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Story Posted on 08-12-2016

POLITICS

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

How long will Sonia Gandhi go on pushing Rahul to fill her shoes

It has been a truth universally acknowledged that she would hand over the baton to her son.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Art, Right wing Outfit, Taliban, Rashtriya Hindu Ekta Manch

Taliban India sees Hindu groups vandalise art gallery over nudity

The Indian Taliban strikes and how.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Islamic Law, Allahabad high court, Triple Talaq

Allahabad High Court overrules triple talaq but upholds Quran

The truth is that the concept of instant talaq is alien to Islam as it goes against the very spirit of the procedure of divorce laid down in the holy book.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Sexual assault, Biography, Rekha

Not just Last Tango in Paris, what about Bollywood's silence when Rekha was sexually assaulted?

It happened when the 14-year-old starlet was shooting with Biswajeet.

POLITICS

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Cashless payment, Demonetisation

How you could be helpless in Modi's cashless society

Between us and our money there will be only a plastic link.

POLITICS

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Gun control, Bathinda dancer shooting

Bathinda dancer's death is no accident, it was murder

For police, it's a case of celebratory shooting gone wrong.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Anoushka Shankar, Grammys

Politics and farce of Grammys (oh, and Anoushka Shankar is nominated)

The label 'world music' seems to impose a distant cultural inferiority to certain forms of music.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu, Cho Ramaswamy

Remembering Cho Ramaswamy: My editor and mentor

He treated the staff as his colleagues and always made me sit next to him in events we attended.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Technology, Writing

Why we're losing the art of writing by hand

There is a painful pleasantness in reminiscing. There is a self-righteousness in looking ahead. The choice has always been ours

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Rename, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, CST, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

Mumbai airport and station to be renamed: Doesn't Maharashtra have any work?

If this obsession is not brought under check, every road in the state will be called Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Marg by the year 2020.