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Story Posted on 23-10-2018

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Congress, BJP, Amritsar train tragedy, Dussehra

Amritsar train tragedy: Why BJP and Congress should stop the culture of 'celebrating' death

Nationalists must celebrate production, not destruction — whether that of an effigy or a masjid.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Yogi Aditayanth, Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, Prayagraj

Lots in a name: The real significance of renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj

The name 'Prayag' evokes a centuries-old Hindu civilisation with all its rites, rituals and sacred geographies. 'Allahabad' didn't erase those memories, but the original name makes sense

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Western Media, Free Speech, Islamic ideologue, Jamal khashoggi

The uncomfortable truth about Jamal Khashoggi

His killing is atrocious. But painting an Islamic ideologue as a free-speech martyr is not going to work out well for Western media.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Pankaj tripathi, Vikrant massey, Ali fazal, Amazon Prime Video

#TrailerReview: Mirzapur is a tribute to Gangs Of Wasseypur

No, Farhan Akhtar. You can’t give us what Anurag Kashyap gave us six years ago.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Gender Discrimination, Menstruation, Temple, Religion

What Sabarimala can learn from Haji Ali Dargah

Parallels are being drawn between women devotees being stopped at Sabarimala but being allowed inside Haji Ali Dargah after court order since 2016.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Turkey, Mohammed bin salman, Saudi Arabia, Jamal khashoggi

How the horrific killing of Jamal Khashoggi will damage Saudi Arabia, but benefit Turkey

Turkish authorities have revealed that Khashoggi’s body was cut into pieces by Saudi prince Mohammed bin Salman’s top aide.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Features, Specifications, Snapdragon 845, Display

OnePlus 6T: Everything we know so far

OnePlus' upcoming flagship is touted to bring with it a mix of impressive technologies and features. Here's all you need to know.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Chinmayee sripada, Sudha raghunathan, T m krishna, Casting Couch

#MeToo in Carnatic music - Why there's such silence on the caste dynamics that rule the Sabhas

Carnatic and Bharatnatyam's cultural worlds are hit by two paradoxes. Sexual harassment vs a veil of hypocrisy based on caste and piety.

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
KP Oli, Crime Against Women, Rape, Nepal

Nepal's Nirbhaya moment

The article is jointly authored by Atul K Thakur, a New Delhi-based columnist and Kamal Dev Bhattarai, a Kathmandu-based journalist and political analyst.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Plastic contamination, Gut, Human waste, Microplastics

Life isn't full of sh**, but your sh** can be full of microplastics

Microplastics have now reached our stomachs too. New study says the tiny particles may be widespread in the human food chain.