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Story Posted on 04-07-2018

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Cerebral Palsy, Rescue dogs, Thailand, Good news

The little miracles of good news

Amidst all the lynchings, rapes and graft, let's not forget to celebrate three little miracles - from a Thai cave to an American dog - that shine like sunlight in the dark.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Censorship, Surveillance, Wechat, WhatsApp

No, the Chinese Firewall is not the answer to 'Lynchistan'

The solution being suggested by RS Prasad is graver than what is happening right now.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
PDP, Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, Narendra Modi

How a revolt in Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP strengthens Sajjad Lone’s ambitions

With the governor failing to dissolve the Assembly, the formation of the third front is on the cards.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Army, Hafiz Saeed, Jud, Pakistan general elections

Why JuD contesting general elections should worry Pakistan more than India

Pakistan Army will remain the all-important decisive force by calibrating the role of terror groups.

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
Smartphone, Price, OnePlus 6, IPhone X

Why Asus Zenfone 5Z's price tag makes it a winner

Asus' new flagship is more than just an iPhone X clone.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Cauvery water management authority, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Cauvery river water-sharing

Why Cauvery river needs cleaning, not war over water-sharing

It's sad the river has been silently witnessing its death while politicians continue to fight over it.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Rajkumar Hirani, Sunil dutt, Sanjay Dutt, Sanju

Sanju: Why the first biopic on a Bollywood character makes for both a bad movie and good PR

As the film moves from one scene to the next, people keep trying to look for their Sanjay Dutt. They fail. The movie ends.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Farm crisis, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Agriculture

Mere Frog ki Shaadi – Mantras for crops, marriages for rain, why does government seek divine 'solutions'?

If in God the government trusts, whom do the citizens turn to?

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Majoritarianism, Minorities, Grassroots, Resistance movements

Why resistance movements fail to bring social change in India

Social movements are losing potency and their impact to challenge dominant cultures is eroding.

LIFE

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Supreme Court, Marriage, Live-in, Live-in relationships

Why the court is right in asking if men should pay compensation when a live-in relationship breaks up

Live-in relationships cannot be equated with one-night stands that revolve around casual consensual sex and just having a gala time.