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Story Posted on 28-06-2015

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Selfie with Daughter, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi

Thanks to Modi #SelfieWithDaughter trends on Twitter

This is part of the PM's continuing efforts to spread awareness about the need to save the girl child in the country.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Why bother with Sanskrit?  |  8-minute read
Rudra, Vedas, Lord Siva

How Siva evolved over the years

In truth the divine is unknowable, and to try and find his origins is a reckless task.

ART & CULTURE

 |  1-minute read
Swayamvar, Ramayana, Sita, Lord Ram

Why Sita chose Ram as her husband

New Epified video explores how swayamvar worked in ancient India.

SPORTS

 |  4-minute read
IPL, Sushma Swaraj, Lalit Modi

How Lalit Modi prostituted cricket

The former IPL chief is the 'gigolo of cricket', a man who senses power and commodifies it.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Christian Grey, EL James, Fifty Shades of Grey

What you learn from the new Fifty Shades of Grey book

[Book review] Its final words carry a horrid warning that the author may be preparing more sadistic episodes in the whining voice of Christian Grey.

Lalit Modi, Vasundhra Raje, Sushma Swaraj, LK Advani

Was Advani hinting at Swaraj and Raje to quit?

Was this a veiled message to the two leaders in the dock over the Lalit Modi controversy?

SPORTS

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

Who is Kohli to criticise Dhoni?

It is not as if overnight the ODI skipper had lost his captaincy abilities as this is not like a player losing form.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Al Qaeda, Terrorism, ISIS

How ISIS is bringing jihadi terror closer to India

Power struggle between rival terror groups in Pakistan and across South Asia poses the danger of renewed attacks on Indian territory.

POLITICS

 |  Mission Admission  |  3-minute read
DU cut-off, Maitreyi College, Delhi University

How DU's 95 per cent cut-off almost shattered my dreams

While my father and I sat with expressions worthy of funeral services, more percentages were announced, making it no easier on us.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Homosexuality, LGBTQ, Gay marriage

To Indians with rainbow filter Facebook DPs: America is not the world

One wonders what can come out of the gestures of people who only want to be 'cool' and don't really care.