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Story Posted on 18-08-2018

LIFE

 |  Hello, Health  |  3-minute read
Vitamins, Minerals, Balanced diet, Nutrition

Include these seven minerals in your food to ensure a balanced diet

Though we need them in smaller amounts, these micro-minerals are essential for good health.

MONEY

 |  8-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Narendra Modi, Demonetsation, GST

Why the current state of the Indian economy suggests it is time to go bearish

Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls in 2019, there isn't much to be excited about the state of the economy in the short to medium term.

VOICES

 |  Point Blank  |  3-minute read
Natural Disaster, Narendra Modi, Beef politics, Kerala floods

Kerala floods: Shame how SoS calls were met with deluge of hate campaigns on social media

While haters worked overtime, Centre and my north Indians friends took their own sweet time to wake up to the catastrophe.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Ramzan ceasefire, Kashmir crisis, Atal bihari vajpayee death, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Why Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the only PM who cared enough to understand the pain of Kashmiris

Vajpayee was the last leader to have made any significant headway towards resolving the Kashmir crisis.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Congress, BJP, Research, Evidence

Why evidence, not ideology, should be the cornerstone of governance policy

There is a pressing need to identify a comprehensive policy approach that suggests enterprise, creativity, inclusiveness and optimisation of resources.

VARIETY

 |  10-minute read
Assam citizenship, Nrc draft, National register of citizens, Nrc final draft

NRC and 'illegal' immigrants: Why not 'detect' those genuine Indians who let 'outsiders' in

The state administration should issue an apology stating the administrative machinery had been irresponsible in shouldering its responsibilities.

VOICES

 |  9-minute read
Sangh, Babri Masjid, Atal bihari vajpayee death, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Sangh and BJP should learn how Atal Bihari Vajpayee allowed scope for dissent

People are also criticising Atal ji. And they must. But to become indecent while criticising him will force us to make the same mistake for which we often damn our adversaries.

POLITICS

 |  Fortune Cookie  |  4-minute read
BJP, Cuisine, Food, Atal Bihari Vajpayee

From samosas to Lahori fish, nothing will taste the same without Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s company

The former PM extended this food philosophy even while negotiating the choppy waters of the sub-continent’s politics.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Freedom of Speech, Bharat shakti, Pondy lit fest

Why the Pondy Lit Fest is caught in an ideological crossfire

A section of the Left is not only highly intolerant of differing opinions but does not hesitate to bully or threaten its opponents into silence or submission.