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Story Posted on 05-06-2019

VOICES

 |  Know Your Enemy  |  3-minute read
Mango varieties, Alphonso, Mangoes, Mango

So Aam, So Boring: Why I think the mango is such a vastly overrated fruit

Despite being surrounded by the most famous mangoes in the world, I have always found them utterly dull. Except for one.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Priyanka Chopra, Movie Review, Disha Patani

Bharat movie review: The Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Disha Patani starrer is essentially Bajrangi Bhaijaan 2.0

Half of us will go in expecting massy masala, while the other half will want a strong story. Without revealing who wins, I'm going with 3 stars out of 5.

POLITICS

 |  Aage Se Right  |  8-minute read
Chirag paswan, Giriraj Singh, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

Motormouth Alert: Why the BJP should ask some of its leaders to zip it immediately

This is Narendra Modi 2.0. Irresponsible speakers and tweeters from the BJP must understand the mandate, and the change this now demands.

LIFE

 |  Passion & compassion  |  7-minute read
Michelin Star Chefs, Rude food, Anthony bourdain, Golgappa

Every ‘chatori’ girl needs a ‘fine-dining-type’ of guy to take her out for street food!

Because when it comes to men, ladies, remember this very famous adage: “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are!” So, pick well.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mamata banerjee secret meeting, Mamata banerjee tmc, Congress rahul gandhi, Rss ideology

The real RSS vs the one in their heads: How Mamata Banerjee and Rahul Gandhi are fighting an RSS that does not exist

The RSS the two leaders are swearing to take on existed 30-40 years ago.

LIFE

 |  1.17 minutes watch-minute read
Eid food, Eid Ul Fitr, Eid, Food

Watch: Eid's iconic dishes

Eid is synonymous with Biryani.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Bofors, AgustaWestland, Wally michel, Christian Michel

Was there a 'Bofors flavour' in the Agusta deal? Raju Santhanam’s book 'The Untold Story of Christian Michel' makes startling suggestions

Rajiv Gandhi’s alleged proximity to Christian Michel’s father, Wally, is closely discussed in the book. It raises as many questions as it answers.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Mahatma Gandhi, Shah bano, Triple Talaq, Nikaah

Between myth and reality: Can you really believe what you see on screen?

It’s not as if movies have lost their edge as agents of conditioning, but what has changed is how the average audience refuses to drink the Kool-Aid of yore with the same enthusiasm.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Boundary of kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, Delimitation

Delimitation of Kashmir Explained: What a plan to re-draw the state's constituencies can mean

The new Central government has set the cat among the pigeons with its suggestion around a delimitation exercise which will impact existing boundaries in the state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Indoor pollution, Vehicular pollution, Pollution Control, World environment day

World Environment Day: Why the life-breath that is choking us matters

The quality of the air we breathe depends on the lifestyle choices we make every day. And this is only worsening.