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Story Posted on 30-01-2017


 |  15-minute read
Lists of Joy

Leading authors, photographers and artists tell us what brings them joy

Inspiration, kindness and generosity is much needed as 2017 kicks off.


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Indian politics, Sharad Yadav, Vinay Katiyar, Sexism

Our netas are a slap in the face of Indian women

It's criminal to allow leaders who dare disrespect women with abhorrent remarks to govern us.


 |  Hello, Health  |  5-minute read
Food, Health, Vegetables

Green, leafy vegetables are healthy, but most of us eat them wrong

Move out of your comfort zone and begin rotating your leafy greens weekly.


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Koh-i-Noor, Anita Anand, William Dalrymple

Need for a comprehensive history of Kohinoor

William Dalrymple and Anita Anand have uncovered the legacy of the legendary diamond, writes Butool Jamal.


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Atheism, God, Anti-nationals, Fundamentalism

Dear God, have you heard the post-truth? We’re killing in your name

It’s really uncool these days to even think about peace or propagate pacifism.


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India, Untouchability, Culture

Why India remains a 'touchy-feely' society

Because non-consensual, uninvited touch is as much prevalent and practised as consensual, reciprocal touch is censored.


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Netflix, Sacred Games, Interview, Vikram Chandra

Vikram Chandra on novel 'Sacred Games' being adapted into India’s first Netflix series

The award-winning author also talks about the enduring appeal of the crime genre and reinventing writing and reading in the digital age.


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Padmini, #Padmavati #Alauddin Khilji, Sanjay leela bhansali

Sanjay Leela Bhansali has got it wrong again: Padmavat was set in Sri Lanka, not Chittor

He never goes beyond love for lust, or lust for love.


 |  Bite Soldier  |  8-minute read
Ground Report, Polls, Punjab

10 things I learnt on the campaign trail in Punjab this elections

The AAP surge is a potent force in Malwa region, but Congress under Captain Amarinder Singh, too, can pull off a victory.


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Assembly elections 2017, Women, Punjab Assembly polls

Punjab 2017 Assembly elections will see the Battle of the Kaurs

Wives of top politicians are undeniably playing a key role this poll season.