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LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Pollution, Indian Wedding, Tradition, Indian culture

Big car, bigger wedding: When will we find out the biggest cost we are paying for our oversized dreams?

We equate excess with success. Progress with profusion.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Marriage, God, Mythology, Serials

How films and TV serials became our guide to Indian culture

The way we dress, eat, pray, live and die are so reflective of popular movies.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Indian culture, Nehru, Hinduism, Secularism

Why secularism in India lost its meaning

In Nehru's India, secularism became synonymous with the idea that everything Hindu is bad and everything anti-Hindu is secular and good.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Indian culture, RSS, Narendra Modi, International Yoga Day

The ugly truth behind Modi's Yoga Day

Who is the Prime Minister to speak about India’s 'ancient heritage'?

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Baywatch, Bharat mata, Indian culture, Narendra Modi

Sharing Priyanka Chopra in bikini pictures is fine, but not wearing a dress in front of Modi?

The actor gets trolled mercilessly and finds out the hard way that several Indians take her 'desi girl' tag rather literally.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Indian culture, Narendra Modi, Priyanka Chopra

Fabulous! Priyanka Chopra got trolled for meeting Modi in a dress

Social media mansplains how a good Indian woman should dress in front of elders.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Indian culture, Relationships, Sex in India, Sex comedy

[Watch] How about a Make In India push for, er, sex toys?

'Dil deo', first of the Jerk Off series - a responsible 'adult comedy franchise'.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Fashion, British Raj, Indian culture, Shoe stories

How Indians solved the great shoe question of the British Raj

In their white muslin dresses and stiff new European shoes, the Hindu College boys stood proudly before the then governor-general Auckland.

ART & CULTURE

 |  8-minute read
Indian culture, Science and Technology, Medicine, Bollywood

Surgeon explains how Hindi movies have made medicine into a farce

Bollywood betrays a gross illiteracy and it's not funny.

POLITICS

 |  Out of Order  |  3-minute read
Mahesh Sharma, Indian culture

Leave the culture alone, Mahesh Sharma

This is me, hitting the exit button on this idea of Indian culture and the collective conscience.