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Story Posted on 29-08-2015

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Weekend Wrap, Animal Rights, Gourmet Food

Gourmet foods that will ruin every animal lover's appetite

Weekend wrap from India Today Spice.

LIFE

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Census 2011, Atheism, Religion

Why a Tinder date is better than 72 virgins in paradise

A short history of atheists in India.

POLITICS

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |  3-minute read
Feminism, Raksha Bandhan, #ForASister

On Raksha Bandhan, an ode to my sisters

I call upon all of you to partake in what truly makes us one - a festival that is an enduring ode to patriarchy.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Bangkok bombing, Grey Wolves

Why we need to worry about the Grey Wolves of Turkey

If reports of their involvement in the Bangkok bombing are true, the arena of international terror may now be expanding to Southeast Asia.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
APJ Abdul Kalam, Aurangzeb Road

Move over Aurangzeb, Khakhi Knicker Marg zindabad

A great deal more of such unfinished business is in store in Modi-fied India.

POLITICS

 |  In real time  |  5-minute read
Peter Mukerjea, Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora murder

Shekhar Gupta: What made me never want to trust Indrani Mukerjea professionally

I asked if it was correct for her to come pitching to the CEO of a company to help him hire key personnel, but also try hiring him out instead?

POLITICS

 |  Fortune Cookie  |  4-minute read
Hindutva, Aurangzeb Road, Aurangzeb

Understanding much-maligned Aurangzeb minus Hindutva blinkers

The Mughal emperor, like APJ Abdul Kalam, was a ruler who embraced simplicity, making a living out of stitching skull caps and copying the Quran.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Subhas Chandra Bose, Jawaharlal Nehru, Vijay Lakshmi Pandit, Raksha Bandhan

What Nehru's sister knew about Netaji's death

I wonder if there is a political observer who hasn't known about Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit in the context of the Subhas Chandra Bose' disappearance.

POLITICS

 |  Know Your Enemy  |  5-minute read
Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora murder

How a deadly mother gave us a bloodless newsroom

I bet that Pakistani terrorist the Army captured turns out to be a hidden husband of Indrani Mukerjea's.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Sheena Bora murder, Rahul Mukerjea, Indrani Mukerjea

The murderous mom is no one's best friend

If you step out of line, or over reach, the past will knock you off your perch.