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Story Posted on 28-10-2017

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Shah Jahan, Rajputs, Sanjay leela bhansali, Padmavati controversy

Padmaavat makes me wonder: Which historical figure should I burn down the theatre for?

Shah Jahan would be a strong contender, I suppose.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Tamil cinema, Sangamithra, Disha Patani, Shruti Haasan

Why Disha Patani playing Sangamithra hurts my Tamil sensibilities

It is really unfortunate that Shruti Haasan walked out of the movie.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
GDP, Debt, Railways history, British Rule

Why Shashi Tharoor is wrong about Britain's colonial debt to India

The debt to India at today's prices would easily cross £3 trillion and reparations are needed.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Mazda, Toyota, Electric Cars, Driverless

Here's what the coolest concept cars of the future look like

From AI-driven cars to futuristic cargo delivery pods, and sleek sports cars, the Tokyo Motor Show 2017 saw them all.

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Bank recapitalisation, Bank bailout, Economic slowdown

Why poor growth will haunt Modi till 2019

While the bank recapitalisation plan is late by about two years, the GST came amid a slowdown.

VARIETY

 |  Gulp Fiction  |  14-minute read
Vladimir Putin, World Festival of Youth and Students, Sochi, Russia

To Russia, with love: Side notes from World Festival of Youth and Students

Those who leave and those who stay.

POLITICS

 |  2.08 minutes watch-minute read
Sharia, Secularism, Indonesia, India

What India can learn from Indonesia about secularism

Many feel the country faces a similar threat from radicalisation that our South-Asian neighbour is witnessing.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Development, Railways, Samruddhi Corridor, Metro

With an eye on 2019 Assembly polls, Devendra Fadnavis rolls out big ticket metro and rail projects

Maharashtra CM is banking on Nagpur-Mumbai Samruddhi Corridor to help BJP win votes in other urban pockets of Nashik, Aurangabad, Amravati and Nagpur.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Anurag Kashyap, Saif Ali Khan, Netflix, Sacred Games

Netflix's 'Sacred Games' is Saif Ali Khan's attempt at finding a lost audience

Even in the West, online streaming platforms have given a new lease of life to many mainstream biggies such as Kevin Spacey and Naomi Watts.