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Story Posted on 20-08-2016

POLITICS

 |  Simply Put  |  3-minute read
Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu, Rio 2016

Olympic heroes Sakshi, Sindhu are 'desh ki beti'-yawn

Our sportswomen toil to be athletes, not models for the 'state daughter'.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Sakshi Malik, PV Sindhu, Rio 2016

India makes quick heroes of sportswomen and then shames them

Let us not discount the fact that sexism is rampant in the ways we view and shame female sportspersons.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Syria, War on Terror, Omran Daqneesh

Haunting images of children affected by war and terror

Sadly, nothing has changed in terms of the agony and pain that young victims experience.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Subramanian Swamy, Raghuram Rajan, Urjit Patel

Urjit Patel: Five things you need to know about new RBI governor

Patel has historically been a close aide of Raghuram Rajan.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Aditi Ashok, Rio 2016

Aditi Ashok is India's hope to win a gold at Olympics

All of 18, the youngest golfer at the tournament has been a revelation for the country.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Medicine, Health, Euthanasia

Allowing death with dignity to terminally ill is the least society can do

Lawmakers in India can learn from countries like Japan, Canada, and the US where passive euthanasia is already legal.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Racism, Donald Trump

Awkward moment in Trump's rally when Indian-American supporter gets kicked out

The Presidential nominee is so racist he can't even differentiate between detractors and supporters.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Gilgit-Baltistan, Balochistan, Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir Unrest

Solving Kashmir issue by raising Balochistan won't work

If Modi sarkar could have fruitful talks over the Naga Accord despite the armed struggle, why not with Kashmiris?

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Congress, Rajiv Gandhi

I was with Rajiv Gandhi in the last 45 minutes of his life

[Book extract] Neena Gopal, the last journalist to interview India's youngest PM, gives an eyewitness account of his assassination.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Rio Olympics 2016

Why India failed at Rio 2016

Is it just a coincidence that we are currently ranked 61 in the medals won at the Olympics?