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Story Posted on 14-11-2018

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Kashmir crisis, Rahul pandita, Barkha Dutt, Kashmiri Pandits

Why I disagree with Barkha Dutt on her comments about Kashmiri Pandits

From a young reporter, with love and respect.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Ram mandir, Ayodhya, Assembly elections 2018, Yogi Aditayanth

Will Yogi Adityanath be able to make a difference for BJP in poll-bound states?

The UP chief minister is expected to come in handy to take the attention of the people away from real issues into the realm of Hindutva.

ART & CULTURE

 |  8-minute read
Classics, Reading, Literature, Books

Looking for something to read? 16 underappreciated classics from around the world

These should be read by everyone who cares about literature.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Assembly elections 2018, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Rahul Gandhi

How Congress failed to adopt 'Gujarat model' in Madhya Pradesh

Despite verbal assurances to whistleblowers like Paras Saklecha and Dr Anand Rai, the Congress didn't give them party tickets.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Aage Se Right  |  4-minute read
Star power, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan

How Thugs Of Hindostan will bring down Bollywood's star ecosystem

The multiplex audience doesn't care about star power. All they want is a good story.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Artificial Intelligence, Human brain, Supercomuter, Spinnaker

World's largest brain-mimicking computer goes live, but should we be excited?

For those sensing doom and gloom, the SpiNNaker, for now, is nothing close to functioning as fast as an average human brain.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Gender minorities, Dating, Transgender, Tinder

Beyond vanilla 'sex': Tinder introduces 23 genders to choose from

The move will generate more conversation about different identities, creating more awareness, and hopefully, more acceptance of these.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read

Moscow-held Afghan talks: Glimmer of hope for peace or re-imagining geopolitics?

While the essence of India’s Afghan policy remains intact, New Delhi has reviewed its approach aligning its interests with the realities on the ground

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Hindutva, BJP, Ayodhya, Faizabad

The BJP’s renaming of Muslim heritage places is just hollow politics

By making Faizabad Ayodhya, the Sangh wants to emphasise ‘Hindu glory’ and ‘Muslim otherness’. But it will ignore broken roads, crowded hospitals and lack of schools.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Celebrity weddings, Lake como, Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone

#DeepVeerKiShaadi: Why gripe about 'mindless' celebrity shaadis and secretly love them, too?

National hobby alert: Cribbing