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Story Posted on 05-01-2016

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi, Pakistan, Pathankot terror attack

Media blackout of Pathankot attack a lesson learned from 26/11

By not providing timely updates of the attack, the government did not fill the information gap.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Muslims, Tripura Governor, Tathagat Roy, Pathankot terror attack

Suck on a rosogolla Tathagata Roy or get lost

Downright abusive tweets by Tripura governor will only make Modi's task more difficult.

POLITICS

 |  She Says  |  3-minute read
Delhi, Women's safety, Odd-Even Formula

As a woman I don't want to be exempted from Odd-Even rule

A different kind of elitist sexism comes to play because it excludes only the women who own vehicles.

HUMOUR

 |  2-minute read
Pakistan, Modi government

9 times Modi taught the world to hug and go viral

With his outstretched hand and arm, the Indian PM makes every occasion memorable.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, Opposition, Congress, Pathankot terror attack

Admit it: Congress is the worst Opposition party in India

The grand old party is doing the nation a great disservice by becoming a constant and compulsive critic of the Modi government.

POLITICS

 |  Feminism Beyond Boundaries  |  5-minute read
Stereotyping, Justice, Nirbhaya, Crime

Crime and punishment from Tehran to New York

Can there be a criminal justice system that shifts the focus from offender to victim?

POLITICS

 |  Wild Ways  |  5-minute read
Delhi, Pollution, Odd-Even Formula

Odd or even, carpooling can breathe new life into Delhi

It may also give us a sprinkling of childhood, a hint of patience, a whisper of fun, and a sliver of stamina.

LIFE

 |  The Sideways Door  |  3-minute read
Ramayana, Poetry

The elastic line

It is not necessary for epic similes to belong only in epics or epic poems.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Bollywood, AR Rahman

For better and worse, AR Rahman transformed Indian film music

His brilliance lies in his ability to merge worlds, styles, genre, sounds.

POLITICS

 |  SITREP  |  5-minute read
Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi, Pakistan, Pathankot terror attack

Pathankot lesson: Kill the enemy in his backyard, not in ours

It is also unfair to criticise the counter terror personnel for the duration of the operation.