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Story Posted on 09-07-2017

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Fake news, WhatsApp, Basirhat riot, Facebook

Why social media posts are triggering riots in India

It is time that the government steps in and ensures online networking platforms actively help trace and delete malicious content.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Farmers, Loan waiver, Farmer crisis

How interest on loans kills Indian farmers

It is unethical on part of the commercial banks that in spite of crop failure, the farmer is pressured to pay off loans.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Sikhs, Mandal commission, Muslims, Congress

Congress didn't appease Muslims. Hindus stand to gain nothing from BJP

Indian politicians survive - and thrive - on symbolism.

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Mental Health, Suicide, Depression

What my depression has taught me

The need is to speak openly about depression, with no shame attached to it.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Photoshop, Fake news, Communal politics, West Bengal

BJP leader sharing 2002 Gujarat riots photo for Bengal violence is beyond shameful

Nupur Sharma is, however, just one of many from the ruling party to display utter lack of discretion on social media.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Modi government, Jammu and Kashmir, Burhan Wani

Kashmir is still bleeding after Burhan Wani: New Delhi must correct its wrongs

There is an obvious ambivalence between the policies of the Centre and the state.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Demonetisation, RBI, YV Reddy

Former RBI governor reveals truths about Modi, Manmohan, demonetisation and more

YV Reddy's book Advice and Dissent is an insider’s account of how government and Reserve Bank of India work.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
December 16 gangrape, Byculla prison murder, Jyoti Singh, Sexual violence

The sexual is at the heart of the political

We must unpack assumptions about class and caste and silences on the sexual if we are to change the cultures that breed violence.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Tennis, Wimbledon

Wimbledon: All eyes are on Venus Williams (and the reason isn't Serena's absence)

The focus is now again on the elder Williams, purely on her pedigree as a player and how her longevity has surprised the tennis world.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  5-minute read
Amazon Prime Video, IPL, Inside Edge

Why Inside Edge hits it out of the stadium

The new series on Amazon Prime Video is everything the IPL promised to be — saucy, scandalous, and steamy.