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Story Posted on 04-06-2018


 |  11-minute read
Tamil Nadu, Rauf ali, Elephants, Rainforest

What two mighty wild elephants in the Western Ghats taught me

[Book excerpt] Terror took over and I pulled the blanket over my head and lay there shivering.


 |  5-minute read
2019 Lok Sabha elections, Bihar, Grand Alliance, Tejashwi Yadav

The politics of bromance: Why Tejashwi, Rahul are singing Ye Dosti

The bonhomie between the two leaders is in marked contrast from earlier times.


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India-Pakistan, Patriotism, Ultranationalism, Raazi

The success of Raazi, 'The End' of ultra-nationalism

The Alia Bhatt-starrer is a beautifully subtle take on what you win, and lose, in war. It shows you patriotism isn't chest-thumping. It's about having a heart.


 |  7-minute read
Terrorism, Ceasefire, Jk, Justice

How Kashmir’s youth are caught between a bullet and a CRPF van

Ramzan ceasefire faces the fallout of both militant attacks and a man crushed under a CRPF vehicle recently. What do Kashmiri youth envisage of their future?


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Northeast, Meghalaya, Dalit sikhs attacked, Shillong

Now, Christians attack Dalit Sikhs in Shillong. Pray tell, where is the outrage?

The trouble reflects a bigger malaise that India suffers from - majoritarianism.


 |  4-minute read
TMC, Panchayat Polls, Mamata Banerjee, Bengal violence

Ma, Mati, Manush and murder? Why isn't Mamata Banerjee taking a firm stand on Bengal violence?

Didi cannot be the champion of liberalism and remain silent over gruesome murders at the same time.


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One day cricket, T20 cricket, Rashid khan, Afghanistan cricket

How cricket and Rashid Khan taught Afghanistan to dream again

A record of 51 wins out of 98 One Days and 41 out of 63 T20 Internationals show the Afghanistan team is worth its salt.


 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Foreign relations, Canada, Justin Trudeau

Can Justin Trudeau please stop tripping on India?

A ridiculous trip. And now, an inverted map of India. The joke is honestly on Canada's PM.


 |  10-minute read
Janata Party, Atal Bihar Vajpayee, Socialist leader, George Fernandes

Why despite several controversial moves, George Fernandes continues to inspire us

He was prepared to put his life at stake for the cause of liberty and democracy.


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Cricket, Football, Sunil Chhetri

It’s a pity Sunil Chhetri's wake-up call for India needs Virat Kohli’s approval

So, will you only go to football grounds because your cricketing heroes ask you to?