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Story Posted on 08-08-2018

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Terrorism, Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

Ladakh: The third, and most overlooked, part of J&K

Jammu and Kashmir’s third region — Ladakh — is often overlooked amid disputes over Article 370, terrorism, and cross-border infiltration. But ignoring Ladakh's security, economic development, and governance would be a mistake.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Yogi Adityanath, BJP, Lok kalyan mitra, Uttar Pradesh

UP govt to pay people Rs 25,000 a month to publicise its schemes: This is truly sabka sath, sabka vikas

Some get jobs. The government gets good PR. The BJP gets votes. All on taxpayers’ money.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
India, English-speaking elite, Grammar nazis, Language test

Why the English-speaking 'desi' elite should stop pretending to be grammar Nazis

Just like words have shared meanings and nuances, English too can be our shared language.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Jamia alumni, Shah Rukh Khan, Jamia entrance exam, Jamia Millia Islamia

How Jamia Millia Islamia failed its own entrance test, and felt 'cool' about it

The answer key to the entrance test for a masters course suggests 'Exam Warriors' was written by Pranab Mukherjee, not Narendra Modi.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
BJD, BJP, Congress, Rajya sabha deputy chairman election

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman polls: In BJP versus Congress fight, three regional players hold the key

A look at the possibilities, permutations and combinations for the August 9 election.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mayawati, Deve Gowda, 2019 general elections, Mamata Banerjee

How pitch for a Bengali Prime Minister may propel Mamata Banerjee to the top chair

It is likely that she will wait till results are out to stake claim to the prime minister's chair.

SCI-TECH

 |  6-minute read
Nokia 7 Plus, Android One, Smartphone, Mi a2

Mi A2 quick review: Xiaomi's Android One offering impresses with more than just price

Here's our first impression of the Xiaomi Mi A2.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Writers, Producers, Bollywood, Fifth indian screenwriters conference

Screenwriters haven't got their due in Bollywood. But finally, things seem to be looking up

At the fifth Indian Screenwriters Conference held recently, producers agreed to consider writers' issues.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  8-minute read
GST, Narendra Modi, Newsman: tracking india in the modi era, Rajdeep Sardesai

'Modi is the most powerful political figure of his age, a time when even newsrooms are split'

Edited excerpts from Rajdeep Sardesai's new book Newsman: Tracking India in the Modi Era

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Dravidian politics, Tamil Nadu, DMK, Karunanidhi

End of an era in Dravidian politics - What's next for DMK and Tamil Nadu?

It’s in the nature of politics to throw up surprises and leaders out of nowhere.