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POLITICS

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Rabindranath Tagore, Vande Mataram, Jana Gana Mana

Why it is wrong to pick on patriotism in Jana Gana Mana

It is a pity that we are fighting to attribute a new interpretation to the national anthem and assign a motive to the great poet that Tagore was.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Lalit Modi, Vasundhara Raje, Sushma Swaraj, Corruption

Why India can’t end corruption

It has colonised us such that a man resisting a bribe, or seeking reform is seen as the odd man out, an isolate to be ostracised.

POLITICS

 |  Mission Admission  |  2-minute read
DU Cut-offs, Gargi college, Delhi University

Why DU colleges must start with reasonable cut-offs

Those which started off with practically unreachable figures are still dropping their percentages even further.

LIFE

 |  Singh for your supper  |  4-minute read
Alcohol, Dark Rum, Old Monk

Why we like our Old Monk

It presents a much sweeter palate with notes of banana, vanilla and caramel — Christmas in a glass really.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Roger Federer, Grand Slams, Wimbledon, Serena Williams

Why Roger Federer and Serena Williams will always be fan favourites

Unlike the ladies’ champion, the Swiss ace is not, however, a sure shot winner against the rock-like Djokovic.

POLITICS

 |  Grade Crossing  |  5-minute read
National Anthem, Vande Mataram, Rabindranath Tagore, Jana Gana Mana

Why singing Jana Gana Mana is unpatriotic

What I think is, it is not the word 'adhinayak', but the whole song that needs to undergo a change.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Harshad Mehta, NSE, Sensex, Chinese Stock Market Crash

China's Harshad Mehta moment

In the early 1990’s, Mehta had triggered the biggest bull run in the Indian stock market followed by a massive debacle causing a loss of more than Rs 4,000 crore.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Nitish Kumar, Bihar Legislative council polls, Bihar Elections

Why NDA swept Bihar vidhan parishad polls

The results indicate the Nitish-Lalu combine might not be as formidable on the ground as it is on paper.

POLITICS

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  4-minute read
Modi Bhakts, Twitter, Chetan Bhagat

Why it's in Chetan Bhagat's interest Modi bhakts don't improve their English

They can't be blamed for their lack of sophistication as they are a product of the educational system and social structure the country provided them.

Dubsmash, Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan's drunk dubsmash will give you a high

The actor's first selfie video is a tribute to his film Devdas.