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Story Posted on 10-06-2019

MONEY

 |  9-minute read
GDP growth, Narendra Modi, Modinomics, Economic Growth

Indian Economy: Stories of a structural slowdown are farce. Data shows Modinomics is propelling India towards strong growth

Key corporates in the cement, two-wheeler, home loans and consumer goods space are clocking in healthy double-digit growth. Sectors facing a temporary slowdown are hit by global or seasonal factors only.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Asifa bano rape case, Kathua rape case, Kathua rape case verdict, Asifa bano verdict

Kathua Rape Case: The verdict punishes the accused. But we have let down the little victim of this horrific crime

The Kathua gang-rape and murder case was appalling enough in its brutal hate. But our behaviour as a society since has been shocking and disturbing as well.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Indian liberals, Yum yum cha, Big chill, Khan market

Why Girish Karnad wasn't the 'Khan Market Gang': Because intellect never rests on the cushions of power

The 'Khan Market' tag came about because Delhi always had a hybrid of the socially networked with easy political access, but true intellectuals like Girish Karnad are known simply by their ideas.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Rose, Ek janaki ammal, First woman botanist, Indian women scientist

The fragrance of legacy

A rose named EK Janaki Ammal smells sweeter to the Indians than all the other roses.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Pakistan nawaz sharif, Asif ali zardari, Imran khan corruption scandal, Pakistan pm corruption

Asif Ali Zardari arrested on corruption charges: Why Pak PMs and Presidents have such trouble completing a term

The word ‘corruption’ has become as synonymous with Pakistan as the word ‘terrorism’. 'Contempt of court' is a hot favourite too.

ART & CULTURE

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Ek tha Tiger, Utsav, RIP, Tiger Zinda Hai

Rest in peace, Girish Karnad. You will be missed!

A look at some of his best works...

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
India's economy, India's economic growth, India's economic growth 2018-2019, Economic slowdown india

Indian Economy: It's serious. Multiple structural downturns make this slowdown unlike others

Unlike earlier slowdowns, this one has all the ingredients of a perfect storm. How long will it take for official interventions to ease the difficulties the Indian economy has to face?

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Sexual assault, Crimes against Women, Kathua gang rape, Kathua verdict

The Kathua Case: Why the Kathua gang-rape and murder verdict is no reason to celebrate

What about cases that do not evoke national outrage?

HUMOUR

 |  2-minute read
Bollywood News, First look, Twitter Reactions, Romance

Vicky Kaushal in Bhoot: Karan Johar steps into the horror genre. Now, we're really scared

That look on Vicky's face in the poster. Yup, that was the look on ours when we heard.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Math, Hrithik Roshan, Super 30, Ananda kumar

Why we hate Maths

Hrithik Roshan playing math whiz Anand Kumar in Super 30 may just be the thing for math anxiety.