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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Chhapaak’s Viral Meme – ‘This Could Be You Par Tu Maan Gayi’ Mocks Women...

One of the several problems I’ve always had with the contemporary stand-up comedies and memers is that their jokes always come at...

Was Adding Nirbhaya In Your Books Really Needed, Author Amish Tripathi?

People often call Amish Tripathi the 'Indian Tolkien' of Hindu Mythology. I have heard nothing but praise for Amish Tripathi’s writing. He...

Laxmi Agarwal: ‘I Was Never A Victim And Will Never Be A Victim’; Chhapaak...

By Bhavya Arora & Prannv Dhawan Deepika Padukone’s Chhapaak is a rare example of a cinematic narrative that does not convey a fixed meaning on...

India’s Ex Solicitor General Harish Salve To Be Queen’s Counsel: How And What It...

Harish Salve is one of the most celebrated lawyers in India and his fame only grew after he appeared in the Kulbhushan...
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Watch: Kerala’s Naranathu Bhranthan; The Man Who Would Sleep In Graveyards & Picked A...

Naranathu Bhranthan is a famous character from the popular folklore of Kerala. His name literally translates to the ‘Mad Man of Naranam,’ in Malayalam. Why...

Do Delhi Millennial Girls Need Free Metro And Bus Rides Announced For Women By...

After facing an unflattering defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s government set to work soon after the...

Why Did Shashi Tharoor Call Arvind Kejriwal A Eunuch?

The entire nation is in a state of upheaval currently, with protests against the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register Of Citizens...

Indian Royals Who Went Against The Royal Protocols Like Harry And Meghan

Recently, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Princess Meghan blindsided the British royals by announcing that they are ‘stepping...

Despite The Welcoming Response, Chhapaak’s Title Track Thwarts The Very Purport Of The Movie

Meghna Gulzar’s stunning movie ‘Chhapaak’, based on the real-life story of the acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal, who is played by the...

Here’s How A Mosque In Kerala Is Gearing Up To Host A Hindu Wedding

In these turbulent times, it is quite difficult to admit that our country is in fact secular. But this snippet from Kerala about an...

Anti-CAA Protesters Use WhatsApp Forwards And Art To Express Dissent

Unwavering resolve is a common factor amongst anti-CAA protesters, whether it be women staging sit-in protests on the cold tarmac of Shaheen Bagh or...

Opposing Views On Dignity In Hanging Have Always Remained: Can These Apply To Nirbhaya’s...

It took 7 years for Nirbhaya’s mother to see the light of dawn. On the 7th of January 2020, a...
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20 Y/O US Model Collects $700,000 For Australia Fires By Offering Nudes, Gets Lauded...

The world seems to be a dark place right now with social, military and climatic unrest around the world.  Be it here in India with...

Shouldn’t We ‘Educated’ People Be Able To Contend With One Another’s Political Opinions Peacefully?

By Sandra Saboo  BJP, Congress or AAP? Left, Right or Centre? Are you a ‘commie’ or an ‘evil capitalist’? Since there has been a lot...

Are Abortion Laws In India More Progressive Than Other Parts Of The World?

By Aatreyee Dhar & Deepa Thomas Although we may not have separate abortion facilities like the States with hand-holding and inspirational quotes painted on the...

CBSE Asks Its Affiliated Schools To Become ‘Anger-Free Zones’ By Asking Teachers, Parents, Staff...

Most students have had an encounter with an angry teacher at some point in their lives. But if CBSE’s new initiative works,...

This Passing Decade Witnessed So Many Exemplary & Inspiring Firsts For Women

From the unafraid Malala Yousafzai who became the youngest person and the first Pakistani woman to win the Nobel Prize to Arunima Sinha, world’s...

What’s Changed From ‘Bombay’ To ‘Mumbai’: In Pics

We’ve often heard Mumbai being called the ‘City of Dreams’ or the ‘Land that never sleeps’. People sang the song “Bombay Meri Hai” with such...

Breakfast Babble: How Has Every Festival Been Boiled Down Just To Gifts?

