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Story Posted on 15-03-2019

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Culture, Us troops, Afghanistan, History

Afghanistan has many superwomen. No, their dreams are not borrowed from the US or Taliban

Afghan women are not scared. They are deeply concerned about negotiations with the Taliban. They fear this could lead to a loss of their liberty, without them even being consulted in any process.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Tom hanks, Hollywood remake, Dangal, Advait chandan

Will Aamir Khan rock or ruin the Tom Hanks starrer ‘Forrest Gump’?

Our question for the Indian remake of the American classic though is, seriously, but why?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
O Panneerselvam, TTV Dhinakaran, 2019 general elections, Edappadi Palaniswami

Why May 23 is going to be decisive for Tamil Nadu politics

By-elections to 18 out of 21 vacant Assembly seats will be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls in the state on April 18.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley, Mahagathbandhan, Coalition politics

Lok Sabha 2019: Why India intrinsically votes for coalitions

Majority governments have been the exception, not the norm in India. There are multiple reasons to explain why the Indian voter likes it this way.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Ghosts, Puri jagannath temple, Afterlife, Death

On dark nights, before the new moon: The restless dead seek peace. And Puri heals them

Many have spotted a long stream of misty shapes slowly walking in a line towards the sea. Those who know, fear it, but also bow their heads in prayer for it.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Rape videos, Sexual assault, Gang Rape, Pollachi rape case

Why justice in Pollachi rape case can’t be delivered till Tamil Nadu police officers are taken to task

The silence of chief minister E Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam is deafening and intimidating for the victims of sexual violence.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Politics, BJP, Congress, Lok Sabha elections 2019

10 leaders who must leave their parties ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2019

All characters in this narrative are fictitious. Any resemblance with any living, dead (or in-between) person is purely coincidental.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Pakistan, Iaf air-strikes, Indian Air Force, Balakot

Unravelling Balakot: Clearing the fog that shrouds India’s air strike on Pakistan

Find the answers to queries that have bedevilled us for weeks.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Priyanka Gandhi, Savitribai Phule, Congress, Tom vadakkan

Why I think Tom Vadakkan leaving the Congress is good riddance

Young India is looking forward to a jeans and T-shirt-wearing political leader. The Congress also needs alliances of a bold new kind. The old guard must therefore make way for the new.

VOICES

 |  Aage Se Right  |  4-minute read
Mumbai local trains, Kolkata, BMC, Bombay

Mumbai Bridge Collapse: How Maximum City is crumbling under the pressure of its own people

There are ways to fix the seemingly insurmountable problem. The bridge collapse at CST should be our last wake-up call now.