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Story Posted on 25-09-2018

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mahagathbandhan, BSP-SP combine, Bahujan samaj party, Mayawati-ajit jogi

Is Mayawati overestimating herself or is she under BJP pressure?

Political analysts view Mayawati’s move as a blow to the much-speculated mahagathbandhan.

SPORTS

 |  2-minute read
Indian Cricket, Ravi Shastri, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli

Can Rohit Sharma replace Virat Kohli as a captain?

Captain Sharma may be impressive but India will benefit more if captain Kohli marries success.

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Cosmetic surgery, Scalpel, Indians, Beauty treatments

'Snapchat Dysmorphia' Syndrome: How we're getting sucked into an ugly beauty trap

Indians are among the most plastic surgery-obsessed people in the world. Sadly, for us, what matters more is the outer appearance — it should shine. Even if you fall apart internally.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Mohamed Nasheed, Abdulla yameen, Maldives, Ibrahim mohamed solih

Happy But Watching: Why India must observe the Maldives with care

This piece has been co-authored by Rajiv Jayaram and Atul K Thakur.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nirmala Sitharaman, Rafale Deal

Spare us the drama: Fake rage aside, BJP has no answers on Rafale questions

As the government is caught on the back-foot over the French aircraft deal, the PM is silent. But he will soon hear the voice of the people on the issue.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Modi government, Naveen Patnaik, Ayushman bharat scheme, Modicare vs bijucare

Modicare Vs Bijucare: No one cares how a poor father in Odisha carried his son's body in a cart to bury it

The family had exhausted all its resources to meet the boy's treatment expenses.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Vicky Kaushal, Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Manmarziyaan

Sex, violence aur pyaar: The preposterous pleasures of Manmarziyaan

Anurag Kashyap's latest movie breaks new ground. But it also picks up from earlier conversations about love, erotica and vice.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Bihar, Bihar liquor ban, Liquor ban, Nitish Kumar

Drunk driver in Nitish Kumar's dry Bihar lifts the veil off prohibition policy

The chief minister has been pushing for a countrywide ban on sale and consumption of liquor, calling it the most secular policy ever.

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Terrorists, Shopian, Cops killed, Jammu and kashmir cops

3 cops abducted and killed in Kashmir: Why there still aren't many takers for Hizbul's 'quit or die' threat

'If today one SPO resigns, thousands of others will join. If twenty quit, two lakh more will join.'

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Doklam standoff, Narendra Modi, Sikkim, Pakyong airport

The significance of Sikkim's new airport at Pakyong

Militarily too, the operationalisation of Pakyong airport will prove extremely beneficial.