Breakfast Babble: ED’s own little space on the interwebs where we gather to discuss ideas and get pumped up for the day. We judge...

Asking For Biometrics For NPR When Census And Aadhaar Already Exist Is Against My...

The hue and cry over the National Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Amendment Act wasn’t over yet when the government planned...

In Pics: 7 Little Quirks That You Did Not Know About These Successful Indians

Do you ever wonder if the successful Indians out there walk and talk like you? What different do they do to make big in...

FlippED: Are Millennials Still Considered Lazy, Aimless, Good-For-Nothings After Their Revolutionary Role In CAA/...

FlippED is an ED Original style wherein two bloggers come together and share their opposing or orthogonal perspectives on an interesting subject.

Raja Dahir: The Last Hindu Sindh Ruler Who’s Known For Giving Asylum To Persecuted...

The name of this ruler has been heard by me not only from my ancestors but also through famous columnist Tarek Fatah....

Back In Time To The Horror Faced By Tsunami Victims Who Met Their Fate...

Back in Time is ED’s newspaper-like column that reports an incident from the past as though it has happened just yesterday. It allows the...

In Pics: Friendship Between Hindu God Ayyappa & Muslim Saint Vavar Shows Beautiful Communal...

Kerala is a land full of fascinating stories of Gods, kings and townspeople alike. This is also the land of a beautiful story of...

Sourav Ganguly Calling His Daughter ‘Too Young For Politics’ Is How Indian Parents React...

#SanaGanguly was trending on Twitter the other day and no, it was not because she has decided to make her Bollywood Debut....

How To Get Around Internet Shutdown, Protest With Section 144, Get Help If Police...

It seems that instead of things settling down, each day just brings on more and more turbulent news that makes us all anxious.  We had...

Masterclass On The Art Of Deflecting Attention On Burning Issues By Smriti Irani

India in undoubtedly in an utter state of unrest and chaos lately. Following the recent happenings, it's obligatory for our political leaders to speak up...

Trump And Kangana’s Sister Troll Greta Thunberg, Trump Gets Trolled Back, Rangoli Ignored

Twitter is a very toxic space, the amount of negativity overwhelms you every now and then. But, after some time one becomes...

As A Young, Muslim, Indian Girl, This Is What I Feel About The CAB

On the 9th of December, 2019 as I was scrolling through my Instagram ‘Explore’ page, I realized a recurring trend of posts about the...

Bhopal’s Jains & Gujataris Ban Pre-Wedding Photoshoots; But How About Banning Creepy Uncles Instead?

Indian weddings are already known around the world for being some of the most lavish and time-consuming events.  The phrase 'big fat Indian wedding' is...

Cultural Appropriation Of American Texts In Contemporary Indian Society: How Drama In Bengal Is...

Cultural appropriation, when done in the right way, makes us appreciate things we might naturally ignore. When it comes to the freedom of expression,...

इंडोनेशिया में जोड़ों के लिए शादी-पूर्व एक कोर्स करना अनिवार्य होने जा रहा है;...

'मैं अच्छे और बुरे समय में, बीमारी में और स्वास्थ्य में तुम्हारा साथ निभाने का वादा करता हूं। मैं तुमसे प्यार करता...

In Pics: ‘The Rapist Is You’ Theme Is So Powerful, It’s Taking Over India...

On 7th December India did its own version of the viral feminist protest flash mob called 'A Rapist In Your Way'.  The protest created by...

In Pics: Opposite Reactions By Famous People On The Hyderabad Encounter Of 4 Rape...

On early Friday morning news came out that the Telagana Police had to kill the 4 accused men of the Hyderabad rape case in...
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Idiotic Filmmaker Wants Govt. To Legalise Rape, Women To Carry Condoms & Comply With...

India is in a dark place right now with the news of the horrific rape case that recently happened in Hyderabad.  The incident happened last...

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Laxmi Agarwal: ‘I Was Never A Victim And Will Never Be A Victim’; Chhapaak...

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Aam Aadmi Party Will Definitely Return In Delhi Elections In 2020 According To Me

There is a scent of victory already in the Delhi air for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) with almost all promises kept and schemes introduced...
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