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Story Posted on 29-04-2019

VOICES

 |  9-minute read
Muslim fundamentalism, Islamic Terror, Colombo, Sri lanka terror attack

Stop the Waffling: The Sri Lanka terror attack was definitively about religion. It was an Islamic attack on Christians. Why fudge the truth?

When Christchurch happened, the liberal reaction was loud and clear, but when Colombo happened, there was a deafening silence. Why are we so hesitant to call one stream of religious thought out?

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Black Money, Narendra Modi, Note-Ban, Demonetisation

The Greatest Game-Changer: Why demonetisation was actually one of the best things to happen to India under PM Modi

The note ban formalised a huge sector of India's economy, spurred real growth, increased tax compliance, reduced interest rates, curbed artificially high property prices and netted black money. And these are just some massive advantages.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Babul supriyo, Moon moon sen, Asansol violence, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Bed Tea Vs Bedlam: The importance of being Moon Moon Sen in West Bengal today

Even as Asansol, where she's contesting from, saw a minister facing attack, Moon Moon Sen missed the news because she didn't get her bed tea on time. This is exactly why Mamata Banerjee fields her.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Kanhaiya Kumar, RJD, Tanweer hassan

Tanweer Hassan: 'Begusarai is a fight between RJD and BJP. Kanhaiya and his Communists have no vote value here'

RJD’s Begusarai candidate Tanweer Hassan has not got enough screen space as the controversial Kanhaiya Kumar or the powerful Giriraj Singh. However, Hassan has ensured his voice is also heard.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Healthcare facilities, Garbage disposal, Contaminated water, Kulgam

The Real Kashmir: Kulgam goes to the polls, seeking better water and a cleaner district

The challenges in Kulgam go beyond the usual narratives of terrorism and strife. But will its political contestants, including PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti, drop the hyperbole and look at the water supply?

POLITICS

 |  10-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, Babul supriyo, Chandra kumar bose, Subhas Chandra Bose

Chandra Kumar Bose: 'Mamata Banerjee's TMC has a 'jihadi bahini' to attack opponents. But she's facing a Modi volcano in Bengal now'

Chandra Kumar Bose, grandnephew of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, is a BJP leader in West Bengal. Speaking with Rohit E David, Bose discussed the attack on Babul Supriyo, TMC's politics, Netaji and Narendra Modi.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Aam Aadmi Party, AAP, Atishi malena, Atishi

Et Tu, AAP? Atishi says vote for goons to defeat BJP. Manish Sisodia rakes up her caste. What happened to the party with a difference?

If young leaders openly tell people to vote for goons, democracy is indeed threatened. And changed, for the worse.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Shabana Azmi, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Kanhaiya Kumar, Begusarai

What Champagne Socialism?! The Reality of Kanhaiya Kumar's Campaign

Those hurling charges of Kanhaiya's supporters being limelight-seekers have missed the real light this campaign has spread.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Sena-bjp alliance, Shiv Sena, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Maharashtra

Maha Trends: Who looks poised to win the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra

There is palpable anger among Muslim, Dalit and agricultural communities against BJP. But has the Congress capitalised on this? Has the Modi Wave swept again? How is Raj Thackeray impacting the polls?

HUMOUR

 |  2-minute read
Kangana, Taimur, Bollywood, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Lok Sabha 2019: 5 things we get to learn as Bollywood votes

Taimur is a factor no one considered before today.