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Story Posted on 25-01-2016

POLITICS

 |  In real time  |  7-minute read
Reliance Industries Limited, Padma Awards, Dhirubhai Ambani

Dhirubhai Ambani, the man who made his own road

He was a unique personality who built his empire during the licence quota raj and prospered much when it was abolished.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Rohith Vemula, University of Hyderabad, Education

Rohith Vemula's suicide proves not all's well with our academic system

We have been unable to provide an education, which can imbibe the sense of equality.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
JP Rajkhowa, Nabam Tuki, President's rule, Arunachal Pradesh

President’s Rule the only choice left in Arunachal Pradesh

Laying siege to the Raj Bhavan created an atmosphere of insecurity and anarchy.

POLITICS

 |  Fortune Cookie  |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Rohith Vemula, Smriti Irani, HRD Ministry

Why does India have to suffer Smriti Irani?

She has done nothing except furthering the cause of the ABVP on campuses.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, Jaipur literature festival, JLF2016

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi on transgender identity and her battles for equality

Here's what the dauntless activist told JLF on her life and struggle for personal and social recognition.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Dr BR Ambedkar, Higher Education, Student politics, Rohith Vemula

Why apolitical campuses are suicidal for the idea of the university

At the heart of higher education is the need to train young minds the art of seeing through the status quo.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Pulp Pit  |  4-minute read
Patriotism, Airlift, Bollywood, Akshay kumar

How Akshay Kumar reinvented the patriotic hero in Bollywood

To suit current audiences, he is cleverly spiking it with a dose of realism.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Gulp Fiction  |  5-minute read
Anupam Kher, Intolerance War, Jaipur Literary Festival, JLF2016

Shatrughan Sinha's wife catching him cheat wins, not intolerance debate

High and lows of Jaipur Literature Festival day five.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
BJP president, 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Why Modi-Amit Shah jodi should lead BJP's 2019 Lok Sabha campaign

Dual power centre during elections will be against the interests of the party.

SPORTS

 |  4-minute read
IndVsAus, Yuvraj Singh, Dhoni

#IndvsAus: Can Dhoni, Yuvraj and Nehra turn the clock back?

Keeping up with the frantic hitting in T20s could be a stern test for the Indian captain.