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Story Posted on 28-03-2019

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
New York Times, World media, Islamophobia, Terrorsim

Christchurch vs Pulwama: Why the world's reaction towards the two terrorist attacks must be questioned

Both Christchurch and Pulwama were terrorist attacks, one against Muslims, the other against Hindus. Yet, why are both received so differently by the world in terms of reportage, analysis and emotional outpouring?

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
MIG 21, 2019 general elections, Asat test, Mission shakti

Mission Shakti: Totally in time and absolutely needed, PM Modi has made the perfect move with his announcement

Questions about the need and timing of developments on security issues are a thinly disguised attempt to undermine the credibility of the Modi govt. They also reflect the opposition's deep jealousy.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Pon radhakrishnan, Karti Chidambaram, Kanimozhi, Bjp in tamil nadu

Lok Sabha 2019: BJP and its Dravidian dilemma

The upcoming Lok Sabha elections are going to be no cakewalk for the saffron party in Tamil Nadu — a state that wears anti-Modi sentiments on its sleeve. Here's a look at where the BJP, and its challengers, stand.

LIFE

 |  Passion & compassion  |  6-minute read
Psychiatrist, Mental Illness, Depression, Mental Health

Why it’s important to challenge stereotypes around mental illness and ask for help

Are you quick enough to consult a mental health practitioner or discuss with people around you? The answer is a most likely a no.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Birth control pills, Sexual Health, Male contraception, Oral contraceptive pills

Presenting 'The Pill', now for men

Here is every sexually active man's (and woman’s) dream coming true. If researchers are to be believed, we are heading towards male contraceptive pills soon.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Summer games in paris, Tokyo olympics, Sports, Break dance

Break dancing in Olympics: Yes, we want the Olympics committee to include break dance right away!

Finally, the world of high sports realises the merits of break dance, something which Mithun Chakraborty taught us way back in the 80s!

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Pakistan, Azad kashmir, Kashmiri Pandit, Kartarpur sahib gurdwara corridor

Step towards Sharda Peeth: Pakistan's proposal for a corridor to the famed temple breaks the ice in Kashmir rhetoric

All leaders in Kashmir have welcomed the move to open a corridor to Sharada Peeth. Such a step could hold significance for both nations and for worshippers who once visited this temple for pilgrimage.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Upa government, GDP, Multidimensional poverty index, Poverty in india

NYAY is a well-meaning scheme but also a hasty move. Here's why

India's poverty data is mind-boggling and its challenges are massive. These need a comprehensive, data-backed govt responses. There are valuable suggestions from experts. The netas must listen.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Kanhaiya Kumar, Hardik Patel, Nusrat jahan, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Will our Lok Sabha look younger this time?

Politics is no child's play. And these five debutantes (some confirmed, some probable) are not children either!

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mission shakti india, Anti-satellite, Asat india, Mission shakti satellite

Mission Shakti: Awesome, yes, but 5 things PM Narendra Modi could have announced instead of this!

On Wednesday, Modiji addressed the nation on a crucial new development. And yes, it was a Shakti-shali speech!