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Story Posted on 07-09-2017

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Twitter Trolls, Gauri Lankesh, BJP, Amit Malviya

What BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya doesn't get about defending PM Modi following trolls on Twitter

His regrettable dive into a pool of whataboutery is cringe-worthy but expected.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Modi, Finance Ministry, RBI, Demonetisation

When will we admit demonetisation was horrible for India?

'Surgical strikes' are effective only if the planning and strategising parts are well thought out.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Secularism, Kalburgi, Dabholkar, Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh's murder underlines a threat to India

Political parties have done very little to reinstate the secular character of universities and schools.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Hindutva, BJP, Modi, Trolls

9 reasons why PM Modi should unfollow haters on Twitter

The prime minister gives an impression that he is indirectly endorsing their views.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Marriage, Chidanand Rajghatta, Obituary, Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh's ex-husband writes a heartwarming tribute to the free spirited rebel

Forget all other labels: leftist, radical, anti-Hindutva, secular etc. For me, there is just this: My friend, my first love, she was the epitome of Amazing Grace.

SCI-TECH

 |  2-minute read
Smartphone, Camera, Vivo V7+, Camera Phone

Vivo V7+ with 24-megapixel selfie shooter: Everything you want to know

The phone comes with a front camera that outshines the rear camera module and impressive internals in a well-crafted body.

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Hindutva, Gauri Lankesh, Twitter Trolls, Narendra Modi

Why I disagree with people wanting to block Narendra Modi on Twitter

Don’t block him. Heap criticism on him, spam his mentions with how awful his decisions are and question him politely.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Terrorism, China, Khawaja Asif, Pakistan

Pakistan's 'soul-searching' on terrorism is welcome but what prompted it?

We do not know if the statement was prompted by China's displeasure or the growing differences with Western donors.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Sport, Go, Chess, Card Game

Why 'Bridge' a cerebral game that even AI can't conquer deserves more attention

Even as computers have mastered Chess and Go, this card game remains an unconquered frontier.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Europe, India, Destinations, Holiday

Why there is no shame in being 'typical tourist'

Why do people say they only want an offbeat holiday? Enjoy the obvious first.