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Story Posted on 29-01-2017

POLITICS

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Assembly elections 2017, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav, Uttar Pradesh

Mulayam Singh's latest blow to son Akhilesh will please the BJP

The SP chief has boldly stated that the UP CM does not have his endorsement for decisions taken against his will.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Uttar Pradesh, Assembly elections 2017, Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi

Akhilesh Yadav should be wary of Rahul's praise for arch-rival Mayawati

If intended at making room for a tie-up with BSP, it is not a healthy sign for SP-Congress 'Sangam'.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  4-minute read
SRK, Raees, Shah Rukh Khan

Why a reinvented Shahrukh Khan is good news for everyone

He and we are all too aware of our mortality.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Maharaja of Udaipur, Rajasthan, Krishna Kumari, Rajput history

The Rajput princess who chose death to save her dynasty

Krishna Kumari's reality is harsh and painful. It is not lyrical fiction and does not end like the Romeo-and-Juliet romance.

LIFE

 |  Fortune Cookie  |  3-minute read
Food, Restaurants

Standalone restaurants are raising the bar in Delhi

The most talented chefs are abandoning their hierarchical kitchens to give their creativity a platform and their careers a boost.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Book Extract, Great Khali, Wrestling, WWE

How I, Dalip Singh Rana, became The Great Khali

[Book extract] Going abroad and enrolling in an academy needed a lot of money. Given my humble background, it was not possible.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
BJP, Assembly elections 2017, UP Elections 2017

BJP's UP manifesto looks like a photocopy of Samajwadi Party's

Major promises made by Amit Shah in the manifesto remind one of Akhilesh Yadav's 'achievements'.

VARIETY

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Fat Tax, Fast Food

Why tax just Western junk food?

American fast food has always had aspirational value for the Indian middle class. We never really gorged on it.