Ranbir Kapoor – The most eligible bachelor in Bollywood!

By Anindita Dev | Last Updated: Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 17:26

Year 2007 saw a shy 'boy-next-door' liven up the screen and steal many a hearts with his boyish charms - pulling off the `towel` dance gracefully. If the name hasn't hit you yet, then let me tell you it's Ranbir Kapoor we are talking about, who grabbed eyeballs right from his first film `Saawariya`.

Perumal Murugan: Killing literature or our own society?

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Friday, January 16, 2015 - 09:55

In Ray Bradbury's book 'Farenheit 451' the populace reached a state where books were outlawed. The book explored several themes, one of which is the suppression of creativity, imagination, and how censorship has led to this dystopia. Ironically, the publishers of the book made quite a few changes to the book, as they feared some parts of it could 'contaminate the young'.

Charlie Hebdo terror attack: Would you want a world where you can't draw a cartoon?

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 12:08

We live in extraordinary times. These days, people get killed for making cartoons! Living in India, one is nearly psychologically inured to hearing news of terror attacks, thanks largely to the perseveringly malicious elements planted in our neighbourhood.

Eight ways to move on from a really bad break up

By Anindita Dev | Last Updated: Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 11:42

``If you carry the bricks from your past relationship to the new one, you will build the same house``.

“Get over him, he is not worth it”, “You deserve a better girl” - these are the pieces of advice that start pouring from friends post a break-up. 

Figment of Imagination, a lucid dream, or thin air, what are we?

By Dhriti Sharma | Last Updated: Friday, January 9, 2015 - 19:07

In the deepest realms of my artistry, imagery and perceptibility a bare void reaches out to me asking to be named, defined, reasoned and heard. Homo Sapiens are probably Earth's proud race in the galaxy, with 'beauty' and 'brains' unmatched in the entire universe. However, aliens might visit anytime, and prove their existence with a peek-a-boo. Then, I shall rephrase my school of thought.

Why we don't need four children to save Hinduism

By Anindita Dev | Last Updated: Friday, January 9, 2015 - 17:00

We are not some machine that will produce babies just because a man decided we need to save the religion, as if religion needs saving.

Women have a brain, a heart and a mind of their own. People like Sakshi Maharaj need to stop considering us as mute objects, which according to people like them should be just at the receiving end.

Furlough, privileges - a celebrity’s fundamental right!

By Gayatri Sankar | Last Updated: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 16:40

It takes years to deliver justice here. But a few people are glad as such delays suit them the best. Special treatment and privileges make their lives rosier and they make the most of their treasured celebrity status!

Who says all are equal in the eyes of law?

Paris shooting: Killing the messenger

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 01:02

Press is the fourth estate. At least that is what it is supposed to be. In a world filled with power hungry people, press is what brings the people on top to their knees. It informs, tells people what is right, and shows the face of humanity.

It has been known to change history.

Way back in the 1700s, a reporter called John Peter Zenger influenced the American revolution.