An American ISIS leader

In 2013, six Bosnian Muslim immigrants in the US allegedly sent money, military equipment and other supplies to Salafi-jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq.

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A Surya Prakash

A Surya Prakash

Rohingyas and our bleeding hearts

Is it prudent to look the other way when people who have fought many bloody communal wars since 1948 infiltrate into India?

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Tharcius S Fernando

My memorable trips to a girls’ convent

In the late fifties and early sixties, St. Ignatius Convent, Palayamkottai, and St. Joseph’s Convent, Nagercoil, were the most sought-after convent schools for girls in Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari dis

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Alien intelligence

Scientists recently discovered an underwater site built entirely by octopuses off the east coast of Australia. Here’s a look at the intelligent invertebrate

25 Sep 2017

Sudha Devi Nayak

Where have all my prayers gone?

Where have all my prayers gone? Where have all my tears gone?” I wondered in mindless misery.

25 Sep 2017

Tanuj Solanki

Tanuj Solanki

Duryodhana’s double whammy

After Duryodhana gestures to Draupadi by slapping his left thigh at the dice game, Bhima vows that he will kill him by smashing his thighs with his club.

25 Sep 2017

Srimoy Kar

Srimoy Kar

All-conquering BJD finally seems to have met its match in resurgent BJP

The sparring between the BJP and the ruling BJD over who is who winning the next Assembly polls in Odisha has suddenly made politics in the state lively.

25 Sep 2017

Tom Arms

Tom Arms

Why Trump’s n-game must terrify you

Until the US president’s speech at the UN, no country has ever said it’ll use nukes if another nation ‘threatened’ it

25 Sep 2017

Yatish yadav

In the time of nukes, jihadists and a terror state

Denial is part of ignorance. And, Pakistan since the foundation of terror factories on its soil in the late 70s has overindulged itself in denying everything from its caesarian birth to a perennial threat it created in the region on an entirely new scale.

24 Sep 2017

Archana Dalmia

Archana Dalmia

Youths speak up about the colossal failure of government

Sometimes a social media campaign can do what a serious critique cannot. The Vikas Gando Thayo Che (development has gone crazy) handle on Twitter, started by 20-year-old Sagar Savalia, has gone viral,

24 Sep 2017