A summary of the prominent exit polls indicates BJP retaining MP and Chhatisgarh, winning RS and leading a hung house in Delhi Assembly, with AAP as the spoiler
'It's an instrument of oppression and discrimination against Indian citizens,' says the leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, following his party's PM candidate's recent remarks. The CM of J&K joins in, on Twitter
Time and again, our films underline the supremacy of man. Modernity is reduced to a matter of packaging. A modern woman is defined by her westernized attire. She looks modern but when it comes to making informed choices, she chooses the conventional.
Manil Suri's The City of Devi wins him the 21st Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award
Or how Tarun Tejpal's spin doctors are trying to present him as victim rather than perpetrator
'That police custody and the case not become a tool in the hands of BJP administered Goa police to settle scores with Tejpal'
'Even though the draft ‘Prevention of Communal and Targeted Violence (Access to Justice and Reparations ) Bill’ has not been made public as yet, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has done well to initiate a Public debate on this issue'
If anyone is to be blamed for the fact that such atrocities continue to happen against women, it's me and my kind.
With the Awami League government hitting the Islamist formations decisively during its tenure, the Islamists and their BNP backers are determined to make one last attempt to derail the polls.
Full text of the Tamil Nadu CM's letter to the PM asking him not to move the revised Prevention of Communal Violence (Access to Justice and Reparations) Bill, 2013 in the ensuing
winter session of Parliament
The court order by Anuja Prabhudessai, Sessions Judge, Panaji, turning down the anticipatory bail application No. 573/2013
'Unlike Mr. Tejpal, who is fighting to protect his wealth, his influence and his privilege, I am fighting to preserve nothing except for my integrity and my right to assert that my body is my own and not the plaything of my employer'
The situation. The scenarios. The choices.
It never was just about his looks, dialogues, mannerisms, songs or fights; but the persona in totality. The dhaai kilo ka haath, Balwant Rai ke kutte and ik mod aaya were only incidental...
If every woman who faces sexual violence came forward and complained, the Tarun Tejpals of the world would think twice before doing what he did.
The Uttar Pradesh government has hit upon a novel way to tackle the rehabilitation of riot-affected families in Muzaffarnagar: Disband the camps, choke off official supplies and relief.
Today, as the sugarcane crisis looms, communal tension in the area seems to be abating.
Shiv Sena leaders meeting NCP chief Sharad Pawar to spearhead the movement for finding a plot for an appropriate memorial for Bal Thackeray seems to have further weakened Uddhav...
The perpetrators only get bolder if you let sexual harassment, big or small, pass. They have to be made to learn that their actions would result in heavy costs
The greatest danger to Israel is not the putative Iranian nuclear bomb. The greatest danger is the stupidity of our leaders.
Advertising and consumerism dull our capacity for empathy.
Full text of the resignation email: 'I deeply regret any inadequacies or lack of clarity I may have displayed in my leadership'
'...a beaut damsel and sole heiress' and a 'hapless domestic aide' were 'bludgeoned and thereafter, jugulated to death.' Some gems from this 'cynosure of judicial determination'