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Story Posted on 19-12-2015


 |  Breaking Views  |  2-minute read
Subramanian Swamy, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, National Herald

National Herald: Congress versus Subramanian Swamy is about politics before law

Expect more such made-for-tv events till the 2019 general elections.


 |  An American in Mumbai  |  2-minute read
Kolkata, Calcutta, Rickshaw Pullers

What the invisible rickshawallahs of Calcutta show you

[Photo essay] They await word from those in power whose visions of a modern Kolkata have yet to demonstrably include everyone.


 |  4-minute read
Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, National Herald

Gone in 300 seconds: When Sonia and Rahul became aam aadmi for a day

The halo around the Congress' first family faded when they appeared as accused in the National Herald case.


 |  3-minute read
Vedas, Patriarchy, Menstruation, Happy To Bleed

Vedas don't portray menstruating women as impure. Why should we?

Ancient India had a liberal line of thought which considered it a natural process.


 |  3-minute read
Jyoti Singh, December 16 gangrape

Why rule of law, not anarchy, won in Nirbhaya rape case

It is only rhetoric that the juvenile poses a danger to society; there is no concrete evidence to support the claim.


 |  3-minute read
Odd-Even Formula, Delhi pollution, Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal is clueless about reducing Delhi's pollution

Instead of tackling the menace in a far-thinking manner, he is locked in a mortal combat with Modi government.


 |  6-minute read
Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa, Chennai Floods

What Tamil Nadu can learn from Amma stickers and Chennai floods

Chennai's history tells us that sycophancy in politics is a deeper disease that a few posts on social media will not cure.


 |  Rotating Strike  |  3-minute read
South Africa, Delhi Daredevils, World T20, Pune

Is Dhoni the brand now bigger than the player?

For a cricket fan, it would be heartbreaking to think a champion on field has stuck in the showbiz of franchise.


 |  Commonsense Karma  |  5-minute read
Bhagavad Gita, Religion, Self awareness, Philosophy

It's not so easy to know who you really are

When nothing seems to belong to a single person and every aspect is a result of toil of many others, can we even define an individual?


 |  4-minute read
Dhanush, Thanga Magan

Why Dhanush’s Thanga Magan mocks modern women

Tamizh, who is quick to reconcile with other 'progressive' aspects of his lover, refuses to buy into her dream.