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Story Posted on 11-08-2017

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Madrasa, Madarsa, National Anthem, Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath ji, remember an anthem is sung from the heart, not by your orders

Instead of forcing words into the mouths of Muslims, your government should try to win their hearts, make them feel safe and equal.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Akshay kumar, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Toilet Ek Prem Katha

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha - Not such a relief

It does more for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in a couple of hours than the government has managed in three-and-a-half years.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
AIIMS, Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh, Japanese encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis: The mosquito menace hovering over Yogi Adityanath's Gorakhpur is serious

30 children have died in the past 48 hours.

VARIETY

 |  15-minute read
India, Astrology, Independence Day

Astrologer reveals what planets have in store for India in 2017-2018 (and how to avoid war)

The Moon has occupied the third house and Rahu is placed in the lagna.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Castaways  |  7-minute read
Literature, The Lovers, Amitava Kumar

Amitava Kumar on lost loves and the memory of youth

The author talks to Chinki Sinha on his latest, The Lovers — a tale of encounters of love and loss narrated by an immigrant.

VOICES

 |  10-minute read
New York, Gregg Allman, Simon & Garfunkel, Paul Simon

How music moved me from India to America

And it had everything to do with not feeling groovy.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
NITI Aayog, GST, RBI, Unemployment

As India turns 70, we need a bigger cake

Social discontent is on the rise.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Prasoon Joshi, Censor Board, CBFC, Pahlaj Nihalani

Uncleji Pahlaj Nihalani kicked out from CBFC

Lyricist-adman Prasoon Joshi is said to replace him.

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
Sexist memo, Engineer, Google, James Damore

Why Google engineer's sexist memo should be slammed outright

James Damore had criticised the tech giant for its hiring policy.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
CPI(M), RSS, Murders, Kerala

Why the RSS-CPM bloody war in Kerala is raging

The political parties in the state have done, and can do better.