Paradigm shift | 6-minute read
Trushke, through her book on Aurangzeb, taught us that to evaluate a person, we need to put them in context, which can include family ties. A similar evaluation of Trushke's views shows interesting results.
| 3-minute read
In Kashmir, doctors turned away a pregnant woman who then delivered a dead baby. India claims to be a global leader in healthcare. Then why is it failing its own people so brutally?
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Finally, art for all: Here's a glorious festival of music, dance and more, in a part of Chennai considered the city's most squalid
The celebration of art has been extended from traditionally elite environs to North Chennai. All those there will learn from the rich heritage of the city's most underdeveloped part.
| 10-minute read
Shah Faesal’s reasons for quitting the civil services might sound pious, but are crafty and economical with the truth. The best one can say upon his leaving the IAS is, good riddance.
Below The Belt | 6-minute read
Instead of talking about how they overcame PCOS, depression or domestic violence, the latest social media trend is making women look back at their old hairstyles or lip colour. That is only one reason why I am staying out of the #tenyearchallenge.
56-inch chests and mini-atmas: As violence against animals sweeps across India, not one leader speaks for the most voiceless
Mahatma Gandhi said a nation is judged by how it treats its animals. As puppies are bludgeoned to death and little goats raped, the Mahatma would be appalled by the silence of the mini-atmas leading us today.
Either brutally prohibited or used for 'faith', have women been praying to the wrong Gods? And which God allows plying specially-abled children as 'Devadasis' for the pleasure of men?
| 5-minute read
I have decided my sexual choice. It doesn't make me repressed. It actually makes me free.
As political shapes shift now, some predict a possible loss for the BJP. While the 2019 election remains an entirely open question, we wonder what Narendra Modi, who's wielded great power for almost 18 years, could do after being PM?
| 6-minute read