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FGM

Study Shows FGM Pervasive Among Bohras

Three quarters of women among India’s Dawoodi Bohra sect have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), according to a study published on Monday which comes...
antibiotics

Guess how many antibiotics sold in India are unapproved?

The rampant sale of unapproved antibiotics in India continues, triggering antimicrobial resistance in the country. A study published in British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology on...

Ancient Indian Tools Reveal Clues on Stone-Age Migration

Thousands of stone tools dating back as far as 385,000 years that have been uncovered in India suggest humans might have migrated from Africa...
Cannabis

Indians Among World’s Most Stoned Peeps

India's top two metros are ranked among the world’s top 10 cities with the highest rates of cannabis (marijuana or weed) consumption per year, according...

This Photo of Budget Team Showcases India’s Gender-Inequality Problem

Earlier today, India's Income Tax tweeted this photo in anticipation of Budget 2018 unveiling: This is the team that is presenting today's budget. See something amiss...
Nayakvideo

This Dad Moved The Earth For His Kids Education

A man in a remote eastern Indian village has single-handedly carved a five-mile (8km) road through hilly terrain to help his children attend school....
Gandhi

Gandhi’s Grandson Says Modi Cashing In On Mahatma

Seventy years ago, a 12-year-old boy seething with resentment over his treatment in apartheid South Africa was sent to his grandfather in rural India...

Rajasthan: Raje & Pilot Do Battle

The bypolls for two parliamentary and one assembly seats of Rajasthan, months before the state polls, are being seen in many quarters as a...
Pakoda

Modi’s Tryst With Pakoda Politics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recently noted that a person earning Rs 200 a day by selling pakodas is also employed. Oh dear..... The government must acknowledge that it only reflects...
ASEANvideo

10 ASEAN Leaders Will Commemorate Republic Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host 10 Southeast Asian leaders as guests of honour at India's Republic Day celebrations as New Delhi seeks to blunt China's...
Pollution

India’s Environmental Rating Will Embarrass You

Failure to check air pollution has made India the fourth worst country in the world in terms of curbing environmental pollution, according to Environmental...
metalvideo

The Subcontinent’s Metal Scene Will Blow You Away

Roy Dipankar’s still-in-progress documentary film Extreme Nation looks at a subset of headbangers from across the subcontinent: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, according to...
pilots

India first women fighter pilots are combat ready

Two of India’s first women fighter pilots – Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi and Flying Officer Bhawana Kanth – are set to fly the supersonic jet fighter and interceptor MiG-21 Bisons,...

India failed to protect minorities in 2017

Women, Dalits and religious minority communities lived under threat in 2017 as violence perpetrated by vigilante groups that claimed to be supporters of the...
Muruga

You’ve Seen Clips Of The Reel Padman, Now Meet The Real Padman

Akshay Kumar's upcoming Padman — to be released on Jan. 25— has brought the focus back on Arunachalam Muruganantham, the innovator/social entrepreneur on whom the film...
Manvendra

India’s only gay royal opens his heart and home to the LGBT community

The life of royalty isn't always a fairy tale. When India's Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil came out as gay in 2006, making him the...
Fire

What The Fire: Mumbai Suffers 5th Blaze In Two Weeks

Mumbai just suffered its fifth fire in 20 days--this spirit of the city seems to be highly inflammable. The fire broke out on the third floor...
LGBT

Will Gay Sex Become Legal in India Again?

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court on Monday, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, said that it would reconsider and examine...
Tribune

Freedom of The Press Is Under Attack Again in India

A deputy director of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has registered an FIR against The Tribune newspaper and its reporter Rachna Khaira...
video

There Has Been a Media Blackout on Anant Ambani’s Speech

Anant Ambani, the youngest son of Mukesh Ambani, gave his first address at Reliance Industries' 40th anniversary celebrations in Mumbai on Dec. 23, attended...

Latest Stories

Who Wants Vivo X21? Here is a Chance to Grab it

Vivo X21 with in-display fingerprint scanning has become available for pre-bookings in India ahead of its formal May 29 launch. Pre-bookings are live through...

Apple May Give iPhones More NFC-Based Capabilities

With Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 (WWDC) set to kick-off on June 4, Apple is likely to announce a change in near-field communication (NFC) policies when it releases...

8 Reasons to Absolutely Hate Mumbai

Mumbai is a very beautiful place for many as well as an annoying place for some. For people who fell Mumbai is annoying has...

Diving into the Underwater Treasures of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Accessed exclusively via government ferry, from the capital city Port Blair, Havelock Island of Andaman and Nicobar is delightfully cut off from the range...

Not All Heroes Wear Capes, And These 10 Pictures Will Prove That

Everyone has the same heroes, Superman, Batman and other heroes of the sort. But these pictures show that you don't have to wear a...