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Story Posted on 09-07-2016

POLITICS

 |  10-minute read
Militancy, Kashmir, Burhan Wani

How media made a legend out of Burhan Wani

When an ordinary village lad who smartly used social media is made a hero, it is not surprising that youth will try to emulate him.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
ISIS, Counter terrorism, Dhaka attack

The kill-and-be-killed Islamist terrorist has ended the classic hostage siege

The new wave of terror shows that counter-terrorism procedures need to be redrawn.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Africa, Modi in Africa

How Modi can help Africa achieve a blue economy

The continent will require India to contribute in the creation of a coherent maritime system.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Edhi Foundation, Abdul Sattar Edhi

Remembering Abdul Sattar Edhi: The philanthropist who built an empire of service

His absence will be acutely felt by Pakistan, for whom he was a rare icon of harmony, compassion and love.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
ISIS, Malcolm X

In Malcolm X's teachings we can find the cure of ISIS

Muslims – who are the principal victims of the violence of the Iraq War as well as ISIS – have a choice.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Nuclear Threat, India-China Ties, NSG

NSG outreach by Modi will help India in the long run

New Delhi's admission being contextualised to Beijing's opposition is not just bizarre but will never have acceptability.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Homosexuality, LGBTQ, Section 377

Navtej Johar on why decriminalising Sec 377 will allow Indians to think freely

It requires recognising that the 'Indian morality' we advocate is a recent construct and was defined under duress.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Tennis, Roger Federer, Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2016: How Milos Raonic outclassed Roger Federer

The 25-year-old Canadian scripts history while it's heartbreak for the Swiss master.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Militancy, Jammu and Kashmir, Hizbul-mujahideen, Burhan Wani

Death of Hizbul poster boy Burhan Wani brings Kashmir to boil. Twitter torn

Populaly known as the 'Robin Hood of Tral', this social media savvy 21-year-old was killed in an encounter in Anantnag on the night of July 8.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Racism in USA, Black Lives Matter, Dallas shootings

Dallas shooting: Terror strikes America but for a different reason

Anger at racial injustice and police brutality seems to be the motive for people of colour taking up arms.