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Story Posted on 25-03-2019

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Moon moon sen, Babul supriyo, Mimi chakraborty, Nusrat jahan

Lok Sabha 2019: Why the glitzy side of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool could turn into a dangerous liaison

Two young female actors are nominated by the Trinamool Congress in heavy-duty seats in Bengal. What is the significance of the party's switch from fielding intellectuals to film stars?

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Masaba Gupta, Gajraj rao, Bollywood, Badhaai ho

Neena Gupta (finally) wins for 'Badhaai Ho!' Why the wait forever?

Neena is already a winner of the award called life. But a fan is not satisfied yet!

VARIETY

 |  Wild Ways  |  4-minute read
National Green Tribunal, Haryana government, Real estate mafia, Punjab land preservation act

Why we desperately need the Aravallis if we want to survive

The Aravallis are much more than an aesthetic setting to the National Capital Region. It is the natural entity that protects us from desertification, holds crucial water reserves and protects us from global warming.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Rahul Gandhi, Pulwama  attack, Balakot air strike, 2019 general elections

Why I see Congress, not BJP, coming to power in 2019

Rahul Gandhi is on the steady path of a comeback. Talks of a ‘Modi wave’ are totally misguided. Here's why.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Social Media, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ipl 2019, Ziva singh dhoni

Is Ziva Dhoni the new Taimur of social media?

IPL is also about the kids of Shah Rukh Khan, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rohit Sharma.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Kashmir, Pakistan, Pakistani terrorists, Atif mir

Kashmir Catastrophe: Why Pakistani terrorists brutally killed a 12-year-old Kashmiri boy

Stalking his sister and trying to forcibly attain her wasn't enough. The barbaric Pakistani LeT terrorists took little Atif hostage, and finally killed him.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Tashkent files, Mithun chakraborty, Vivek Agnihotri, Lal Bahadur Shastri

The 'Tashkent Files' trailer: Whom will a 'dead PM' help now?

Lal Bahadur Shastri's death has been one of the most intriguing mysteries in Indian politics. But what's not mysterious is how his tale has popped up again, just before 2019's Lok Sabha elections!

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Bjp candidate list, Shatrughan Sinha, Patna sahib, Ravi Shankar Prasad

Beyond Polished Words: Can BJP’s fiery speaker Ravi Shankar Prasad win Patna Sahib for the party?

The advocate-plus-politician has long defended his party on TV, using logical arguments and occasionally, warm smiles. But will that help him wrest Patna Sahib from flamboyant MP Shatrughan Singh?

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Indian Army, Ministry of Defence, American assault rifles, Arms deal with usa

The red tape and delay in procuring specialised firepower from the United States

The elite Special Force units have resorted to stripping de-commissioned battle tanks or using weapons recovered from militants in the absence of the equipment to be procured from the US.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Trinamool Congress, Misuse of power, Political clout, Dynasty politics

Bad Heir Day: The strange tale of Mamata's kin's standoff with customs officials in Kolkata

Kolkata customs officials and Mamata Banerjee's nephew's wife's reported altercation proves how nothing is beyond political power in India.