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Story Posted on 16-12-2017

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Nehru-Gandhi family, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Congress

How we'll remember Sonia Gandhi's legacy

In formally handing over the reins to new Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, his mother has also bequeathed to him a set of critical challenges.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
AICC, Sonia Gandhi, Congress president, Rahul Gandhi

Why Rahul Gandhi’s acceptance speech as Congress president is inspiring

To underline the importance of compassion and truth as political virtues is a welcome development.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Hinduism, Idolatry, God

Why do Hindus worship idols?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Actress assault, Malayalam Cinema, Dileep, Dubai

Malayalam actress assault case: Shame media and fans went gaga over Dileep in Dubai

For them he was a hero who could do no wrong.

SCI-TECH

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Vodafone, Airtel, Reliance Jio, Streaming

Why the future of telecom industry is Bollywood

It's time telecommunication companies partner with film production houses and emulate the consumer revolution.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Pakistan, Hindutva, Modi, BJP

Why Congress should refrain from becoming a poor clone of BJP 

Bid to ape the saffron party on social and national security issues, is not a great idea.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
BJP, Modi, Congress president, Rahul Gandhi

5 ways Rahul Gandhi, new Congress president, can keep the heat on Modi

The run-up to the day has seen more action in the past two months than in the past 13 years since he first became an MP.

ART & CULTURE

 |  12-minute read
Courtesans, Rekha, Dream Girl, Hema Malini

Courtesans in Bollywood: How the tawaif transitioned into 'modern' Indian woman

[Book excerpt] The courtesan represents higher culture derived from royal courts as she and her house have a lot in common with upper-class women and their homes.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Eviction, Hiten, Arshi, Salman Khan

How the captaincy fight could shape the future of Bigg Boss 11

If Hiten gets evicted, celebrity lobby inside the house will be hit hard.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Sexual harassment, Patriarchy, Crime Against Women, Nirbhaya gang rape case

5 years since Nirbhaya gang rape: What chatting online with anonymous Indian men taught me

Like public spaces, chat rooms have fewer women. So, if you are there, you are asking for it.