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Story Posted on 09-12-2018

POLITICS

 |  Bite Soldier  |  5-minute read
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, Rajasthan assembly elections, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Assembly elections 2018

Come 2019, why the BJP could be looking at serious losses in the Hindi heartland

There’s only a day to go for the actual results. But number-crunching of Assembly exit poll data suggests the BJP could lose substantial ground in the Hindi heartland in next year's general election.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, Amit Shah, BJP, Bengal

BJP’s legal battle to hold rallies in Bengal: The saffron party has lost the first round to Mamata. Here’s why

Moving court was probably not the right strategy for the right wing party.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Assembly elections 2018, Mary Kom, Northeast India, Mizoram assembly elections

Where is the coverage of Mizoram Assembly polls?

If celebrity weddings and Taimur Ali Khan’s play date find more coverage in the media than Mizoram's elections, then we as a country have a serious problem.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Congress, BJP, Mahagathbandhan, Assembly polls 2018

Assembly polls results: How December 11 can decide the political future of Uttar Pradesh - and our next government

A mahagathbandhan formed around a resurgent Congress can be very different from the floppy efforts we have seen so far.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Kitchen, Turmeric, Chilli, Indian spices

Keep your inner goddess alive with red chilli

Red chilli is belly fire and female brimstone. It is as hot, or as sweet, as the spirit likes it.

POLITICS

 |  Bite Soldier  |  5-minute read
Chhattisgarh Assembly elections, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Rajasthan assembly elections, Exit Polls

The BJP has a real problem in the Hindi heartland

Beyond the headline-grabbing seat and vote share numbers, the India Today-Axis My India Exit Poll shows first-time voters, farmers, unemployed, Dalits, tribals have voted more for Congress than BJP.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Uttar Pradesh, Inspector subodh kumar singh, Cow Vigilantism, Bulandshahr

Bulandshahr mob violence: Police force too needs to share blame of rising vigilantism

In mourning the murder of Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, one should not forget the dubious role of Indian police in aiding and abetting vigilantism.

VOICES

 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read
Bollywood, Feminism, Nick jonas, Priyanka Chopra

If Priyanka Chopra were Priyank Chopra, would there have been so much to write about?

To be an unapologetic careerist with a global agenda and an achiever with no stopwatch and preconceived rules does not make Chopra a “global scam artist.”

LIFE

 |  Fortune Cookie  |  4-minute read
Cuisine, Delhi belly, Food festival, Street food

No, Delhi's street food is not always unsafe

'Delhi belly' is more or less a myth, which gets debunked when FSSAI presents Street Food Festival, and global chefs share how Delhi street food inspired their various cuisines.