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Story Posted on 12-10-2018

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Right vs left, Liberal dishonesty, Liberalism, The Economist

Renewing liberalism: Why 'The Economist' smacks of intellectual dishonesty

The magazine writes without a trace of embarrassment that 'liberal ideals are worthless unless backed by the military power of determined nation states'.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Amitabh Bachchan, 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Tamil nadu politics, Rajinikanth

Will Rajinikanth be a hit in politics - What works for him, and what does not

Let’s remember another superstar who did not flourish as a politician — Bollywood’s shehanshah, Amitabh Bachchan.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Census 2011, Alpesh Thakor, Gujarat, Migration

Hate attacks in Gujarat: Why we can’t just wish away the migrant workforce

If we consider migrants as people who are snatching jobs from locals, we are simply overlooking their contributions to the economy.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Ncrb data, Howwillichange, Sexual harassment, Metoo movement

MeToo is here. Now, waiting for a #HowWillIChange movement

It is important that at least some have come forward with apologies.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Hasnain warekar, Shakereh khaleeli, Sheena Bora murder case, Delhi boy kills family

Delhi boy 'kills' parents, sister for scolding him: Other horrific cases where family members murdered their own

Murder most foul: From a princess buried alive by her godman husband to a daughter who killed her family for love.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
#MeToo, Vikas bahl, Hrithik Roshan, Super 30

Who's in deeper waters — Hrithik Roshan or Super 30?

From one pitfall to another, the production of 'Super 30' has been a bumpy ride; quite like the career of Hrithik Roshan.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Hygiene, Ocd, Habit, Nose-picking

Why is nose-picking such a big deal? No, hygiene is not the only reason

Grossness Alert. However, experts do cite various benefits and ill-effects of this very basic human nature.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Hal, Hindustan aeronautics limited, Dassault aviation, Rafale Deal

Why HAL wasn't given the offset contract in the Rafale deal

Here's what supporters of the move have had to say.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
TV, Spy thriller, Netflix, Amazon

How Jack Ryan and Condor show the evolution of spies on TV

Reboots of genre-defining works from the 1970s and the 1980s, the two shows have been updated to better reflect the times we live in.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Congress, BJP

Why the EC needs institutional safeguards to protect its autonomy

Politicians must realise that the Election Commission's reputation is directly liked to their legitimacy in office.