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Story Posted on 12-08-2015

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  3-minute read
Adil Shahryar, Congress, Sanjay Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi

Why Adil Shahryar has come back to haunt the Gandhis

Prodigal son of Mohammed Yunus, controversial member of the Emergency coterie, could have been the reason why Warren Anderson was let off so easily.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Sundar Pichai, Google

What Google really expects out of Sundar Pichai

The Chennai born IITian's elevation as the CEO of the tech behemoth has a clear mandate: to do more with less.

POLITICS

 |  In real time  |  4-minute read
Quattrocchi, Lalit Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Sushma Swaraj

Why Sushma Swaraj sounded damaged in Parliament

It is regrettable to see such an admired public figure suffer such a setback because of her association with Lalit Modi.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Sushma Swaraj, Lalit Modi

Modi effect: How Parliament became a dhobi ghat

Personal conversations between rival leaders were never used as political tool in Indian politics.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Monsoon Session of Parliament, Sushma Swaraj, Lalit Modi

Five voices that thundered in Lok Sabha today

Alas, a conspicuous absence in the House was PM Modi.

HUMOUR

 |  2-minute read
Sushma Swaraj, Sonia Gandhi

The Italian Queen versus the Bharatiya Foreign Minister

Sonia Gandhi and Sushma Swaraj couldn't be more different.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Narendra Modi, Twitter Trolls, Kapil Sibal

When Kapil Sibal wrote a poem on Modi's 56-inch chest

He timed his rhyme on Twitter to coincide with the fall of the rupee and a washout of Parliament’s monsoon session.

VARIETY

 |  Below The Belt  |  5-minute read
Godmen, Godwomen, Radhe maa

Why do babas turn their women followers into sex slaves in the name of Hinduism?

Since time immemorial, women are being exploited in the name of wish fulfilment.

POLITICS

 |  Off the Record: Where Politics and Economics Meet  |  3-minute read
Parliament, Modi government, Land bill

Why failure of land reforms will be Modi's biggest fall

If the BJP government doesn't go through with one of its biggest promises, it stands to fail its first litmus test.

POLITICS

 |  Quantum Leap  |  3-minute read
Right to Privacy, Human DNA profiling Bill 2015

Why the government wants to photograph your private parts

The Human DNA Profiling Bill 2015 has certain provisions that will infringe your privacy.