23 Oct 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Abhishek Nayar talks about his retirement, career and more
On Wednesday, former Indian cricketer Abhishek Nayar announced his retirement from First-Class cricket, after serving his city for 15 years.
03 Jul 2019
Review: TVF's 'Gullak' is totally worth your time
Throughout the five-episode narrative of Gullak, we are often reminded by the narrator (personified by a Gullak/piggy-bank itself; voiced by the super-talented Shivankit Singh Parihar), that it is not a story, but a humble collage of moments.
18 Jun 2019
What India expects from Modi 2.0?
Call him what you may, but Narendra Modi's achievements are worth celebrating.
17 Jun 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Dad Yograj on Yuvraj's cricketing career, retirement and more
Fans experienced a cocktail of emotions when India's swashbuckling batsman Yuvraj Singh announced his retirement from all forms of cricket last week.
01 May 2019
Hinduphobia is real, and NaMo needs to act now
In less than 24 hours, three seemingly unrelated events happened: a) The Print wrote a condescending article on Hindu statues b) Twitter, once again, blocked a pro-right account @TrueIndology c) I met a girl who was "center of left" but didn't know what it means.
10 Apr 2019
Who will vote for Congress?
If there is one theme surrounding 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it has to be - Why Modi, or Why not Modi? Everything else is secondary - Opposition parties, narrative, Vikas, Vivek (Oberoi), Chacha Nehru, Rahul Gandhi and his janeu.
28 Mar 2019
India votes in 3 weeks, where is Priyanka Gandhi?
She came, she went for a boat ride, and didn't conquer.
12 Mar 2019
#NewsBytesExclusive: Ritu Phogat on MMA, father's support and much more
Indian women's wrestling ace Ritu Phogat had recently announced that she would now pursue Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
12 Mar 2019
Can media stop its false narrative of rising Hindu terror?
Chaos, by definition, is a state of extreme confusion and disorder.
04 Mar 2019
After 4.5years, we saw 56 inch. And, we aren't disappointed
Much like carbon, Narendra Damodardas Modi has two allotropes - PM Modi and Politician Modi. You decide which form is diamond and which is graphite.
23 Feb 2019
#Intellectualism: Terrorism has no religion, but martyrs have a caste
How vile are if you call martyrs' family members and inquire about their caste? And, how stupid are you if you interpret those numbers wrong? Or did you fudge up those numbers?
18 Feb 2019
#Pulwama: How pseudo intellectuals peddle lies, and foster hatred
Let me start by making a blanket statement here - an average Indian, like you and me, just doesn't care about the caste, color, creed, religion of another Indian. A non-Kashmiri doesn't hate a Kashmiri, and vice versa.
15 Feb 2019
#GullyBoy review: This Mumbai-underdog film will leave you deeply inspired
Zoya Akhtar's latest outing Gully Boy, like much of her filmography so far, is set in a big city- a city so big that it makes it excruciating for people like Murad (Ranveer Singh) to even dream in the backdrop of their grim realities.
26 Jan 2019
Moments when a billion Indians feel the most patriotic
Every year, I cry when I see the Republic Day parade and I know I am not the only one. The fact that everyone in my office is playing patriotic songs is a testament to that.
25 Dec 2018
Why should the (not a) Ram Mandir be built
Being atheist is fashionable, questioning the tenets of Hinduism is elite and calling everything regressive is equated to being scientific.
22 Dec 2018
Why should we ignore Bollywood babas?
Have you seen Elon Musk, Tim Cook, Ratan Tata giving people marital advice on Twitter? Or Sachin Tendulkar talking about how to raise funds from a venture capitalist? Exactly.
20 Dec 2018
What should be the resolutions of tech companies
When the year ends, you think about your regrets, your failures and how you will conquer the new year.
19 Dec 2018
Elections are won on perception: 5 leaders Modi should sack
The opposite of sadness is not happiness, but the opposite of darkness is light. May not be bright, orange light, but light.
12 Dec 2018
To Modi, with love (and some anger)
If you are a towering figure like Narendra Damodardas Modi, everything everywhere is about you. In any case, you are narcissist enough to attribute all successes to yourself, hence every failure is naturally yours.
07 Dec 2018
Unoffended Right Indian: Why should you not ignore him?
Argumentative yet docile, intelligent yet quiet, inquisitive yet accepting - this is your 'Unoffended Right Indian.'
05 Dec 2018
The curse of being a member of Lutyens' media
Do you want to join the elite club of Lutyens' media? Well, you can't. You are born that way, or you may have to get your genes edited to get a pass.
30 Nov 2018
Decoding the 3 levels of Intellectual Mafias
This is what defines Intellectual mafias: Too much discussion (they call it discourse), selective biases, echo chambers, and Pakistan apologists (not all of them).
29 Nov 2018
How has the fight of LGBT community turned against Hindutva
Find what you love and let it kill you, for it is better to be killed by a loved one.
26 Nov 2018
#Kartarpur: What is India's stand with Pakistan, Modi seems confused
The only thing that matters to Narendra Modi other than winning every single election, is leaving a legacy.
21 Nov 2018
I'm a Brahmin-woman fighting patriarchy. Twitter-CEO Jack has disappointed me
As the headline of this story may have told you, I am a Brahmin woman. I have had my share of patriarchal experiences in this world, and the Twitterverse.
17 Nov 2018
Why India can't afford Rajiv Gandhi 2.0 (RaGa) as PM
Dear reader, humor us for a minute. Tell us - what do you think is common between Rajiv Gandhi and his son Rahul Gandhi?
16 Nov 2018
Kathua Case: The real life 'Peepli Live'
Picasso said, art is a lie that tells the truth. Look deeper, and you would agree.
29 Oct 2018
#SexismInSiliconValley: Men are considered rocks, women as Silicon implants
Silicon Valley is a strange place.