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Story Posted on 16-08-2019

ART & CULTURE

 |  5.62 minutes watch-minute read
Movie Review, Movie ratings, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha

FilmO: Mission Mangal is a blast!

Is the film sexist though or do Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Taapsee Pannu and Sharman Joshi get equal footing with Akshay Kumar?

SPORTS

 |  6-minute read
Kiren Rijiju, Brexit, Heena Sidhu, Shooting

Because India is no cheap shot: Why we should shoot down the 2022 Commonwealth Games

With Brexit imminent, Britain wouldn't want India to abandon the CWG. But India derives little benefit from membership of a post-colonial club where shooting is replaced with beach volleyball.

VARIETY

 |  Aage Se Right  |  6-minute read
Pakistan crimes, Transgender rights, Lgbtq rights, Pakistan

How Pakistan tortures its LGBTQs: With its brutal mix of silence and violence, Pakistan routinely targets this vulnerable group

There's no figure for crimes against transgenders in Pakistan. Because, beyond the flashy Page Three parties of Pakistan, no one cares as the LGBTs get beaten, abducted, tortured and raped.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5.07 minutes watch-minute read
Batla House Encounter, Movie ratings, Movie Review, John Abraham

FilmO: John Abraham packs a punch with 'Batla House'!

But what is that one flaw that pulls this riveting cop drama back?

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Taslima Nasreen, Satanic verses, Free Speech, Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Most Confused Child: What Salman Rushdie's tweet on Kashmir tells us about him

Salman Rushdie feels India is committing an atrocity in Kashmir. Ironically, Rushdie would be killed on sight in Kashmir, which India is trying to protect from the onslaught of global jihadism.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Gangs of wasseypur anurag kashyap memes, Anurag kashyap memes, Sacred games 2, Anurag Kashyap

How to be Anurag Kashyap's writer: It's much easier than it seems!

Tips that will help you land the most coveted writing gig!

LIFE

 |  Hello, Health  |  5-minute read
Iron supplements, What to eat during pregnancy, Pregnancy health, Health and pregnancy

Busting pregnancy myths: 6 mistakes most pregnant women make and how to avoid them

Spoiler alert: ‘Eating for two’ might do more harm than good.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Chandigarh, Unnao rape case, Varnika Kundu, Women Safety

In independent India, why don't I feel free? After Unnao, this question again haunts me

Although our nation is free, our girls don't feel it. We live in constant fear of what could happen. I survived a terrible harassment episode. Others, like the Unnao victim, may not make it.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Constituent assembly of india, Jammu and Kashmir, Article 370, Sheikh Abdullah

Our Kashmiriyat was pro-poor and anti-landlord: Article 370 enabled Kashmir to give land to the tiller. Today, that freedom is gone

Many promises were made to Kashmir, including Nehru's on a referendum and the freedom Article 370 gave to liberate Muslim peasants from landlords. That Kashmiri freedom is choked now.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pankaj tripathi, Saif Ali Khan, Sacred Games

The Second Time Curse: 'Sacred Games 2' with Saif Ali Khan, Pankaj Tripathi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, hit by Netflix’s season two syndrome

Every Netflix original dips in the second season, after delivering a punch in the first, only to pick up in the third.