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Story Posted on 05-06-2017


 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Nutrition, Health, World environment day, Environment

Start with eating right to save the environment

World Environment Day is a good time to begin thinking about the environmental consequences of our food choices.


 |  Paradigm shift  |  12-minute read
Health, Cigarettes, Smoking

India needs a stronger campaign against smoking

Globally, number of smokers has climbed from 721 million in 1980 to 967 million in 2012, thanks to countries like India, China and Russia.


 |  8-minute read
Saudi Arabia, Middle East, Qatar crisis

Gulf crisis: Isolating Qatar is Saudi Arabia ensuring total control on the Middle East

Bahrain, UAE, Egypt are all toeing Riyadh’s line as Doha’s ties with Tehran are an existential threat to this camp.


 |  3-minute read
Personal laws, Muslim personal law, Triple Talaq

Why I, a Muslim woman and BJP leader, thank PM Modi for raising the issue of triple talaq

Women are the backbone of this country, don't let them suffer.


 |  Rough Cut  |  6.03 minutes watch-minute read
Google, Van gogh, Art and culture

A walk inside Google Arts & Culture lab in Paris

Google’s Pierre Caessa talks to Kaveree Bamzai about the destination where art meets technology and both triumph.


 |  7-minute read
Rajinikanth, Tamil Nadu

Why Rajinikanth's decision to enter politics will be terrible for Tamil Nadu

Another leader with nothing to offer but a populist plank would only exacerbate the very real issues that the state is facing.


 |  3-minute read
Modi govt, Pakistan, Army, Kashmir

Why I was filled with guilt to see the horror that flows underneath the heaven in Kashmir

I was confronted with an alternate reality where we are seen as ruthless and authoritarian imperialists.


 |  Quantum Leap  |  5-minute read

ISRO launching its biggest rocket ever, GSLV-Mk III, is a bold move by India

For an outfit which came into existence when NASA had already sent man to the moon, this is a truly remarkable achievement.


 |  6-minute read
Macron, Foreign policy, Modi, Diplomacy

Modi diplomacy needs to go beyond hugs and hand-holding

In geopolitics, the golden rule is - tip-toe, if you feel the urge to run.


 |  24-minute read
Women, Courtesans

Seduction, music and sex education: Life and times of Awadh's glorious tawaifs

[Book excerpt] The attire of prostitutes did not provide any unseemly exposure of the female body.