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March 12 ,  2017

Current Events

Status symbol ELECTIONS
Status symbol

From sending senior leaders to addressing local people’s grievances, the BJP...

By Pratul Sharma
Saffron showdown


Proudly prejudiced KERALA
Proudly prejudiced

A molestation case exposes the sexist attitudes prevalent in the Malayalam...

By Cithara Paul




Familiar road THE TATAS
Familiar road

Although he is the ultimate insider, Chandrasekaran needs some time to address...

By Nachiket Kelkar
Code of conflict


Wounded by a thousand words PATRIOTISM
Wounded by a thousand words

Gurmehar’s deepest frustration is that no one, not even the liberal media, has...

By Barkha Dutt
Friendly frontier




Double trouble EUROPE’S TRUMP
Double trouble

Geert Wilders’s fate is the first litmus test for Trump populism. Dutch...

By Anita Pratap
Dimming stars, blurring stripes

Point Blank

  • "He might like his meal boneless. I don’t. Bon appétit, sir. "

    Kamal HaAsanActor, retorting after politician Subramanian Swamy called him a boneless wonder and pompous idiot

  • "Instead of cattle blood, streams of milk and ghee will flow when the BJP wins the elections in Uttar Pradesh. "

    Amit ShahBJP president

  • "The Congress has to face the challenge. It has to catch the bull by the horns. It has to move fast. But it is static. "

    AshutoshAAP leader

  • "Criticism is healthy, as long as it’s unbiased. Conjecture is fun as long as it’s biased. "

    Karan JoharFilm director

  • "Can you imagine that this will be the first monetary benefit I will be getting in my entire career?"

    Shanta RangaswamyIndia’s first women’s cricket captain, on getting a lifetime achievement award from the BCCI

  • "Akhilesh Yadav says he has talked about donkeys in fun. I want to ask whether the bad state of police stations, people being stabbed and land being grabbed are also a part of fun. "

    Narendra ModiPrime minister, at an election rally in Uttar Pradesh