‘I will continue putting up more posts that people find troublesome’: Orijit Sen on art and dissent

Modi, Mohan Bhagwat, Smriti Irani, Manu Joseph…the graphic novelist takes them all on.

posted by Nikhil Cariappa|February 2, 2016   in TEEVEE|one comment

Why is the Supreme Court hearing the LGBT rights petition again?

The Supreme Court which has refused to decriminalize homosexuality in the past, will once again re-examine its 2013 judgment.

posted by Boom Live|February 2, 2016   in NL Collaborations|no comments

NL Interviews – Papa CJ: If you’re going to be offended, then please leave

Papa CJ speaks to Abhinandan Sekhri about his new act ‘Naked’ and how comedy has no limits. He also talks about Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code and how modern India has no space for ancient, Victorian laws.

posted by NL Team|January 29, 2016   in TEEVEE|2 comments

AIIMS director on tackling infections like Dengue and Chikungunya

Boom talks to Dr M C Misra, director AIIMS Delhi, about capacity-building in public policy, healthcare, infrastructure and manufacturing.

posted by Boom Live|January 29, 2016   in NL Collaborations|no comments

President’s rule in Arunachal Pradesh: Why and how?

The President has asked Home Minister Rajnath Singh to explain the need for central rule in Arunachal Pradesh

posted by Boom Live|January 28, 2016   in NL Collaborations|3 comments

How do Indians define patriotism?

67 years after we got our Constitution, BOOM finds out if Mumbai’s youth know why we celebrate Republic Day

posted by Boom Live|January 27, 2016   in NL Collaborations|one comment

NL Interviews: Radhika Vaz on why women are hardwired to want marriage

Radhika Vaz speaks to Abhinandan Sekhri about her book Unladylike and why gender norms irk her. She also talks about women in comedy and addresses the general perception that women aren’t funny.

posted by NL Team|January 25, 2016   in TEEVEE|3 comments

Khesari Dal and the concern surrounding its introduction into Indian diet

Khesari Dal, called the poor man’s dal, is a pulse crop that has traces of a toxin called beta-amino-propio-nitrile which may lead to limb paralysis, raising concerns regarding its consumption.

posted by Boom Live|January 21, 2016   in NL Collaborations|2 comments

Suicide of Dalit student sparks anger in Hyderabad University

The suicide of Rohith Vemula, a student who was suspended and banned from the University hostel last month has ignited protests inside the campus as well as in Delhi.

posted by Boom Live|January 19, 2016   in NL Collaborations|19 comments

Clothesline – Episode 70

A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. In wake of multiple goof-ups while burning effigies, the Newslaundry manual to burning effigies. Also: outrage over North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test, Manipur earthquake, Pakistani media’s reaction to Modi’s surprise visit, Pathankot attack, Mehdi Hasan’s Head to Head, Fuckwah award and much more.

posted by NL Team|January 16, 2016   in Criticles|4 comments

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