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Story Posted on 10-11-2017

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Poetry, Full Disclosure, Manohar Shetty

Manohar Shetty on why writing poems is a way to say you're not alone in this world

'Full Disclosure', an anthology of old and new poems, is published by Speaking Tiger.

ART & CULTURE

 |  13-minute read
Patriarchy, Feminism, Nagaland

Why Naga feminists spell a wave of hope for the tribal society

[Book excerpt] Today, what kind of justice and freedom do we choose at this crossroads?

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Taxation, Finance Ministry, Arun Jaitley, GST

GST Council slashing tax rates for 178 items is a belated measure to fix ailing economy

Only 50 items including luxury goods like tobacco would attract 28 per cent GST, rest will be taxed at 18 per cent.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read

What makes leaders like Modi get away with wiping out 2% of India's GDP in the name of demonetisation?

Behind the rise of despotic populists are two global factors: the huge technological advances and the loss of jobs.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Odd-even rule, AQI, Arvind Kejriwal, Stubble burning

Why is no one taking responsibility for the spike in pollution?

While Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal wants Haryana and Punjab to control stubble burning, Captain Amarinder Singh seeks Centre's intervention.

LIFE

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Detox, Superfood, Pollution, Delhi Smog

Is the pollution choking you? This is what you should eat to stay healthy

It is noteworthy that the human body is designed to detox itself.

VARIETY

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Air India, IndiGo, Indigo Airlines assault, Aviation

Why an Air India pilot abandoned his passengers on the runway

The pilot said his shift had already ended, while the airline had no replacement at hand.

VARIETY

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BJP, Communalism, Tipu Sultan Jayanti

5 reasons why Tipu Jayanti controversy is absurd and dangerous

The row is an attempt to polarise society and keep the focus away from core issues.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  7-minute read
Election Commission, Amit Shah, Narendra Modi, Parliament Session

BJP willing to sacrifice Parliament for Gujarat polls betrays Modi's misplaced priorities

That the highest legislative body must keep on working irrespective of Assembly polls is a cornerstone of cooperative federalism.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Harvey Weinstein, Sexual assault, Sexual harassment, Louis CK

Allegations of sexual misconduct against Louis CK raise age-old question: Is art separate from the artist?

Four of five accusers claim that he masturbated during interactions with them.