People “A Titan of the Law”: Why Ruth Bader Ginsburg is Being Mourned Across the World
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, only the second woman to serve as a justice on America’s highest court, died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Crowds paid tribute to Ginsburg outside the Supreme Court, while American President Donald Trump in a statement said, “our nation mourns the loss of a titan of the law”.Add to list
Features Arré Checklist: What Your IPL Team Says About You
If you are still part of the Whistle Podu Parishad, you are a loyalist who doesn’t switch allegiances even when your Captain’s hair turns grey, while a true Kings XI fan is just here for a good time, not for a long time.Add to list
Sports You’ve Seen the Men, But Who Are the Women of IPL?
In a testosterone-filled environment, the women of IPL stand out – anchors, journalists, producers, the wives and girlfriends of players. Everyone fights a stereotype. We deflect low-key sexual harassment – flirtatious advances, late-night calls in your hotel room – to stay in the game.Add to list
Pop Culture Dear MCU Noobs, Here’s a Refresher Course on She-Hulk
Marvel’s She-Hulk will be played by Tatiana Maslany, the actor best known for the sci-fi thriller Orphan Black. “Welcome to the family, cuz,” says Bruce Banner.Add to list
Bollywood Are Drugs at Karan Johar’s Party Really a Thing?
Filmmaker Karan Johar uploaded a video last year from a house party which has come back to haunt him. Now the Narcotics Control Bureau will investigate if Johar, Deepika Padukone, Vicky Kaushal and others who attended the gathering were using drugs.Add to list
Sports What’s Stopping BCCI from Giving Us a Women’s IPL?
The Indian Premier League has helped scout local talent. It’s the next logical step in furthering women’s cricket in the country.Add to list
Pop Culture From a Bengal Village to the US Stage: This 15-Year-Old in the Finals of America’s Got Talent is a Farmer’s Daughter
Indian dancing duo BAD Salsa has made the finals of Season 15 of America’s Got Talent. The story of its female dancer is especially inspiring. Fifteen-year-old Sonali Majumdar was brought up in a village in Bengal, where her father earned around ₹70 a day.Add to list
Coronavirus India Has No Data on Health Workers, Migrants. But We Have Enough Info on Umar Khalid & Rhea Chakraborty
Like migrants, there is reportedly no official record of the number of healthcare workers who died due to the novel coronavirus. This has left the Indian Medical Association seething; they’ve accused the government of abandoning the country’s “national heroes”.Add to list
Social Commentary Why #IStandwithUmar Khalid is Trending on Twitter
Umar Khalid, the activist and former student of the much-maligned JNU, was arrested by the Delhi Police late on September 13, for his alleged role in organising the communal violence during Delhi riots in February. It's led to a small Twitter uprising, with #IStandwithUmarKhalid trending.Add to list
Social Commentary The Prize of Corruption: Pune’s New Top Cop is the Officer Who Made Wadhawans’ “Lockdown Picnic” Possible
IPS officer Amitabh Gupta is Pune’s new police commissioner. Yes, this is the same cop who had facilitated the travel of billionaire siblings Kapil and Dheeraj Wadhawan to Mahabaleshwar amid the lockdown. The brothers were later arrested in connection with bank scams.Add to list
Gender Congrats Kangana Ranaut, You’ve Insulted Urmila Matondkar, “Soft-Porn” Stars, & Your Own Feminism
Urmila Matondkar’s comments that Kangana Ranaut was leveraging the public’s anti-Bollywood sentiment, prompted an unsavoury response from Ranaut, who appeared on a TV news channel to call Matondkar a “soft-porn star”. For a supposed feminist, how much further will Ranaut go in shaming women.Add to list