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Sat, Sep 22 2018. 11 07 AM IST

The myths of Aung San Suu Kyi

The same kind of people who made her a saint, now defame her. It is a reminder that we must not overly respect the opinions of the global elite about local affairs

Sat, Sep 22 2018. 10 37 AM IST

The sanitary monologues

Women aren’t conditioned to pay money or attention to personal hygiene products, says the founder of a new brand that offers premium biodegradable sanitary napkins

Fri, Sep 21 2018. 11 17 AM IST

Opinion | The Renaissance Man of Travancore

The rise and fall of Kerala Varma, celebrated scholar of Sanskrit and Malayalam and consort to the Queen of Travancore

Fri, Sep 21 2018. 12 11 PM IST

Opinion | Chowing down on a lesser loved squash

The modest pricing and neutral flavours of the chayote squash lends it great versatility

Thu, Sep 20 2018. 10 02 PM IST

Opinion | Brexit: immigration takes centre stage

Under Theresa May’s Chequers proposal, Europeans will no longer have the right to live and work freely in the UK but there could be a ‘mobility framework’

Thu, Sep 20 2018. 08 43 PM IST

Opinion | Can trade agreements be a friend to labour?

Labour rights are too important to leave to trade negotiators alone. To date, labour clauses in trade agreements have remained a fig leaf, neither raising labour standards abroad nor protecting them at home

Thu, Sep 20 2018. 12 09 PM IST

Opinion | Learning to be cool. Learning to be just not cool with it

The nature of social change seems to be like babies you live with. Suddenly they are throwing your Oxford India Ramanujan across the room when last week they couldn’t hold a spoon

Thu, Sep 20 2018. 11 13 AM IST

Opinion | A+ for ‘American Vandal’

Vicious high-school bullying continues to shake up season 2 of ‘American Vandal’

Thu, Sep 20 2018. 11 29 AM IST

Opinion | The prolific Indian author you may not have heard of

Andaleeb Wajid’s absorbing portraits of the inner lives of Indian women should have made her a household name, but for now Wajid is probably the most prolific Indian author you may not have heard of

Wed, Sep 19 2018. 09 15 PM IST

Opinion | The #MeToo moment for the US Supreme Court

It is precisely because the US Supreme Court has a huge impact on preserving the way America functions, that the Congress has an obligation to examine what Christine Blasey Ford has alleged about the conduct of Brett Kavanaugh

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