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  • The man of possibilities

    14-12-2018 21:07:00

    Musk is a real hero and we are fortunate to live in a time when we have someone like him around and also the science that makes what he wants to achieve possible

  • Rhetoric and content

    07-12-2018 01:00:00

    The two are unequally bestowed on Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, and that is why both the leaders are struggling

  • Channels of interest

    30-11-2018 22:22:00

    Where YouTube really shines is in its ability to send you content of the sort that you are interested in, without knowing exactly what it is that you want

  • Modi and the cultural reframing of India

    22-11-2018 23:13:00

    Regardless of whether we become a Hindu "Rashtra" by law or not, we are already becoming a Hindu "Rashtra" in practice

  • Objects of desire

    17-11-2018 00:01:00

    It is known that chilli came to India with the Portuguese, there is, for example, no reference to chillies in the recipes of the Mughal court written by Abul Fazl in the Ain e Akbari

  • Who gains by holding back Ram Guha?

    08-11-2018 23:00:00

    Either the BJP does not care or else the forces of Hindutva can no longer control what they have unleashed

  • Looming issues

    02-11-2018 22:02:00

    The question is: unity of what? The answer is that it is the geographical union of India, not the unity of people

  • Why Patel vs Nehru is a bogus debate

    25-10-2018 22:30:00

    It is time for the Congress party to reclaim Sardar Patel's legacy, which the BJP has wrongly appropriated

  • Words of matter

    19-10-2018 21:07:00

    The question is why use the term 'honour killing' in headlines and news reports when both these words are easily translatable

  • Why the Bhaiyyas are leaving Gujarat

    11-10-2018 23:06:00

    In the last 30 years, Gujaratis have been made to focus on collective identity and collective punishment

  • One nation, one man

    05-10-2018 23:42:00

    When we look around us, there is no change in the India of today over the India of 2014

  • Stain showing on the white kurta

    27-09-2018 21:55:00

    Two questions - that the PM's intervention made the Rafale costlier, and that an Ambani benefited - will not vanish easily

  • A fitting tribute

    21-09-2018 21:39:00

    What makes him compelling is his ability to cut directly through and address the banality and the ordinariness of hatred

  • Citizens' manifesto for political parties

    14-09-2018 00:34:00

    We need to engage with the democratic process and demand that we be treated as a free people, not a subject race

  • Reaffirming liberal triumphs

    07-09-2018 21:15:00

    What is today seen as normal will be seen a few years from now as totally savage