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Story Posted on 02-10-2017

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Award wapsi, MM Kalburgi, Govind Pansare, Narendra Dabholkar

Why Prakash Raj has shown courage in speaking out against Modi and Adityanath

At a time when dissent is dangerous, the actor makes some important points.

POLITICS

 |  It Could Happen to You  |  6-minute read
Gandhi Jayanti, Shastri, October 2, Mahatma Gandhi

What would Gandhi and Shastri have done had they been alive?

May be, they would have started yet another Satyagraha for 'truth' in a post-modern world.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Canada, NDP, Jagmeet Singh

Jagmeet Singh rises as a game-changer in Canadian politics

But the Sikh leader must stay clear of racial rhetoric.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Terrorism, Gun violence, Las Vegas shooting

Las Vegas mass shooting is one of the deadliest in US history — why isn’t this ‘terrorism’?

64-year-old white male Stephen Paddock gunned down 50 persons and injured more than 400 at an open air music festival.

SCI-TECH

 |  2-minute read
Body clock, Medicine, Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize in medicine: Now we know who's controlling our body clock

American scientists - Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young - bring us the answer.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
JNU, Gender sensitisation, Tarun Tejpal

How Indian men perpetuate a rape culture

The locker room frat boys must deal with a frank gender discourse.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Patriotism, Anti-national, Guwahati, Supreme Court

Wheelchair-bound man heckled for not standing during national anthem is new low in movie hall patriotism

It is not enough to be proud (Indian), you need to be loud.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Pakistan, Afghanistan, US, India

Trump's new South Asia strategy: How India became part of 'solution' to Afghan problem

The biggest challenge though is expected to arise from the infamously inconsistent and utilitarian US president.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
BR Ambedkar, Gauri Lankesh, Dalit, Kancha Ilaiah

Threats to Kancha Ilaiah show India has learnt nothing from Gauri Lankesh's death

The Dalit intellectual is a prominent public thinker and ensuring his security is government's responsibility.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
ISI, Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina

How real is the threat to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina's life?

A recent report about an attempt to assassinate her has sparked fears.