An open letter to God; set religion free

By Anindita Dev | Last Updated: Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 16:34




Dear God,

I don't know whether you are hearing our prayers or if any time in the near future you would indeed reach out to us. But the helplessness that has encircled me in the recent wake of deathly acts has completely choked the life out of me.

Why stars from the 90s continue to rule the roost on big screen!

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 12:31

'Fame is not the glory! Virtue is the goal, and fame only a messenger, to bring more to the fold.”

--Vanna Bonta, Degrees: Thought Capsules

Steve Smith’s time has finally arrived

By Suyash Srivastava | Last Updated: Monday, December 22, 2014 - 19:58

Even though he already had five Test centuries to his name, the moment Steve Smith, batting on 99 at the Gabba, saw his shot go past the fielder towards the point boundary, he screamed and celebrated as if it was his debut Test ton.

Govinda: The return of 'Hero No 1'

By Aparna Mudi | Last Updated: Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 14:38

Govinda was one of India's favourite 90s hero. No matter how much the snobs ignored him, secretly everyone loved him as he wore his purple and orange pants and made faces that would make soulless zombies guffaw till their sides split. He is the Jim Carrey of India - loved by many. His comic timing is something that younger heroes are trying to emulate and they still have a long way to go.

India's tour of Australia: How new crop of Indian players overcame Gabba challenge

By Jayanta Oinam | Last Updated: Friday, December 19, 2014 - 10:21

On two days of fluctuating fortunes, a new crop of Indians put to rest the Gabba snigger the visitors have been forced to associate with the fast and bouncy pitches Down Under. Historical fallacies were consigned to, for a prospective future once the Indian team finished Day 1 of the second Test at 311 for four wickets in Brisbane. Before the start of the match, it was everybody's assumption that the Indians will struggle to survive, let alone post a respectable score.

Why Mahira Khan is the next big thing in Bollywood

By Anindita Dev | Last Updated: Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 14:36

Mahira Khan – the Pakistani beauty and actress – is ready to carve a niche in Bollywood. She begins her ride with none other than superstar Shah Rukh Khan in `Raees`. 

While anybody can give an arm and a leg to be in her place, Mahira has been chosen to romance king Khan, leaving other B-Town divas far behind in the race.

'Woman' a gender by virtue!

By Dhriti Sharma | Last Updated: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 17:47

It aches the heart, soul, mind and all the other awakened senses to know that women are abducted, raped, and robbed off their integrity with much ease lately.

I am at a huge loss of words to describe my helplessness, annoyance and sorrow to see and hear that girls and women are unsafe on this planet.

Peshawar school attack: Will Pakistan change now?

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 16:42

December 16 will surely go down in the history of Pakistan as one of its bloodiest and blackest days. The whole world cried when the Pakistani Taliban, trying to regroup itself, launched a savage and cowardly attack on an Army Public School in Peshawar, targeting hundreds of innocent children of military families, and mercilessly killing over 130 of them.