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

I Agree With Harvinder Kaur Chowdhury

Harvinder Kaur Chowdhury on her PIL that seeks to ban jokes about the Sikh community, limits to freedom of expression, the indominable spirit of Sikhs, her personal struggle to fight against prejudice and whether non-offensive jokes exist.

posted by NL Team|January 15, 2016   in TEEVEE|16 comments

NL Interviews: Anubha Bhonsle’s book exposes the North East mess. Is Sharmila trapped?

Book exposes all - greedy politicians, insurgency groups, the army and Irom Sharmila, Thangjam Manorama and much more.

posted by NL Team|January 15, 2016   in TEEVEE|12 comments

Should Mumbai follow Delhi’s “odd-even” footsteps?

Mumbai’s transformation support unit has been given the task of analysing the feasibility of the odd-even formula for the city.

posted by Boom Live|January 15, 2016   in NL Collaborations|3 comments

We saw the trailers of Mastizaade and Kya Kool Hain Hum 3 and this is what happened next

An expression is worth a thousand words.

posted by NL Team|January 6, 2016   in TEEVEE|6 comments

Ranga Uncle’s Nichod – Episode 2

Ranga Uncle goes to watch Dilwale and is appalled by how fair Kajol has turned. Who’s responsible?

posted by NL Team|December 25, 2015   in TEEVEE|6 comments

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Clothesline – Episode 69

A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. #SalmanKhanVerdict, Sonia Gandhi’s "jaanta hai main kaun hoon" defiance and an exclusive interview with her, Sushma Swaraj's Pakistan visit, Barkha Dutt's subtle ways to promote her book, visa denial to Times Now, Fuckwah Award and more.

posted by NL Team|December 19, 2015   in Clothesline|11 comments

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