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Story Posted on 08-02-2019

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Bengal, BJP, CBI, Mamata banerjee dharna

It’s show time: What the Bengal drama tells us about 2019 elections, and its main players

One Modi. One Didi. And a whole lot of masala.

VARIETY

 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Ghee, Panjiri, Health, Food

Why Gond Laddus are good for health

Gond, besides the laddu form, is also eaten as a panjiri mixture.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Privacy, Sanitary napkins, Menstruation, Periods emoji

Periods emoji: I am a woman, and I am sick of all this ‘public display of periods’

Menstruation is not dirty or shameful. But it’s private. I don’t want my privacy to become an opportunity for people to prove how cool or ‘bindaas’ they are.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Clothing, Indian size, Textile, Smriti Irani

Will one size fit entire India? Yes, it will

Underneath the US/UK size charts, there has always been one Indian size dominating our clothing choices at various points of our lives.

Film

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Quantico, Isn’t it romantic, Nick jonas, Priyanka Chopra

Being PC: Priyanka Chopra's new Hollywood movie releases. But has her international career kept pace with her talent?

Priyanka Chopra appears in 'Isn't It Romantic'. But will the film justify the big buzz around the desi girl, who is celebrated abroad but yet has to see a huge Hollywood hit?

POLITICS

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West Bengal, TMC, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Baying for Bengal: How the BJP is closing in on Mamata Banerjee

Mamata is finding it hard to rely on others, especially when the BJP is aiming slingshots at her and her much-touted claims of honesty.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Castaways  |  8-minute read
Old Age, Kalibari, Patna, Purnima devi

An old woman who sings of hope, and lives like a free bird

An encounter with an abandoned old woman who has found peace in herself and in a building full of outcastes.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Tampons, Sanitary pads, Menstruation taboo, Periods emoji

Smartphones to get periods emoji: Why making menstruation visible is important

If you feel the emoji is ‘icky’, you are exactly the reason why we need it.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Peace, Terrorism, Taliban, US

Why the US is cornered in Afghanistan

Anyone with the slightest idea about Afghan dynamics will know that the 'peace talks' between the US and Taliban will not end well.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Social Media, Priyanka Gandhi

Is Priyanka Gandhi joining Twitter? Here are our suggestions

Tell us about yourself, who you are and what you believe in. And please don't use Google Translator, like Yogi Adityanath recently did.