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Story Posted on 20-04-2017

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Ram Temple, LK Advani, Babri Masjid demolition

Babri Masjid demolition couldn't have happened without a premeditated plan. I know. I was there

It's difficult to comprehend how the giant and sturdy medieval structure could have been razed simply by the frenzied 'karsevak' mob in Ayodhya.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Edappadi palanisamy, AIADMK, TTV Dhinakaran

Dhinakaran's day in court: He was left to fight the battle alone

In the neighbouring court the decision for Sasikala’s request for video-conferencing in the FERA case was to be heard.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Sangh Parivar, LK Advani, Modi, BJP

Why PM Modi won’t pick any of these 7 leaders for president of India's post

His choice would be someone who would always be ready to oblige him.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Motherhood, Pregnancy

How to have an easy pregnancy and not fall into the Mother India trap

Motherhood should enhance your life, not become the only focus of it.

POLITICS

 |  The Cynic  |  4-minute read
VIPs, Lal batti, Red Beacons

Red beacons off: Why the commoners will always be fooled

Everyone's a VIP now, hah!

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Panama Papers, Nawaz Sharif

Why the ghost of the Panama Papers leak will continue to haunt Nawaz Sharif

Though the Pakistan PM has got a sixty-day reprieve from the country's Supreme Court, justice may soon catch up with him.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read

Jubilation over removal of red VIP beacon shows our low expectations from government

There's another reason why it’s amusing to see many in the press hyperventilate and heap praise over such an inconsequential cabinet decision.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Yogi Adityanath, Madrasas

What Yogi Adityanath can do for madrasas

The very first revelation to the Prophet - “Read, in the name of your Lord” - and numerous Hadiths stress the superiority of the scholar over the worshipper and the martyr.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Rabindranath Tagore, Indian democracy, Nationalism

Sadly if anyone differs in opinion from the government, they're branded anti-national: Justice AP Shah

Former chief justice of Delhi High Court makes a passionate plea for constitutionally guaranteed civil liberties in a madly nationalist India.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Reunion, Tamil Nadu, AIADMK

Why Tamil Nadu is crying for political stability

The crisis seems far from over with AIADMK reunion unlikely to be a smooth affair.