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Story Posted on 13-06-2019

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Mary Kom, Gender stereotypes, Toxic feminism, Toxic masculinity

No, Ranveer-Deepika, showing any spouse, male or female, hitting the other is not funny. In no case

Women are human, just like men. Personality traits like kindness are not attached to one's gender. Neither are abusive tendencies such as domestic violence.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Jahan ara, Baiju bawra, Madhubala, Bharat bhushan

Bharat Bhushan: Bollywood's original chocolate boy suffered many tragedies but this is how he will be remembered

The songs picturised on him in various films are among the classics of Hindi cinema.

VARIETY

 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  8-minute read
Army-insignia, Balidaan badge, MS Dhoni, Cricket

MS Dhoni and his Balidaan: The lessons to learn from women's tennis

The recent brouhaha over MS Dhoni's armed forces insignia turned the whole affair into one of hyper-nationalism, cricket be damned. Personally, I'm with Dhoni, but not for the reasons you'd think.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
China, India, Tariff, Xi Jinping

Modi's Trump Card: How Narendra Modi can control Donald Trump's domination of Asian nations

Donald Trump's ‘My way or highway’ approach leads to discord and heightens prospects of conflicts. It isn’t diplomacy, it's dadagiri! And India, led by PM Modi, must stand up to it.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal, Kolkata, Doctors Strike

Doctors' protest in Kolkata: How Mamata Banerjee made sure things go and remain out of control

Issuing an ultimatum to aggrieved doctors, she skirted the core issue of security and indirectly instigated emotions against doctors.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Madrasa education, Muslim education, Minority appeasement, Narendra Modi

Modi's Muslim outreach: The real reason why Narendra Modi wants Sabka Vishwas

With a brute majority of 303 seats, what exactly is Modi's Muslim outreach trying to achieve?

LIFE

 |  Below The Belt  |  6-minute read
Polygamy, Happiness, Relationships, Marriage

Are single women really happier?

Marriage may seem outdated but is the idea of love and romance too?

SPORTS

 |  6-minute read
Dinesh Karthik, Kl rahul, MS Dhoni, World cup match today

Is Shikhar Dhawan's injury a blessing in disguise for India’s World Cup campaign?

Injuries will happen through the World Cup. But a champion side should approach it with the mindset of a marathon runner rather than the brilliance of a sprinter.

SPORTS

 |  2-minute read
Mauka ad, Abhinandan varthaman, World Cup 2019, India vs Pakistan

India vs Pakistan match: How cricket is making us very angry

We should use this ‘mauka’ to chill, without getting all heated-up in our air-conditioned rooms.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Heart Attack, Heart Diseases

One cuppa coffee or 25 cups: No risk to heart

A new study finds that drinking even up to 25, was no worse for the arteries than drinking less than a cup a day.