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Story Posted on 28-02-2016


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Boston Globe, Oscars 2016, Spotlight

Why Spotlight must be watched

Helped greatly by superb screenplay and performances, although a film about ugly revelations, it never compromises its humaneness.


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Mohammad Amir, Virat Kohli, Asia Cup, IndVsPak

Breaking: Pakistan to play as UAE to justify performance

PCB feels the Emirates is already its home away from home.


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JNU, Nationalism, BJP

Is BJP even a nationalist party?

Until all Indians' right to food, shelter and a dignified standard of living is ensured, sloganeering won't promote patriotism.


 |  10-minute read
Kanhaiya Kumar, JNU, Times Now, Arnab Goswami

Does Indian media want to incite riots and lynchings for TRPs?

Watching Arnab Goswami bully Umar Khalid may improve the viewer’s English but corrode his/her judgment.


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US Presidential Elections, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders

Feel the Bern! PG-13 ode to Bernie Sanders

Democratic socialist. A lefty revivalist.


 |  Miscellany  |  5-minute read
Manoj Bajpai, LGBTQ, Homosexuality, Aligarh

Stupidity of banning Aligarh in Aligarh

How do you even respond to someone who thinks a cinematic representation of homosexuality defames a city?


 |  5-minute read
Manipur, JNU, AFSPA, Nationalism

JNU to Manipur, how India is cruel to minorities

You are made to suppress your voice and appear to be in harmony with the nation.


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Book Extract, Italian, Languages, Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri on embracing the Italian language

[Book extract] 'Suddenly none of my books are useful any more. They seem like ordinary objects.'


 |  Thinking Deva  |  7-minute read
Virat Kohli, Asia Cup, World T20, IndVsPak

Asia Cup T20 match proves #IndvsPak is the greatest of all contests

Kohli thwarted Pakistan's spirited fightback and led India to a five wicket win in Mirpur on February 27.


 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Asia Cup, India vs Pakistan, Virat Kohli

Asia Cup: Kohli showed what it is to bat like a champion

Such maturity from the Young Turk was definitely a pleasure for the purists.