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Story Posted on 05-04-2017

VOICES

 |  Mom-Noxious  |  3-minute read
Pee wee pumps, Footwear, Children

I blame fashion-obsessed parents for the obnoxious heels made for babies

Because in pure economic terms, demand determines supply.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Cow Vigilantism, Rajasthan, Gau Rakshaks

Alwar’s cow vigilantism-driven murder is a wake-up call for gau rakshak apologists

That Muslims are being lynched, often fatally, at the slightest pretext by those who have quasi-legal protection from the state is a dangerous sign.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
BJP, Bengalis, Mamata Banerjee, Ram Navami

Why secular Mamata finally woke up to Ram Navami

She is convinced that the BJP has no patent on Lord Ram.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Currency, Rs 200, Demonetisation

Will the Rs 200 note save the nation?

As of now just a speculation, its production might begin after June this year.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Uttar Pradesh, Governance, Loan waiver, Yogi Adityanath

Barring farm loan waiver, Adityanath’s first cabinet meet was all talk, no show

It didn't go deeper to address the malaise that spreads mainly because farmers are denied remunerative prices for their produce.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Afrophobia, PV Sindhu, Superiority complex, Racism

Why India sees PV Sindhu defeating Carolina Marin as a revenge game

Long live the great Indian superiority complex.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Loan waiver, Bad loans, Uttar Pradesh

Why everyone loves Yogi Adityanath's loan waiver

The reprieve announced by the UP government is the biggest ever by any state.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Racism, Nigerians, Afrophobia, Greater Noida

Our landlady called a Kenyan baby a 'bad omen': That's how racist Indians are

My experience has led me to believe we, as a nation, need to change our attitude.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Offers, Telecom, 4G data, Reliance Jio

Jio has changed the game for everyone

The repercussions on the telecom industry will be long-term.

POLITICS

 |  Beijing Diary  |  1.45 minutes watch-minute read
China, Dalai Lama, Arunachal Pradesh, Tawang

Why Dalai Lama's rare visit to Tawang is upsetting China

Tawang's historical links to Tibet is problematic.