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Story Posted on 25-10-2017

MONEY

 |  Angiography  |  7-minute read
Corporate bad loans, Arun Jaitley, Bank bailout

Why Jaitley's big bank bailout will remain a half-measure without focus on bad loans

While the banking sector is in dire need of fresh injection of capital, recovering bad loans from defaulting corporates must be prioritised.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
JNU, Sexual harassment, Academics, Raya sarkar

Why a Facebook list of alleged sexual predators in academia has spooked vocal Indian feminists

There seems to be an underlining presumption that only a certain kind of men are capable of committing rape/sexual harassment.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Politics, Kamal Hassan, Vijay, Mersal

What BJP failed to spot in Mersal - actor Vijay's possible political debut in Tamil Nadu

I wonder if the saffron party has already laid the red carpet for a potential competitor.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Lies, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh

Why Shivraj Singh Chouhan is convinced Madhya Pradesh's roads are better than America's

The chief minister exhibits symptoms of the 'jumla' malaise.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Non-performing assets, Economic crisis, Rajasthan ordinance, Corruption

BJP is its own worst enemy, it's doing a terrific job in damaging its reputation

The party's actual work on improving the economy, fighting corruption, supporting free speech and secularism contradicts its public claims.

SPORTS

 |  3-minute read
Virat Kohli, Pandurang Salgaonkar, Cricket scandal, India Today sting

Why India Today sting on Pune curator putting pitch on sale hours before match hurts

Suspending Pandurang Salgaonkar is not enough.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Vigilantism, Mob violence, Kashmir, Braid chopping

'Braid-chopping' incidents are turning Kashmiris against the 'others'

With each passing day, the fear has increased and so have the mob attacks.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Adoption, Murder, Texas, Wesley Mathews

3-year-old Texas girl's death shows what's wrong with the adoption system in India

Questions are being raised over why no one tried to find out if the girl adopted from Bihar was being given proper care.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Gujarat Assembly elections, Opinion poll, BJP, Congress

Even if BJP wins and Congress loses Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi will still emerge victorious

The Congress believes the party's moment in the state is finally at hand.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Rape Culture, Sexual harassment, Academics, Harvey Weinstein

Author Priyamvada Gopal on importance of naming and shaming sexual harassers online

This disease must be wiped out, and speaking its name has to be the beginning.