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Story Posted on 21-04-2018

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Opposition, Judiciary, Dipak Misra, CJI impeachment

The politics behind move to impeach chief justice of India Dipak Misra

The bitter competitive race for the 2019 Lok Sabha election has contributed to the erosion of Parliament as well as the higher judiciary.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Sex for degree scandal, Crime Against Women

Why are Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth silent over crimes against women in Tamil Nadu?

The newbie politicians would do well to remember that a woman CM dominated the politics of the state and people's heart for years.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
POCSO, Child Rape, Capital punishment, Death penalty

Why death penalty for child rapists is drawing flak

Union Cabinet clears ordinance in the wake of outrage over rape and death of 8-year-old in Kathua.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh, Telugu Desam Party, TDP

Exposing the crisis in Telugu media

The TDP government is the only one that has officially 'employed journalists' and outsourced its PR work to them.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Opposition, Judiciary, Dipak Misra, CJI impeachment

CJI impeachment or not, faith in judiciary is already broken

The courts have always protected our democracy and the Constitution, and when they failed, we called it Emergency.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Rakesh Singh, BJP, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh

Why tough challenges lie ahead for BJP's new chief in Madhya Pradesh

Rakesh Singh faces a trial by fire as he has to select candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls that will include denying tickets to sitting MLAs.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Commonwealth, Colonial past, Brexit, Britain

Why it's time the Queen of England returns all that she has stolen

The precedent set by Britain is being replicated by the ISIS, which now peddles stolen heritage to fund terror attacks, including on Londoners.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Interview, London, Narendra Modi, Prasoon Joshi

Why it was disheartening to see Prasoon Joshi interview Modi the way he did

Liberalism and liberals today are not the same.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Pulp Pit  |  3-minute read
Filmmaking, Poverty, Beyond The Clouds, Majid Majidi

Majid Majidi's Beyond The Clouds is his most unusual film yet, in an unintended manner

The Iranian filmmaker tries whipping up Bollywood masala.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Kal Penn, Racism, Hollywood, Priyanka Chopra

The deep rooted racism in Hollywood

South Asian actors have scripted a short history of their own.