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Story Posted on 28-12-2018

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Caste Discrimination, Shudras, Untouchability, Dalits

Is spiritual citizenship possible for Dalits and Adivasis within Hinduism?

When a group of people is repeatedly told they were born unequal, they forget how to frame demands for rights. This is in contrast to Christianity, which prompted the genesis of equal societies.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Hindutva, Congress, BJP, 2019 Lok Sabha elections

The Final Countdown: With just months left to 2019's general election, religion and region will dominate politics now

The broad outlines of the discourse ahead of the Lok Sabha elections seem clear. But it is the smaller, regional groups that will decide the final picture.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Muzaffarpur, Gangrape, Kathua, 2018

Looking back: How friendly was 2018 for our children?

From Kathua to Muzaffarpur, the past year has been full of darkness for our kids. It's high time 2019 brought them better, safer tidings.

VARIETY

 |  14-minute read
Government schools, Children, Nursery, Education

If school education is a market, parents are customers! But how many private schools adhere to the customer?

While there are some good private schools, schools are not good just because they are private.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Imran Khan, Indian idol, Indian idol 10, Salman ali

Salman Ali wins 'Indian Idol'. And we reject your politics of hate, Mr Politician!

We will live with our Iqbal and Imtiaz and Harsimran and Mark and Indra and Abhijeet and countless more whose names are diverse, but whose identity is simply 'Indian'.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Congress, 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi

How Rahul Gandhi has finally found his political groove, emerging as the primary challenger to Narendra Modi

If he wants to be the king of the political jungle, he has to transition from being a pit-bull to a lion.

VARIETY

 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Weight Loss, Health fad, Diet, New year resolution

New Year Resolution: Stop following these health fads right now!

Certain ridiculous weightloss trends need to be left behind in 2018. We're trying to do just that.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Food, Dosa, Idli, Healthy Diet

Are dosas making us fatter? A new research paper says so. Here's what we say 

Then we will have to set ourselves for 'plain' things in life!

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Castaways  |  4-minute read
Birds, Visual arts, Sonia khurana, Feminist art

'Anyone to whom equality is integral is feminist': Artist Sonia Khurana talks about her aesthetic

A rare Indian performative artist, Khurana uses her own body, lying in the street, trying to fly, paying tribute to icons of drag, to explore outer situations and inner realities. And to challenge them.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Deepak thakur, Romil choudhary, Bigg boss 12, Bigg Boss

Romil Choudhary: How the son of a farmer from Haryana reached the top 5 in Bigg Boss 12

The 27-year-old advocate has reached the top five only on the basis of his game, which he has played rather smartly.