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Story Posted on 27-07-2018

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Lok Sabha election 2019, Trinamool Congress, BJP, West Bengal

Lok Sabha 2019: Why the road leading to lotus bloom in West Bengal looks muddy

Voters are caught between TMC's 'BJP Hatao' and BJP’s 'Ebar Bangla' campaigns.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Hate Crime, Narendra Modi, Alwar, Rakbar khan

No, India is not suddenly a communal 'Lynchistan'

There are attempts to portray every instance of mob violence not as law and order breakdowns, but religious bigotry.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Hafiz Saeed, PTI, Pakistan general elections, Imran Khan

Begaani shaadi, India diwana - Indian media’s obsession with Imran Khan and Pak polls shows exactly this

Who’s campaigning? Who’s winning? Who’s trailing? Who’s fixing? Who’s in jail? Who’s bowled out? Indian media’s fixation with Pakistan’s general election almost rivaled our craze for our own politics.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Mehul Choksi, Anti-trafficking bill, Fugitive economic offenders bill, 2018, Parliament

Parliament passes Anti-Trafficking and Economic Offenders Bills: All you wanted to know

After hugs and winks, the House has moved on to serious business.

SCI-TECH

 |  6-minute read
India, Microsoft, Google, Silicon Valley

Beyond Google and Microsoft: How Indians have shaped Silicon Valley

Over the years, Indians have greatly contributed to the growth of Silicon Valley.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Liberals, Intellectuals, Karnataka, BJP

Shooting season: BJP MLA says intellectuals would be shot if he became Home Minister

Basanagouda Patil Yatnal's words are symbolic of what has been the BJP’s stance on liberal dissenters.

ART & CULTURE

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Best songs, Disco music, Bollywood, Bappi lahiri

A 'desi' disco legend - How Bappi Lahiri made the impossible possible in Bollywood

Five years short of five decades, the Hindi film industry still can't have enough of the music composer and his 'gold' standard.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Entertainment, Nick jonas, Priyanka Chopra, Bollywood wedding

Priyanka Chopra opted out of 'Bharat' for her wedding with Nick Jonas? Here’s how we read between the lines

The director of the 200-crore film, Ali Abbas Zafar, can’t contain his happiness.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Pakistan Army, ISI, Hafiz Saeed, PTI

Not cricket at all - How Imran Khan won in politics, using hate

Now, 'PM Imran Khan' is making religious minorities deeply afraid. Similarly, liberals, whom Khan has described as 'bloodthirsty', and political opponents wonder where Pakistan will go.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Child rights, Monsoon session, Parliament, Trafficking bill

Why the Trafficking Bill is an important step towards securing child rights

In a first, the Bill has introduced rehabilitation as a statutory right for victims of trafficking.