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Story Posted on 22-08-2017

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Muslim personal law, Triple Talaq

How three judges struck down triple talaq, but upheld Muslim personal law

Three opinions and the law explained.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Hindi Films, Indian cinema

3 films of 1957 that changed the way India watches Bollywood

They are as new as they were 60 years ago.

VOICES

 |  The Other  |  3-minute read
Supreme Court, AIMPLB, Muslim personal law, Triple Talaq

You're not a Muslim when you're raped and killed, only when divorced

Triple talaq is a small blip on the road to justice for all.

ART & CULTURE

 |  19-minute read
Playback Singing, RD Burman, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle: The bad girl of playback singing

[Book extract] With 11,000 and counting solo, duet and chorus-backed songs in over twenty Indian languages since 1947, Asha tai shows no signs of stopping even at 83.

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
IT, Vishal Sikka, NR Narayana Murthy, Infosys

To reboot Infosys, Narayana Murthy must walk away

Whoever takes over from Vishal Sikka as CEO, and it probably will be an Infosys insider, will have to restore the company’s credibility.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Leak, Hotstar, HBO, Game of Thrones

Was Game of Thrones season 7 episode 4 leaked for love?

Here's what breached HBO's high-security firewalls.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
4G, Feature phone, Smartphone, Reliance Jio

How telecom operators plan to outwit Reliance's JioPhone move

After Idea, now Airtel is planning to counter the phone's threat with a Rs 2,500 4G smartphone.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Modi, Derailment, Kalinga Utkal Express, Railways

Utkal Express derailment: How railway minister let senior officials off the hook

Suresh Pabhu was not only absolving himself of all moral responsibility, but also his blue-eyed railway board chairman.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Indian Muslims, Hindutva, Demonetisation, Modi

In the garb of making India great, Modi has done a great disservice to democracy

Some electoral outcomes can be quite problematic.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Sex Change, Kerala, Marriage, Transgender

Woman who was man to marry man who was woman is not just a story of overcoming odds

Aarav Appukuttan and Sukanyeah Krishna found love in the unlikeliest of places, a hospital.