Culture Who Made You the Fashion Police of the Met Gala?
Aside from squealing over Baby Taimur’s adventures in micro-fashion, most of us don’t know the first thing about clothes. But on a few special nights of the year, like theAdd to list
Culture Hum, Tum, Aur Aap: Why the Insipid “You” Can Never Match the Intimacy of Hindi Pronouns
People seeped in the homogeneity of English and its pervading usage of “you” may rarely notice the gravitas that pronouns can lend to a language. But in Hindi, pronouns deAdd to list
Social Commentary Indian Farmers Sued for Growing “Lays Potatoes”. Where is the Social Media Boycott Brigade?
PepsiCo sued four farmers in Gujarat for growing what they call “Lays Potatoes”. But the “boycott crew”, a group of Indian social media commenters that cancels any corAdd to list
Social Commentary What the Bilkis Bano Judgement Means for the Rights of Rape Survivors in India
Bilkis Bano was 19 when she was gang-raped in Godhra during the 2002 pogrom; her family was murdered in front of her. Seventeen years later, the Supreme Court instructed the GAdd to list
Culture Half Girlfriend, Complete Moron: The Anatomy of a Chetan Bhagat Heroine
It’s not just real-life women with whom Chetan Bhagat seems to share a tetchy relationship. The author’s heroines are always one-dimensional, unattainable college girls. TAdd to list