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Story Posted on 20-12-2018

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Movie Review, Aanand L Rai, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif

Zero movie review: Why 'Zero' stands out as a misfit

Zero movie review: If the first half of Shah Rukh, Katrina, Anushka's 'Zero' is a gush of fresh air, the second half sucks the air out of you. We give it 2.5/5

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, AgustaWestland, Rafale Deal, Christian Michel

Why Christian Michel is disappointing PM Modi

His extradition from Dubai to Delhi was apparently meant to scare the Congress. So far though, Michel has refused to oblige.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Aage Se Right  |  6-minute read
Rahat fateh ali khan, Atif Aslam, Agenda aaj tak 2018, Sonu Nigam

Sonu Nigam says Pakistani singers get paid more in India than Indians do. This is discrimination. Why are liberals silent?

Had this discriminatory treatment taken place with a Pakistani singer, the intelligentsia would have flooded the opinion space with their caustic comments.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Food, Indian Cuisine, Black cardamom, Spices

How black cardamom curbs sweetness to induce satiety (and guards against over-indulgence)

Black cardamom is amorphous sexy smoke — wrapped around integrity.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Elections, Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot

Not everyone gets a third chance. Ashok Gehlot should not repeat his earlier mistakes

The greatest skills of Gehlot will be tested on how he can take Sachin Pilot along.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
No-deal brexit, European Union, Brexit referendum, Theresa May

Is Britain hurtling towards a suicidal no-deal Brexit? The signs are many, none of them good

The drama is devoid of all sobriety and staidness, which, we were told, were enduring characteristics of British politics.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Patriarchy, Misogyny, Zero, Anushka Sharma

Intimidate, not date: Why Katrina Kaif hasn't been asked out in a decade!

Are we too feminist, too outspoken, and too capable of opening jars for ourselves?

MONEY

 |  2-minute read
ATM withdrawal limit, PSU Banks, Cash crunch, Bank strike

Banks to strike, shut shop for 5 days: Who allows them to rob us of our festive cheer?

The big question that the bank officials don’t seem to care about is how people are to cope without banking services for so long? Are they only interested in getting some extra holidays?

HUMOUR

 |  5-minute read
Misogyny, Theresa May, Jeremy corbyn, Sexism

The jury's out on whether Jeremy Corbyn called Theresa May a ‘stupid woman’. But those outraged by it really must look east

Here are five distinct shades of sexism shown by our own politicians that the British can learn from. It's time we took on the Brown Man's Burden.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Celebrity dogs, Paris hilton, Nick jonas, Priyanka Chopra

Meet Diana Chopra. Why the celebrity dog became such a thing in Hollywood, but never took off in Bollywood

Because, unlike Priyanka Chopra, we're not ready for you, Baby Di!