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Story Posted on 09-11-2018

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Urdu Poetry, Shahjahanabad, Beloved delhi, Saif mahmood

Eight poets, one city they loved and lived in: 'Beloved Delhi' is a fresh look at a city much written about

There have been many books on the lives of these poets, and on Shahjahanabad, but Saif Mahmood merges the two milieus.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Firecrackers, Delhi, Air Pollution, Diwali

No, firecrackers alone are not to blame for Delhi’s poisonous air. But we need to eliminate every pollutant we can

Firecracker-manufacturing in India is a little-regulated industry, and there is no saying what chemicals are used in them.

SCI-TECH

 |  8-minute read
Google, Android, Samsung galaxy f, Innovation

Why 2019 could be the year of foldable display phones

Foldable display phones may be here sooner than we might have imagined – and change computing on-the-go for good.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Sabarimala, BJP, Save sabarimala rath yatra, BS Yeddyurappa

'Save Sabarimala' Rath Yatra: Is BS Yeddyurappa the new LK Advani of South?

The former Karnataka CM's rath yatra is believed to be a last-ditch attempt by the BJP to 'conquer' the South in 2019.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Note-Ban, Demonetisation anniversary, Demonetisation failure, Demonetisation

What demonetisation looked like the morning after?

A fictional account of how a typical Wednesday in early November turned hotter than the scorching May sun.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
RBI, BJP, Modi govt, Demonetisation

If demonetisation wasn't a failure, why isn't PM Modi celebrating its 'grand' 2nd anniversary?

Unfortunately, numbers don’t lie. That is why the Prime Minister is conspicuously missing.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Delhi University, National school of drama, Mandi house, Theatre

How theatre in Delhi has been finding and creating stages beyond Mandi House

People can now choose to get involved in the kind of theatre that relates best to their individual interest and ideology.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Junaid mattoo, People's democratic party, National Conference, Kashmir local body polls

A vote for hope, and against dynastic hypocrisy

The Kashmir election highlights a new movement for democratic change, set against the stubbornness of old political players.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  6-minute read
Item song, Bollywood, Thugs of hindostan, Katrina Kaif

From Sheila to Suraiyya: The unbearable lightness of being Katrina Kaif

Katrina is a product of masculine imagination, but she can transcend that in her spirit and spunk, which won't get unnoticed in Thugs of Hindostan, as there's hardly anything else to notice.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Press Freedom, Financial Times, Victor mallet, Jamal khashoggi

Why the media matters, everywhere

From Jim Acosta to Jamal Khashoggi, the press is under severe threat globally. It must be defended. For your own well-being.