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Story Posted on 20-11-2017

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Burhan Wani, Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir Militancy, Kashmir

Indian Army's 'Operation All Out' in Kashmir killed 190 terrorists, but there is reason to worry

The toll of security forces in the anti-terror operations tells another important story.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  3.72 minutes watch-minute read
Sanjay leela bhansali, Rajput Karni Sena, Deepika Padukone, Padmavati controversy

Padmavati release being delayed is a new low for India

It comes at a cultural inflexion point in our history, where we are looking at revising the past.

LIFE

 |  9-minute read
The Gift of the Magi, Couple, Newly-wed, Divorce

What our ancient Indian culture teaches us about having a successful marriage

Life together, over the years, brings about a shared evolution.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Castaways  |  14-minute read
Syrian refugee crisis, Poetry, Raul Zurita

A meeting with the Chilean poet Raul Zurita, who said disease felt beautiful to him

I wrote this letter for him, but never sent it.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Beatles, Helter Skelter, Serial killer, Charles Manson

How Charles Manson, leader of murderous '60s cult, influenced pop culture

It's interesting to see how certain books, films and songs shaped the serial killer and how he shaped some of them.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
BJP, Congress, Himachal Assembly polls, Himachal Pradesh

Anti-incumbency won't promise BJP victory in Himachal Pradesh this time

It remains to be seen if the Congress will be ousted by default.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Shashi Tharoor, Beauty pageants, Miss World 2017, Manushi Chhillar

India is proud Manushi Chhillar was awarded Miss World 2017, but do we really need beauty pageants?

Winning a tiara based on archaic, white, patriarchal standard of beauty is not really an accomplishment.

VOICES

 |  Angiography  |  5-minute read

BJP's Haryana leader doubling bounty for beheading Deepika Padukone and Bhansali is disgusting

The ruling party can no longer hide behind the fig leaf of 'fringe elements' sending out grave threats to artists and seculars.

SCI-TECH

 |  6-minute read
Nokia 8, OnePlus 5T, IPhone, Smartphones

5 best smartphones to buy under Rs 40,000 right now

Devices in this price bracket now come with internals and design that at times even rival the most premium high-end phones.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Wildlife, Birds, Pigeon

Why pigeons are dominating our balconies and skies

While their rise poses challenges and inconveniences, they must not be shunned.