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Story Posted on 15-01-2019

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Anti-india slogans, JNU, Kanhaiya Kumar, Sedition Law

No, it's not sedition: Why the charge against Kanhaiya Kumar and other JNU students looks utterly motivated

In a 1995 judgment, the Supreme Court had said even a slogan like ‘Khalistan Zindabad’ doesn’t merit charges of sedition. Then why are the students of JNU being tried on absurd, and shaky, grounds?

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Ram mandir, Congress, Pollution, Narendra Modi

Why the Ganga must become a political issue like Ram Mandir

As millions descend upon the Kumbh Mela, sadhus, activists and opposition leaders are raising questions over the government’s claims of a cleaner Ganga.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, Economy, Politics

It’s not the economy, stupid. It’s politics!

The politics of the last one hundred years has been the story of politicians botching up economic decisions. But even as we foreground the economy, we are only devaluing the grand art of politics.

ART & CULTURE

 |  10-minute read
Bollywood, Stree, Pari, Ruskin Bond

From 'bhoot' to 'chudail', Bollywood's 'spirited' tryst with the supernatural!

We're exploring the labyrinth of Bollywood ghost stories, one creaking door at a time!

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Specification, Price, Cameras, Selfies

Honor 10 Lite vs Realme U1: Which is the best phone for selfies on a budget?

Let's compare the two phones and see which one comes out on top.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Prostitution, Sexual exploitation, Sabarimala, Karnataka devadasi act

From Sabarimala to Devadasi pratha, why do women always lose the religious battle so horribly?

Either brutally prohibited or used for 'faith', have women been praying to the wrong Gods? And which God allows plying specially-abled children as 'Devadasis' for the pleasure of men?

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Urban life, Marriage, India, Virginity debate

I am a virgin girl. And I want a virgin husband too

I have decided my sexual choice. It doesn't make me repressed. It actually makes me free.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Gujarat, 2019 general elections, BJP, Narendra Modi

Beyond 2019: If the BJP loses, how Narendra Modi could spend time (till 2024)

As political shapes shift now, some predict a possible loss for the BJP. While the 2019 election remains an entirely open question, we wonder what Narendra Modi, who's wielded great power for almost 18 years, could do after being PM?

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Shiv Sena, VHP, Bajrang Dal, Valentine's Day

Sisters’ Day, Parents’ Day, Lathi Puja Day: Call it anything but Valentine’s Day!

Here's something India and Pakistan share: our fear and loathing of Valentine's Day. Why? Well, clearly we all believe 'pyaar ek dhoka hai'!

POLITICS

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  5-minute read
Mahagathbandhan, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Why it's an all-out-war for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

There is no love lost on any side with the battle lines so sharply drawn. But amidst the polarisation and bitter divisiveness, there are also signs of hope.