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Story Posted on 07-05-2018

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Economy, Karnataka Assembly polls, Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh

That awkward moment when Manmohan Singh gives it again off to Modi

In a high-octane Karnataka poll campaign, the former prime minister’s speech in Bangalore was scathing, but tempered.

POLITICS

 |  Know Your Enemy  |  2.7 minutes watch-minute read
Karnataka elections, BS Yeddyurappa, Siddaramaiah

Why Siddaramaiah filing a defamation suit against Modi is playing into BJP's hand

The Karnataka CM, who has so far been giving it back to the BJP, looks a little ruffled now.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Marriage, Business Tycoons, Mukesh Ambani

5 lesser-known facts about Mukesh Ambani's future son-in-law

The RIL chief had encouraged his daughter Isha Ambani's friend Anand Piramal to become an entrepreneur.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Literature, South Korea, Rabindranath Tagore

Why Korea loves Rabindranath Tagore

The laureate plays a special role in Indo-Korean relations.

POLITICS

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Namaz, ML Khattar, Gurgaon, Haryana

How Haryana CM ML Khattar has once again made things worse with his communally charged statements

If namaz is to be banned in public spaces, the same rules should apply to other religions.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Naveen Patnaik, BJP-ruled states, BJP-Shiv Sena, NDA

Why BJP's present and former allies are wary of partnering with it

The party bides its time before establishing total control of the state, while riding on the back of its allies.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
VPAs, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence

What are smart AI assistants and how they can work (or not) for you

Welcome to the future.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Web series, Entertainment, Ekta Kapoor

Why Ekta Kapoor's 'Gandi Baat' is bizarre, not bold

Spoiler alert, though not much can spoil this story further: one episode has a snake passionately 'ravishing' women.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Massan, Titli, Udaan, Indian films in Cannes

Subtitling: How Indian films lose out at Cannes

The vast majority of Indian films screened at Cannes in recent years had French subtitles based on English rather than their original language.

VARIETY

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Congress, BJP, Corruption, Karnataka Assembly polls

BJP fielding highest number of candidates with criminal record in Karnataka reflects very poorly on Modi

In an election where the issue of corruption has been under constant spotlight, the party’s choice of CM candidate and the rehabilitation of the Reddy brothers speaks volumes.