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Story Posted on 28-09-2016

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Narendra Modi, Pakistan, SAARC

Despite a wily Pakistan, Modi must not allow SAARC to collapse

A country cannot be run on emotions. It needs rational thinking to guide its actions.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Prashant Kishor, Samajwadi Party, Rahul Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh polls

Rahul Gandhi should thank the shoe that was hurled at him

The struggling grand old party appears to be back from the dead, at least for now.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Fiction, Books

Why you need to stop hating popular genre fiction

The really good books are the ones you never grow out of.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Indus Waters Treaty, Uri attack, India-Pak, SAARC

SAARC snub: India's big diplomatic win or temporary score against Pakistan?

Certainly better than water wars or covert ops, but it remains to be seen if the summit cancellation has political use beyond optics.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Uri attack, India-Pakistan war

Hindi poem 'Kashmir to hoga, lekin Pakistan nahin hoga' gone viral is plain bigotry

Every terror attack on Indian soil becomes a god-sent opportunity for bigots to spew hate against Muslims.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Patriarchy, Women's Rights, Sexism

Why elite India never talks about its urban sexists

Stop targeting the uncouth autowala and look closer home.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
CPEC, Uri attack, Pakistan, Indus Waters Treaty

Indus Waters Treaty must change for environment, not to choke Pakistan's lifeline

The pact must bring riparian nations China and Afghanistan on board amid changing climatic conditions.

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Dating, Tinder

Using technology to find romance, sex or desire is not lazy

With over 160 million smartphone users, India is one of the largest and most exciting markets in the world for apps like Tinder.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Parched, Racism

I went to Comedy Nights Bachao to be roasted, they shamed me for my skin colour

'Parched' actress Tannishtha Chatterjee's Facebook post goes viral.

ART & CULTURE

 |  7-minute read
Book Extract, Caste system, Philosophy, Mahabharata

When Vyasa forewarned dvapara yuga's end spells the collapse of dharma

Book extract from 'Harivamsha', translated by Bibek Debroy.