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Story Posted on 15-11-2018

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Pakistan, India, Kashmir, Shahid Afridi

‘Boom boom’ Shahid Afridi bowls ‘no ball’ on Kashmir

The Pakistani cricketer said Pak should forget about Kashmir. Instead, he was made to forget his own words pretty soon.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, 2019 general elections, Congress, Rahul Gandhi

Why using Modi’s doppelganger Abhinandan Pathak will leave Congress red-faced in elections

The Congress' enthusiasm over Pathak suggests the party is not serious about voters' issues and is instead playing childish personality games.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Indian Army, Chhatrapati shivaji, Bhavani singh ghorpade dattwadkar, World War I

Why Sainik Takli finds itself neglected, despite producing many martyrs

Soldiers from Takli have laid down their lives in every major war that India fought: 1962, 1965, 1971, the IPKF operation in Sri Lanka and Kargil. Yet, the village remains poignantly backward.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Soumitra chatterjee, Prisoner of zenda, Jhinder bandi, Uttam Kumar

Remembering 'Jhinder Bandi', the film that 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo' borrowed its ‘ratans’ from

Released in November 2015, 'PRDP', although 'inspired by' a classic, amounted to three hours of my life just gone.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Pollution, Lifestyle disease, Health, Diabetes

Can medicine or government policies find a cure to the diabetes epidemic?

A diabetes mukt Bharat? That's a public health goal worth pursuing.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Rajasthan Assembly polls, Rajasthan assembly elections, Assembly elections 2018, BJP

BJP denies tickets to firebrand leaders: Attempt to move away from Hindutva politics in Rajasthan?

Gyandev Ahuja and Banwari Lal Singhal, both known for making controversial statements, have fond no place in the party’s second list.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Basant rath, Traffic police, Police, Jammu and kashmir police

Why Kashmir is outraged by Raj Bhawan’s action against top cop Basant Rath

By removing the popular IGP (Traffic) from his post, the J&K Governor has sent a wrong signal at the wrong time.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Airport authority of india, Spic-macay, Concert, Right-wing

Stifling song: You may disagree with TM Krishna's views. But you cannot stifle his singing

Love him, hate him, disagree with his secularism, troll him for his views — T M Krishna cannot be gagged or ignored

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
IRCTC, Indian Railways, Ayodhya, Ramayana express

Why bringing Ram and Sita to welcome passengers of Ramayana Express is smart business sense from Indian Railways

We need to get over the hang-up that any expression of identity — ethnic, cultural, linguistic or religious — is necessarily divisive.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone, Bollywood, Deepveer

Deepika weds Ranveer: Key takeaways from the biggest 'wedding under an umbrella' of the century

With few and far photos released, everyone, from Karan Johar to Smriti Irani, is waiting to see the star-studded shaadi!