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Story Posted on 06-04-2019

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Telugu Desam Party, Lakshmi parvathy, N Chandrababu Naidu, Lakshmi's ntr

'Lakshmi’s NTR' may not swing an election, but it will alter opinions ahead of Andhra polls

Ramgopal Verma's biopic of N T Rama Rao, from the perspective of his second wife and Chandrababu Naidu's rival, Lakshmi Parvathy, is politically explosive. It awaits release in Andhra, perhaps due to its volatile depictions.

POLITICS

 |  15-minute read
Sabarimala, Shashi Tharoor, Kerala, BJP

Shashi Tharoor: 'Narendra Modi wants to turn this election into a khaki referendum'

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor spoke with Rohit E David on hot-button political issues, including his controversial Sabarimala stand, Rahul Gandhi standing from Wayanad, Congress-Left friction, BJP's record, and his own relatives joining the BJP.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Tukde tukde gang, Wahhabism, Muslim league, Muslim appeasement

Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad Poll: Why a closer look at some Muslim factions in the area is an imperative

A closer look at the DNA of Islamist groups based in Wayanad, some of which are supporting Rahul Gandhi's candidature.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
2019 Lok Sabha elections, Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Wayand

Here’s what Rahul Gandhi should do if he wins both Wayanad and Amethi

There is solid logic if Rahul sticks with Wayanad should he win both his Lok Sabha seats. Amethi could have another Gandhi candidate soon enough.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Rahul Gandhi, Congress, BJP, Shehla Rashid

Shehla Rashid: 'Why paint every Kashmiri as a terrorist? Even separatists like JKLF advocate a Gandhian approach, Yasin Malik advocates a peaceful resolution'

Shehla Rashid, JNU student leader, has entered active politics. Speaking with Rohit E David, Rashid discussed BJP, Congress, Article 35-A, state security for Kashmiri public figures and the state's 'Gandhian separatists'.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
New Delhi, India, Pakistan, Refugees

'We led a life worse than a dog in Pakistan': Hindu refugees from Sindh, Pakistan, now in Delhi, India

Speaking with Rohit E David, Hindu refugees who escaped from Pakistan recount the terrible conditions they faced there, conversion, discrimination and flesh trade, why Hindus are targeted thus and Narendra Modi vs Imran Khan.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Satyajit Ray, Bimal Roy, Sanjeev kumar, Manoj kumar

Suchitra Sen: The exquisitely beautiful actress who always remained enigmatic

Iconic actress. Famed beauty. Subject of a thousand fables. And mother to actor-turned-Trinamool neta Moonmoon Sen. A Tribute to Suchitra Sen, the grand “Mahanayika”, on her 88th birth anniversary.

LIFE

 |  Hello, Health  |  6-minute read
Healthy food, Summer foods, Watermelon, Mangoes

Five summer smart foods to indulge in this summer

With the summer heat bearing down upon us, it is time we switched to these five summer smart foods that are great on the palate and for the health.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Political alliances, Extremists, Babri Masjid demolition, Mamata Banerjee

Frenemies of the political world: 'Extremists' of yesterday, lauded by the 'moderates' of today

As LK Advani is lauded by Mamata Banerjee now, I can't help but wonder at her condemnation of his communal rath yatra politics years ago. Perhaps some day, Narendra Modi will also be called a liberal by those who attack him today.