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Story Posted on 15-10-2017

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Goods and services tax, BJP, GST

What GST — the tax nightmare — tells you about BJP's politics

The party's core vote bank of traders is no longer euphoric.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Hindu Undivided Family, Personal laws, Uniform Civil Code

What a progressive Uniform Civil Code can do for India

What remains to be seen is whether the country is ready for such a drastic change - and if the government is ready to implement a UCC without political bias.

VARIETY

 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read
Ahmadiyya, Ahmadis, Pakistan

How Pakistan is erasing Ahmadis from their own lands in the name of Allah

There are various hadith and narrations of Prophet Muhammad's actions that challenge most theories that endorse such persecution.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
CPM, Kerala, BJP, Jan Raksha Yatra

Why BJP's Jan Raksha Yatra in Kerala is a success

It is leaving behind an indelible political imprint.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Abdul Kalam, APJ Abdul Kalam

How APJ Abdul Kalam symbolised the best of India

The 'teacher' who would always impart knowledge to the next generation.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Song-less movies, Thupparivaalan, Mani Ratnam, Tamil cinema

Will Tamil films like Thupparivaalan, with no song and dance, ever work?

Indian cinema once relied on songs to push the plot, but now they usually stick out like sore thumbs.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Cuban missile crisis, 1962 War, Indo-China relations

1962 war: When Nehru decided to strike against China despite Army chief's advice

It was not timed to coincide with the Cuban missile crisis.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Cricket, Retirement, Ashish Nehra

His grit and golden heart make Ashish Nehra a true role model

The speedster suffered multiple injuries, but came back stronger every time.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Killing debate, Donald Trump, Narendra Modi, Knowledge

In the new India, wisdom is becoming outdated recipe

In the age of Modi and Trump, information is more important than knowledge, language is just a functional device, and history began 10 years ago.