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Story Posted on 13-08-2017

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Adityanath, Gorakhpur, Kafeel Khan

Gorakhpur tragedy: Sacking Dr Kafeel Khan who saved lives is miscarriage of justice

Why weren’t the allegations probed earlier?

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Japanese encephalitis, Yogi Adityanath, Gorakhpur

Why Adityanath refuses to face facts and own up to Gorakhpur hospital deaths

When it came to presenting his first budget as chief minister, he did not hesitate to cut Uttar Pradesh's health budget by more than 50 per cent.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Classics, Books, The Alexandria Quartet, Lawrence Durrell

My reasons for not reading Lawrence Durrell’s The Alexandria Quartet

It’s occurred to me that it could well be sheer slothfulness that’s keeping me away.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Adityanath, Encephalitis, Gorakhpur

62 children dying at Gorakhpur hospital is as devastating as terror attack

They are state-sponsored killings.

VOICES

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Story, Gender violence, Rape Culture, Rape

We are all living inside a rape story

All these stories are told and retold, and enacted and reviewed every day, everywhere.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Modi government, BJP, Congress

BJP will never be Congress-mukt: It has become the party it hates

The BJP does not tire of bragging that it is a party with a difference but in reality it is stuck in the same rut.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
British Raj, India-Pakistan, Partition

Why must our textbooks hide away memories of Partition?

As William Faulkner would say, 'The past is never dead. It's not even past.'

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Yogi Adityanath, Japanese encephalitis, Gorakhpur

62 children dead in Gorakhpur: UP government has to explain

A time-bound judicial inquiry is required to probe this entirely man-made tragedy.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Fiction, Edwina Mountbatten, Jawaharlal Nehru

The fictional love affair of Nehru and Edwina Mountbatten

[Book extract] She was my escape and I was hers.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Ravi Shastri, Lodha panel, T20, Cricket

Why big stars like Virat Kohli need to show more interest in domestic cricket

Cricket seems to have become a lesser priority for the BCCI.