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Story Posted on 19-10-2017

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Demonetisation, GST, Uttar Pradesh, Firecrackers

GST Kaala Saanp, Notebandi Anars prove firecracker traders won't forgive or forget politicians

Politics and government policies, even in the form of firecrackers, always manage to burn a hole in the public’s pocket.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Rural India, Rural poor, MGNREGA

Forget GST disaster, alarming that Modi government is barely left with MGNREGA funds

It is ironic that Mahatma Gandhi’s name was added to the scheme.

VARIETY

 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  3-minute read
Goddess Kali, Firecrackers, Cow, Diwali

How a cow saved our Diwali

Well, a battle stole our Diwali and a cow returned it. That she wasn't black is a family secret.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Kerala, Amit Shah, BJP, Jan Raksha Yatra

As Amit Shah’s Jan Raksha Yatra boomerangs, what BJP can learn from its Kerala debacle

Politically astute Malayalees saw this as an attempt at creating divisions along religious lines.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, National Food Security Act, Aadhaar

Jharkhand child's death is more proof that Aadhaar is becoming a project to deny India's poor their rights

Forcing technology on the impoverished will not save them.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Mario, Asphalt 8, Injustice, Hitman

5 Android games of 2017 you can't get enough of

Top picks that the Google Play Store has to offer.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Ayodhya, Ram Janmabhoomi, Diwali, Yogi Adityanath

Is there a larger design behind Yogi Adityanath’s ‘choti diwali’ celebrations in Ayodhya?

The Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi dispute must stay in the news.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Demonetisation, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan

Kamal Haasan's demonetisation apology keeps people guessing about his political debut

It is unclear which party he will back.

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Slut-shaming, Polyamory, Polyamoury, Consent

Indian men slut-shamed a woman for polyamoury because how dare she make sexual choices

For the uninitiated, it is the practice of engaging in multiple sexual relationships with each partner consenting to the arrangement.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Taj Mahal, China, India, Soft Power

India has an edge over China in soft power, divisive politics must not harm it

New Delhi should not ape Beijing's obsession with uniformity and propensity to obliterate certain periods of history.