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Story Posted on 28-08-2015

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Child Abuse, Motherhood, Sexual Abuse

Family or predators? I was sexually abused, so were my mother and brother

It is revealing and telling for us as a society how we choose to discuss an issue as sensitive as child abuse.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
26/11 Mumbai attack, Hafiz Saeed, Phantom

Why Pakistan is right in banning Phantom

After all, there's nothing in the Kabir Khan film that shows the terror-stricken nation in a good light.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Tiananmen Square, Hardik Patel, Reservation, Narendra Modi

Patel rally: When Modi turned Gujarat into Tiananmen Square

The social media clampdown is evidence of doublespeak by a PM who is one of the principal advocates of the medium.

HUMOUR

 |  6-minute read
Bollywood, Peter Mukerjea, Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora

Whom to cast if Sheena Bora-Indrani Mukerjea murder case was a Bollywood film

Though Mahesh Bhatt claims he wrote a script quite similar to this scandal, everyone's favourite Madhur Bhandarkar could use this idea.

POLITICS

 |  In real time  |  6-minute read
India-Pakistan Relations, ISI, Hamid gul

Was Hamid Gul actually brokering peace between Pakistan and India?

Ex-RAW chief Anand Verma has revealed former ISI head was close to settling several disputes, and it may have led to Gen Zia's assassination.

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
Start ups, Ola Cabs, Flipkart

Why start-ups like Flipkart are worth more than Tata Motors

E-commerce, mobile wallets, payment banks, driverless cars will transform the way we work, consume, travel and pay.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Bangalore Club, Winston Churchill

Don't ask why Winston Churchill won't pay his Bangalore whisky tab

The British statesman, who called Indian politicians freebooters, was himself guilty of freeloading off a club.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Ansals, Uphaar Fire Tragedy

Uphaar judgment: Had I known, I’d have picked up a gun

And pleaded insanity. By now I’d have even finished serving life sentence. But I chose law. To this end?

HUMOUR

 |  7-minute read
Sheena Bora, Peter Mukerjea, Indrani Mukerjea

How Indrani and Peter Mukerjea are robbing Indian elite of sleep

A part of my brain is still refusing to believe the Sheena Bora murder is true. I need to go on a holiday to Disneyland.

ART & CULTURE

 |  15-minute read
Publishing, Books

What's common among a tea seller, sex worker, thief and more?

Six books that are a source of inspiration for one and all.