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HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Politics, BJP, Congress, Lok Sabha elections 2019

10 leaders who must leave their parties ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2019

All characters in this narrative are fictitious. Any resemblance with any living, dead (or in-between) person is purely coincidental.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Farmers, Economics, Politics

Interpreting Budget 2019: Politics has overwhelmed the rationality of economics

Budget 2019 has proved to be a political statement, more than an survey of economic facts.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Politics, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Why we think Kareena Kapoor should join politics

This is the only way we can get more women in the field. And strong women, like Kareena, should be welcome.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, Economy, Politics

It’s not the economy, stupid. It’s politics!

The politics of the last one hundred years has been the story of politicians botching up economic decisions. But even as we foreground the economy, we are only devaluing the grand art of politics.

VARIETY

 |  The Castaways  |  11-minute read
Democracy, Politics, Art

Understanding the paradox of art

Show, don’t tell. A simple advice the world of art can use too.

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Bengal Famine, Politics, Mahatma Gandhi, West bengal vs odisha

Fooding around: How 'food' both divides and brings together

...But, as long as it is used to bring people to the table, conversations can start.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Assembly polls 2018, Democracy, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh

Why the government should worry about the warning signs of anti-incumbency

High levels of anti-incumbency is a warning to the political class, and to parliamentary democracy itself.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Terrorism, Politics, Culture, Kashmir

If you ban the pheran, you're banning Kashmir itself

Forbidding the globally-admired traditional attire would have been akin to stripping Kashmir of its cultural identity, forcing Kashmiris to question the idea of unity in diversity.

HUMOUR

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Politics, Rahul Gandhi, Imran Khan, Indo-Pak Relations

How can an aalu-anday dish solve the India-Pakistan crisis? This Pakistani video tells us all

Cook at a low temperature. Add key ingredients. And careful, don't burn it.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Politics, Trade, Religion, Laxminama

Laxminama: How religion and trade shaped each other, and human civilisation

[Book extract] Business in India blossomed always in tune with liberal religious thought, where profit and credit had its sanction in all religious texts.