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The Modi versus Gandhi battle has completely eclipsed local candidates in India’s elections

Can you name the candidates contesting the parliamentary election from your constituency? It’s only reasonable if you can’t. Thanks to the media-driven fervour, the ongoing...

How the crackdown on porn in India has intensified

It has become trickier for Indians to keep watching porn. After the ban on over 800 pornographic websites ordered by the Uttarakhand high court in...

A video showed a parked Tesla Model S exploding in Shanghai

A video that appears to show a white Tesla Model S exploding in Shanghai—set to be home to the US electric car firm’s first...

Shashi Tharoor is astonished at how effectively the BJP is eating into his voter...

Hectic campaigning for the third phase of Indian parliamentary elections has ended. Tomorrow (April 23) people across 14 states and union territories will head...

From polls to pubs, Indians are high on Game of Thrones

It’s not just Donald Trump. Indian government bodies and businesses are tripping over Game of Thrones (GoT), too. Given the show’s popularity, on April 15,...

The symbolism of Passover’s food prohibitions is relevant to everyone

On Passover, observant Jews shirk food that is leavened, called chametz, like bread and pasta. Instead, they eat matzah, a flat, crumbly cracker that...

A 600-pound alligator measuring 11 feet invaded a Florida neighborhood

Florida’s alligators have reason to feel that they can go where they please and to see people as trespassers. These giant reptiles have been...

Ukraine’s newly elected president already plays the role on TV

On Ukraine’s wildly popular television show Servant of the People, Volodymyr Zelensky plays an ordinary high-school history teacher who is unwittingly elected president of...

The best thing you can do on Earth Day is sit perfectly still

On April 22, people in 190 countries around the world will celebrate Earth Day. This year marks the 49th anniversary of the environmental holiday...

Books are cool precisely because we don’t need them anymore

Luxury is the ability to indulge in the unnecessary, to enjoy extras, to relish that which isn’t strictly imperative to survival but gives us...

The Modi versus Gandhi battle has completely eclipsed local candidates in...

Can you name the candidates contesting the parliamentary election from your constituency? It’s only reasonable if you can’t. Thanks to the media-driven fervour, the ongoing...

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