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Story Posted on 11-03-2019

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  8-minute read
Rahul Gandhi, BJP, Lok Sabha election 2019, Narendra Modi

10 reasons why Mr Modi is in pole position to win 2019

From his muscular approach to Pakistan to a weak opposition narrative, there are undeniable pushes aiding Modi back to power.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Engineer women, Women in technology, Women in mathematics, Women scientists

STEM is in dire need for more girl-power. It's time to see and remove the barriers

Despite the huge potential, why are such few women choosing a career path in science, technology, engineering and mathematics?

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Kashmiri Muslim, Assembly elections, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Kashmir politics

Casting votes, not stones: Indian authorities not holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls in Kashmir is a big misstep

By scheduling Lok Sabha elections and not Assembly Elections in Jammu and Kashmir, what message are we sending out to the separatists, the opposition and the allies?

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Chinese red army, China-tibet conflict, Dalai Lama, Tibetan Uprising Day

Tibetan Uprising: Where is the Buddha?

"With the end of the debate on Tibet in the United Nations, Tibetans lost all hopes of their survival, stare at the sky with the blank eyes and ask: where is God, where is the Buddha?”

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Book, Delhi spring, Book Review, Delhi belly

How to kill time in Delhi before it kills you

Tony Jesudasan reviews Ravi Shankar Etteh's 'Killing Time In Delhi' and rediscovers the city, fittingly titled 'India's Gotham'.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Human intervention in wildlife, Land encroachment, Leopard deaths, Human wildlife conflict

A Happy Ending: Positive human intervention ensures a lost two-month-old leopard cub reunites with its mother

A heart-warming story of a little leopard cub, separated from its mother due to human activity. And reunited with her, due to human activity.

VOICES

 |  2-minute read
Democracy, Afghan people, Taliban, Afghanistan elections

I won a seat in Afghanistan's Parliament. I know what my country needs, and it's not the Taliban

Any talks with the Taliban will remain meaningless if they do not include the Afghan people.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Lok Sabha elections 2019, Unemployment in India, Narendra Modi, Kamal Nath

From band-baaja to pakoda, how 'jobs' have turned into the biggest 'jokes' for our netas

Irrespective of their ideology, our politicians have uniformly failed to understand the gravity of unemployment. For them, it seems a meaningless cliche. Or, going by Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath's recent views, a way to blow your own trumpet.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
2019 general elections, Jk assembly elections, Lok Sabha elections, Jammu and Kashmir

Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti know they are wrong in asking for Assembly polls in J&K alongside Lok Sabha elections

Elections can wait for a couple of months but lives lost cannot be returned.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Priyanka Gandhi, Uttar Pradesh, 2019 general elections, General Elections 2019

Lok Sabha 2019: The politics that's underway in UP

As crucial poll dates are announced, the buzz in UP includes Priyanka Gandhi reviving her campaign, Amit Shah scouting for fresh faces and the Yadavs' fight within the family.