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Story Posted on 02-06-2016

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Jawaharlal Nehru, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Congress

Rahul Gandhi must read up on Nehru to revive Congress

After independence, the grand old party lost its connection with the grassroots.

POLITICS

 |  1-minute read
Gujarat riots, Narendra Modi, Ehsan Jafri, Gulbarg Society

Gulbarg Society massacre: Timeline of a tragedy

A special court convicted 24 people and acquitted 36 in the case, in which former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri was among the 69 people killed.

VARIETY

 |  1-minute read
Sansa Stark, Jon Snow, Game of Thrones

Tyrion Lannister as Chotu Maama: Bihari GoT will have you in splits

Like all good Game of Thrones episodes, the best characters still get a raw deal.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra, Eknath Khadse

Why Modi should sack Maharashtra minister Khadse

He has violated the PM's core causes - of 'zero tolerance towards corruption' and 'national security'.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Education, Cheating, Bihar

With such rotten education, Bihar toppers' ignorance expected

The entire system is geared towards maximising the numbers on one's marksheet.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Bollywood, Nargis, Raj Kapoor

Women were the real heroes in Raj Kapoor's films

The leading lady got equal, if not more, prominence in his films.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Education, Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan

[Watch] SRK's inspiring speech to graduating students has life lessons for all

From sharing anecdotes about his family life to taking a dig at Donald Trump, King Khan was in top gear.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Iran, Zoroastrian, Parsi

A Parsi visits the land of his fathers and finds a different Islamic Republic

Iran is home to around 30,000 of the nearly 145,000 Zoroastrians in the world today.

LIFE

 |  Patialawallah  |  3-minute read
Environment, Wildlife, Ranthambore

[Photo essay] Ranthambore's wildlife left me mesmerised

There's more to the national reserve than spotting tigers.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Virginity, Caste panchayat, Marriage

Why must your wife be a virgin?

The panchayat advised Yogita's husband to drop her back to her father as if she was damaged goods.