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Story Posted on 24-12-2015

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
Poverty, Pope Francis, Canonisation, Mother Teresa

Merry Christmas! Not you, Mother Teresa

Her canonisation is imminent but her Vatican-recognised 'miracles' are coincidences at best, shenanigans at worst.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Sideways Door  |  6-minute read
Poetry, The Sideways Door

Everything comes in different shapes

Some poems were about size, some experimented with how the poem looked on the page.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Congress, Parliament, Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha

Why India needs a Congress-mukt Rajya Sabha

The efficiency of the Lok Sabha is a decent 91 per cent, as against 52 per cent in the Upper House.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Flashback, Shah Rukh Khan, Films, Salman Khan

Big stars like SRK and big-budget films like Bombay Velvet were biggest losers of 2015

The formulaic films are beginning to look jaded and their stars tired.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
JP Rajkhowa, Nabam Tuki, Arunachal Pradesh

Rajkhowa-Tuki strife the worst thing to happen to Arunachal?

The governor has been accused of acting at the behest of the BJP and of being an RSS henchman.

POLITICS

 |  Another Tangent  |  6-minute read
Swachh Bharat, Beef, Shillong, Meghalaya

7 reasons Meghalaya is much more than rain and nature

From being India's rock capital to the pioneer of Swachh Bharat, the Northeastern state has a lot to her credit.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Arvind Kejriwal, Congress, Parliament, Arun Jaitley

Congress harming Parliament, Kejriwal's vulgarity ruining Indian politics

How far is it desirable to pass important legislations on the last day without discussion?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Sonia Gandhi, Nabam Tuki, Arunachal Pradesh

How politicians like Nabam Tuki have put Arunachal in grave danger

Will Sonia or Rahul Gandhi let the state burn again?

LIFE

 |  8-minute read
Spirituality, Buddhism

Finding salvation is a lot like kissing a snake

To transcend the duality of pain and pleasure, one had to grasp the inherent emptiness of both.

SPORTS

 |  Thinking Deva  |  12-minute read
Flashback, Virender Sehwag, Kumar Sangakkara, Brendon McCullum

14 top cricketers who retired in 2015 and will be sorely missed

The void they have left in their wake is massive.