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Story Posted on 30-05-2018

ART & CULTURE

 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  3.25 minutes watch-minute read
Sanju, Biopic, Sanjay Dutt, Rajkumar Hirani

Sanjay Dutt biopic Sanju's trailer is finally out – here's what you should know

It feels as though Ranbir Kapoor almost breathes life again into Bollywood's most controversial star.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Left, Udf government, Kevin p joseph, Kerala honour killing

Kerala honour killing: Not in Marx’s name

23-year-old Kevin P Joseph's murder is a hate crime. Without the protests that followed other such crimes. Is this because he was killed in a Communist, not a saffron state?

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Internet, Online trolling, Internet abuse

What we need to do to arrest internet abuse

This is a case of modernity's artificiality which several philosophers, like Baudelaire and Max Weber for instance, have talked about.

HUMOUR

 |  5-minute read
Outrage, Diesel prices, Petrol prices, Fuel price hike

A paisa's worth of cruel fuel: Jokes on BJP are spilling over from Congress times!

At least the outrage machine on social media is following the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan!

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Donald Trump, Modi, Rahul Gandhi, 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Why 2019 Lok Sabha polls is not just about Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi

Indians will have to make a clear choice between politics of love and the cauldron of hate.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Suicides in india, Teen suicide, Class 10 board exams, CBSE Results

3 Class 10 students kill themselves after CBSE results: How we have failed our children

A society which makes a child believe that life is not worth living if the scores in an exam are low, is a failed society.

ART & CULTURE

 |  11-minute read
American literature, The great gatsby, F scott fitzgerald

The curious case of F Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda and all that jazz

An ode to the 'cult hero' who threw it all away.

POLITICS

 |  1.55 minutes watch-minute read
Kaala, Cauvery water dispute, Karnataka, Rajinikanth

Why banning release of Rajinikanth's Kaala in Karnataka is futile

The south superstar is not the first actor to talk about Cauvery river dispute (and he won't be the last).

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Jharkhand, Cbse class 10, Muslim girl, Sanskrit

Why a Muslim girl scoring 100 in Sanskrit in CBSE Class 10 is no news

It's sad that the religious identity of the 15-year-old girl overshadowed her academic performance.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Politics, Congress, BJP, Islam

When the iftar was just another political party

The 'political iftar' dinner was sheer tokenism, often seen as minority 'appeasement'. Its demise is fortunate – it lets ordinary Indians reclaim the iftar, rediscover true secularism.