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Opinion | It takes a vineyard to homeschool a child

New Delhi, Sept. 25 -- We have reached science fiction writer Isaac Asimov's vision of the future some 135 years ahead of schedule. In The Fun They Had, a story set in 2155, 11-year-old Margie writes... Read More


Opinion | It's 2020 but Indians still hate live-in girlfriends

New Delhi, Sept. 10 -- Even though news channels have appointed themselves judge, jury and public executioner, there is much we do not know about the Sushant Singh Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty case. Al... Read More


Opinion | Covid-19 and the rise of the Indian anti-maskers

New Delhi, Aug. 28 -- A friend in the US recently asked me, "So how crazy is it over there?" "Well, social distancing is not in Indian genes," I replied. "But at least we are not running around in th... Read More


Opinion I When will the Indian male be truly 'atmanirbhar' at home?

New Delhi, Aug. 15 -- A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new-when an age ends, and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance. -J... Read More


Opinion | Bakr Eid 2020: A bleating heart liberal confronts animal cruelty

New Delhi, July 31 -- Lines of goats ambling along Kolkata streets are always a sign that Bakr-Eid is approaching. I must admit I cannot see them without a pang-their floppy ears, paint daubed on thei... Read More


Opinion | Trying to cancel who I became in a cancel culture

New Delhi, July 17 -- There is a peculiar pleasure in flouncing out of a WhatsApp group. And I have done my share of flouncing. The latest instance was from a group that was not particularly egregious... Read More