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Story Posted on 12-09-2015

POLITICS

 |  Metrosocial  |  3-minute read
Humour, Meat Ban, Indian culture, Jokes

Jokes apart: India’s unbearable grumpiness of being

Why are we such a bunch of humourless, uptight, pompous, hypersensitive, sanctimonious sods?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Meat Ban, Farmer suicides, Maharashtra

Maharashtra must wake up: Kill bans and save farmers

We have managed to travel to Mars and yet nearly 65 per cent of India's agricultural land lacks irrigation facility.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Cow Slaughter, Meat Ban

Punjab's Malerkotla memorial symbolises the violent divide over meat ban

That a staunch vegetarian community would kill butchers speaks of the emotive potential of this issue way back in the 1870s.

VARIETY

 |  1-minute read
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Haryana, Sex selection

How miracle drugs to conceive sons are killing pregnant women in Haryana

Consumption of Shivlingi and Majuphal is playing havoc with the health of expectant mothers and their foetus.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Narendra Modi, RSS, BJP, Hinduism

Dear BJP, I’m a Hindu and I reject Hindutva

Don’t teach me about my own religion. Who I should worship. How I should dress or what I should eat.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Rebellion, Paintings

Why the real rebel is a thing of the past

Now an outlaw is someone who must follow the rules of rebellion within the system.

LIFE

 |  7-minute read
History, Women Empowerment

What you learn about Indian women from reading memoirs

When I thought of women, I thought of them as helpers of the cause rather than being their own cause.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Vegetarianism, Hindutva, Meat Ban

Is a ban on killing an impossible thing to ask for?

Imposing restrictions on unwilling populations is not the best way to change things.

SPORTS

 |  Rotating Strike  |  3-minute read
Ishant Sharma, Virat Kohli, Cricket

Why Steve Waugh thinks Kohli is world's best batsman

Former Australian captain is all praises for the Indian Test captain's on-field passion.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Terrorism, Swami Vivekananda, Philosophy

Why Swami Vivekananda still matters

He taught us how to realise the universal consciousness beyond the limitations of time and space within our own minds and hearts.