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VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Punjab, Amarinder singh, Udta Punjab, Punjab Drug Menace

Why we will need more movies like Udta Punjab to finally detox the state

Women in rural Punjab are addicted to drugs for some strange reasons.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Death penalty, Congress, Amarinder singh, Punjab Drug Menace

Why Punjab CM Amarinder Singh wants death penalty for drug peddlers

The state has no accurate record of the real number of drug overdose deaths.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Punjab Drug Menace, Arvind Kejriwal, Bikram Singh Majithia, Shiromani Akali Dal

After Kejriwal's apology to Majithia, AAP members are raising red flags

Supporters have expressed their disappointment, while critics and opponents are having a field day.

POLITICS

 |  12-minute read
Punjab Drug Menace, Badal government, Assembly elections 2017

A to Z of Punjab, politics and polls

V is for vote-buying.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
ISI, Communal Polarisation, Punjab Drug Menace, UP Elections 2017

Common security threats both UP and Punjab face ahead of the polls

Sparks may fly for various reasons in both vulnerable states.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Punjab Drug Menace, Punjab

How Nabha jailbreak affects Punjab's crackdown on notorious gangs

It’s not just narcotics that are being smuggled into the state, as the gangs are also allegedly being supplied free weapons from Pakistan.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Akali Dal, Punjab Drug Menace, Anurag Kashyap, Udta Punjab

Why Punjab has a drug problem: Call the film Udta Sikh

I would have tweaked the movie's title because I am not sure an entire culturally diverse state is high on drink and drugs.

HUMOUR

 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
Punjab Drug Menace, Anurag Kashyap, Udta Punjab, Pahlaj Nihalani

Jackie Chan the dog and all the other cuts we want of Udta Punjab

Close-up shots of yucky syringes give you the AIDS. Any permutation of kutte strictly copyrighted.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Censor Board, Punjab Drug Menace, Udta Punjab

It's not drugs, it's politics behind censoring Udta Punjab

It’s just a movie telling a story that everyone already knows: the true, ugly face of Punjab as it is today.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Drug Abuse, Punjab Drug Menace

How Punjab's drug addiction is fuelling a Khalistan

Much like the militancy, the once prosperous state is losing an entire generation to substance abuse.