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Story Posted on 24-06-2015


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Jawaharlal Nehru, LK Advani, Sanjay Gandhi, Indira Gandhi

Why Emergency was a result of Indira Gandhi's troubled past

She may have cultivated the image of a strong leader in public. But in private, she was meek, insecure and submissive.


 |  Sunny Side Down  |  5-minute read
Hyderabad, Revanth Reddy, Elvis Stephenson, Telangana

How Section 8 is not much of a cover for Chandrababu Naidu

Apprehensive of the damming outcome of the alleged cash-for-vote bribery case, Andhra Pradesh CM has raised a bogey.


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BJP, National Flag, Narendra Modi, International Yoga Day

Did Modi insult Indian national flag?

V Sundar lodged a complaint with the Puducherry police against the prime minister for the alleged incident during the International Yoga Day celebrations.


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Television, Youth, Baked

Why 'Baked' comes close to being India's best show for youth

Produced by Pechkas Pictures and ScoopWhoop Talkies, the fiction web-series chronicles the misadventures of three university flatmates.


 |  Rotating Strike  |  3-minute read
IndVsBan, MS Dhoni

How Dhoni got cornered by Kohli and boys

Is the pressure of leading a side which has tasted a new brand of cricket under Kohli finally starting to haunt the man with the Midas touch?


 |  The Sideways Door  |  5-minute read
Love, Feminism, Poetry

Bad habits of expectancy

While it's easy to like a poem or be drawn to it, it's not that easy to write a response to it.


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Sanskrit, The Devil Take Love, Sudhir Kakar

How Sudhir Kakar explores Kama and the cult of pleasure in new book

'The Devil Take Love' uses the poetry in fiction.

Relationships, Internet, Viral Video

Why you should never strip in front of a webcam

'Webcam Chat' is about a girl having a video chat with her spouse. Chat becomes private and soon she removes her clothes...


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Northeast, AFSPA, Myanmar strike

Why gloating over Myanmar raid isn't in India's best interests

In his last column, recently deceased veteran journalist Praful Bidwai writes about 'the perils of covert operations' and sacrificing civil liberties at the altar of security state.


 |  Hello, Health  |  3-minute read
Gut Health

Seven ways to take care of our gut

It's simple, just toss your plate a bit and follow these simple pointers.