soap Venus is a sad attempt to attract women of substance.

POLITICS

 |  Mission Admission  |  2-minute read
St Stephen's College, Valson Thampu, Delhi University

What DU cut-offs do to your family and relatives

A polite request to our kin. Please rein in judgemental comments. It's easy to criticise from the sidelines.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Project 75i, INS Chakra, INS Arihant, Indian Navy

Why Navy must integrate nuclear and conventional submarine projects

The synergy will benefit the struggling submarine arm and give a huge boost to the Make in India programme.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
India vs Bangladesh, Team India, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni

Shameful how Indians are attacking Dhoni

In sport as in life, there is a certain ruthlessness. As long as you can keep fighting the odds and stay ahead.

POLITICS

 |  An American in Mumbai  |  4-minute read
NSA PRISM programme, Edward Snowden, Gmail, Google

Why I don't trust Google

It may take another Snowden to disclose what, if any, tomfoolery the company may be up to with its Google Flights service.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Islam, Zakat Foundation of India, Zakat

Why Muslims must practise Sadaqah on top of Zakat

If the economically higher ranked 15-20 per cent of the community contributes only 2.5 per cent of its wealth, it won’t suffice to lift the remaining people.

HUMOUR

 |  Angiography  |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, International Yoga Day

Thank you Modi, for returning yoga to India

Armed with the selfie and yoga, you have brought about revolutionary changes in the very hearts and minds of Indians.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Gender Equity, Patriarchy, Father's Day

How daddy and I grew up together

He has evolved, just as I have, and we are both proud of each other.