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Story Posted on 30-01-2017

ART & CULTURE

 |  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.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
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.

LIFE

 |  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.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
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.

HUMOUR

 |  6-minute read
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.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
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.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
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.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
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.

POLITICS

 |  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.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
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.