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Story Posted on 19-11-2017

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Freedom of Speech, Deepika Padukone, Padmavati controversy, Alauddin Khilji

Media should have covered Padmavati protests differently: Less sensationalism, more objectivity

Everyone with a weapon against free speech has become an object of desire for mainstream TV anchors.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
South Park Street Cemetery, Macaulay, William Shakespeare

How Calcutta kept alive a line of William Shakespeare's family

John Talbot Shakespear's tombstone lies in the South Park Street Cemetery of the city.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Priyanka Chopra, Motherhood, Manushi Chhillar, Miss World 2017

Outcry over Miss India Manushi Chhillar's winning answer is problematic

The 20-year-old's answer draws the point that it's time to make the shared responsibilities of men and women real and rewarding.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Indian Women, Begum Jaan, Manav Kaul, Vidya Balan

Tumhari Sulu tells us there is no such thing as an ordinary woman

The movie highlights the point that there is an interesting story behind every woman who dares to dream.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Tamil films, Dhanush, Stalking, Nirbhaya gangrape case

Chennai techie murder: Tamil cinema needs to stop glamourising stalking

Actors like Dhanush and Udhayanidhi Stalin have turned stalking into a fine art.

VOICES

 |  10-minute read
Raj Narain, 1971, Emergency, Birth anniversary

Indira was indeed India. She deserves a better homage

The Indian media has been often blindsided by the Emergency and branded her as The Iron Lady.

VOICES

 |  14-minute read
Narendra Modi, Supreme Court, Uniform Civil Code, Triple Talaq

Why a Uniform Civil Code is not what India needs immediately

There isn’t any credible draft available anywhere to debate on this.

SPORTS

 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Walkover, Gold medal, Sushil Kumar, National wrestling championship

Why Sushil Kumar’s farcical gold at the nationals does the champion disservice

One wonders how the two-time Olympic medallist felt as opponents came, bowed and walked away.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Traffic problems, Indian roads

How Indians travel says a lot about India

Whatever it is that we might be driving, we always drive to get ahead.