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Story Posted on 02-04-2018

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Social Media, Trolling, Twitter, Ludhiana wax museum

The wax museum in Ludhiana you have been laughing at is a tale of inspiration

Look before you tweet.

SPORTS

 |  6-minute read
Ball tampering, Cricket, Australian cricket, Steve Smith

Why cheating sports icons hurt fans so much

But asking for Steve Smith's head on a tandoori platter is an overreaction to an act that isn’t all that terrible.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Defamation case, Apology, Arvind Kejriwal

What Arvind Kejriwal's sorry means for AAP's political future: Twitter reactions

Criticism against the 'say sorry spree' is growing and so is the humour around his apologies that follow serious graft allegations.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Kerala, Caste Discrimination, Caste

If few Kerala students don't mention caste, what changes for India?

The cynic in me cannot help but wonder if this is an indication of a world yet to come, which would be caste-free or caste-blind.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Government crackdown, Militancy, Kashmir, J&K encounter

Why Kashmiris fear summer of 2018 is about to get bloodier

The inauguration of Asia's largest tulip garden a week ago in Srinagar had rekindled hopes for revival of tourism and other business activities.

ART & CULTURE

 |  23-minute read
Book Extract, Air hostess, Indians abroad, Air travel

An ex-flight attendant reveals how to handle tall egos, molesters and unruly travellers

[Book extract] Air travel can be unpleasant.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Supreme Court, Atrocities Act, Dalits, Bharat Bandh

Bharat bandh claims several lives: How the govt allowed Dalit anger to fester

The changes to the Atrocities Act by the Supreme Court were merely the last straw.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Nitish Kumar, Riots, Communal Violence, Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar has only himself to blame for the mess he is in

The Bihar chief minister's overnight switchover to NDA has led him nowhere.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Supreme Court, SC/ST Atrocities Act, Dalit atrocities, Bharat Bandh

Decoding Bharat Bandh: Countrywide Dalit agitation against SC ruling has resulted in violence

While there has been criticism for the arson, the vandalism and the violence, the movement has received the support of many.

ART & CULTURE

 |  8-minute read
Bhagwan Rajneesh, Netflix, Wild Wild Country, Osho Ashram

Sex, spirituality and lies - what I learnt about Rajneesh inside Osho ashram

The events that unfolded at the commune and the stand-off between its inmates comprise the core of the Netflix documentary series Wild Wild Country.