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Story Posted on 01-07-2017

ART & CULTURE

 |  7-minute read
Fashion, Textile Ministry, India, Handloom

Everybody is talking about Indian handloom, our designers too should wear it on their sleeve

Rather than making the weavers adapt to our requirements, we have to tailor their produce into new products.

POLITICS

 |  18-minute read
Constitution, Supreme Court, Triple Talaq case

How the triple talaq case became an excuse for Muslim-bashing

The first idea we must rid ourselves of is that there is a 'secular' law of marriage and divorce governing any community in India.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Modi, Indian Economy, Bussiness, GST

GST explained in bills: Why Indians are tweeting their receipts and rolling their eyes

It's just the first day.

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Sangh, Dissent, Modi government, Democracy

Why do 'nationalists' hate democracy so much? They want to make Modi's India an autocracy

This is an undeclared state of Emergency.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Congress, Modi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Indian Economy

With GST, PM Modi fulfilled Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s dream of India’s economic integration

Vajpayee was the prime minister who first 'introduced' the tax reform in 1999.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Modi, Hindutva, Muslims, Gau Rakshaks

Why cow politics is rearing its ugly horns in Modi's India

A secular party flirting with communalism can never defeat an organised communal campaign by a communal party.

HUMOUR

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Wedding, Pop culture, Naagin Dance, Dhinchak Pooja

How Dhinchak Pooja influenced the jilted nagin dancer from Shahjahanpur

The innocent folly of unpolished genius.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Environment, Uttarakhand, Nainital Lake

Nainital lake is in danger

The water level dropped alarmingly this year despite normal rainfall.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Loan waiver, Traders, Madhya Pradesh, Farmer protest

Why is Madhya Pradesh buying onions from its farmers and letting them rot?

Rs 450 crore seems a smaller price to pay than Rs 30,000 crore — the cost the state must bear for loan waivers.

MONEY

 |  3-minute read
Modi, Indian Economy, Bussiness, GST

GST: Why being small is a big risk now

The government is convinced on doing away with incentives to remain small in the world of business.