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  “It is easy to kill individuals but you cannot kill the ideas. Great empires crumble while the ideas survive.” – Bhagat Singh  Bhagat Singh was just 23 when he was hanged along with his comrades Rajguru and Sukhdev on 23 March 1931 in Lahore jail. He started young and his revolutionary fire was present in him...

  The post-COVID world is going to be rather different. But will this change be for better or for worse, we don’t know yet. With the disheartening current figures of India’s GDP making headlines, the rise in the unemployment rate, the increasing number of children dropping out of school, and most importantly, the...

  Former union minister Arun Jaitley (28 December 1952 – 24 August 2019) was one of the most articulate defenders of the BJP and its governmental policies both within the Parliament and outside it. As a Parliamentarian and minister, the veteran leader had set a high benchmark of probity. A statesman par excellence,...

  The Helicopter shot that launched the ball in the air and sealed India’s 2011 World Cup victory will remain etched forever in the hearts of Indian fans. And so will the heroics of, perhaps, the greatest captain of the Indian cricket team. Although we know all about Dhoni’s cricket victories and his unmatchable...

Every Indian has certain non-negotiable rights: life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness…and a really good book. In the week running up to our nation’s 73rd Independence Day, immerse yourself in these remarkable books on the freedom struggle and the history of independent India. They will surely give you a break from...

  Sanjay Dutt’s life is a story of epic proportions. He has always lived under the media spotlight. His life has been documented in print and on film right from his birth. Even his very name was the result of a competition held by a film magazine where readers sent in their suggestions to his superstar parents,...

‘Slim, trim, and beautiful’. This is the title of the first episode of Netflix India’s trending show ‘Indian Matchmaking’. Although Sima ‘from Mumbai’, Pradhyuman and Preeti (Akshay’s mom) gave us our much-needed stock of memes for the next two months, the show did restart the conversation around...

Yasser Usman is one of India’s most successful biographers whose honest and well researched unauthorized biographies are unusual in India. When we published his book Sanjay Dutt: The Crazy Untold Story of Bollywood’s Bad Boy in 2018, Sanjay Dutt and his legal team took to Twitter to slam the biography and...

  What made a dentist turn to writing? Our readers’ favourite thriller writer, Yamini Pustake Bhalerao, currently the Ideas Editor at SheThePeople.TV, wrote her first book a year after she completed her degree in dentistry. And she was not one to be deterred by the rejection the book faced from all major publishing...

  We asked Probal DasGupta, the author of Watershed 1967, to explain the India-China face-off and what happens next.  The standoff between India and China on the Ladakh border is making headlines. But why is this happening and what is China thinking?   Here’s the China pov:  The Covid crisis has led to political...