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Story Posted on 07-08-2017

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Vijay, Sura, Twitter Trolls, Dhanya Rajendran

The News Minute editor harassed online for comparing Tamil film to Jab Harry Met Sejal

There were more than 30,000 tweets under the hashtag #PublicityBeepDhanya against Dhanya Rajendran.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Independence Day, India-Pak, Partition

Why it's worth remembering Partition this Independence Day

70 years on, we should look back and reflect on direction.

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Fiscal deficit, RBI, Repo Rate

Why repo rate cut won't help ordinary Indians like you and me

Lower rates certainly cannot boost the economy but lower bank charges can.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Victim shaming, BJP, Vikas Barala, Stalking

BJP member shames victim on Twitter and follows it with a lame ‘hacked account’ excuse

How convenient for BJP, eh?

VOICES

 |  Diary of a social butterfly  |  4-minute read
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Pakistan, Imran Khan, Ayesha Gulalai

Moni Mohsin, Pakistan's famous social butterfly, on Imran Khan's latest scandal

Misogynistic attacks on Ayesha Gulalai, who accused Khan of sexual harassment, lay bare an all too familiar reality of public life in Pakistan.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Literature, Books, Amitava Kumar, The Lovers

Amitava Kumar on his beloved form of the modern love-story

Two or three things I know about her.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Modi government, BJP, Death certificate, Aadhaar

This patient was dying when... you need an Aadhaar card to know what happened next

It’s country’s first Aadhaar miracle.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Media Gag, PTI, Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Smriti Irani

Why is Smriti Irani arm-twisting the Press Trust of India and forcing it to delete tweets?

The Union minister of information and broadcasting is certainly overshooting her mark by coercing news wire agency to remove what she finds offensive.

LIFE

 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Weight Loss, Fad diets, Health

How to spot a useless diet

Don't fall for celeb endorsements.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Marriage, Infidelity, Heart, Eternity

Biggest reason why marriages are failing

Monogamy is a myth.