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  • Romanticising the 'hand written'

    Romanticising the 'hand written'

    Aarti Gahlaut | June 15, 2020 14:39 IST

    Completely skipping handwriting as a learned skill and leaving it to the aspiring artists would not only deprive them of a skill that flexes their creative brain cells but also a part of themselves to revisit and cherish later.

  • Relearning Livng: In time of coronavirus

    Reinventing Living... In the time of coronavirus

    Aarti Gahlaut | May 31, 2020 13:48 IST

    Monday morning. 5 a.m. Doorbell rings. P. opened the door for his maid. She used to come for cleaning and cooking. After a quick nap again, shower and some breakfast, P. left for office. He was a top notch executive in a MNC and had a busy schedule stocked with meetings - professional and social.

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    The world on knees, courtesy the coronavirus crisis

    India TV News Desk | May 15, 2020 23:34 IST

    With over 4.5 million cases worldwide and more than 3 lakh deaths, the devil is sparing none. What's worse is that the count is still on. It continues. A number of young deaths have further made the situation even worse.

  • Nature healing coronavirus lockdown

    Life 2.0: Earth is healing and it has presented us with an opportunity

    Aarti Gahlaut | May 07, 2020 10:22 IST

    The earth has been healing itself while we stay locked down in our houses. There are reports of Ganges water being sparkling clean, the Himalayas being visible from towns in Punjab, ozone layer sealing, air quality index improving significantly. All this shows the power nature possesses to make things right. It also gives us an opportunity.

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    Don’t just worry about grocery shops’ shelves; worry about farmers as well

    Surbhi Kumari | April 14, 2020 12:14 IST

    India's farm activity is at its peak between April and June because this is when the winter crop - wheat, rice and pulses - is harvested and sold. And it is also the time when farmers begin sowing the summer rain-fed crops, such as- paddy, pulses, cotton and sugarcane. Around 60 per cent of India’s food supply and farmers’ incomes are dependent on the Kharif season. 

  • What coronavirus taught me

    What coronavirus taught me

    Aarti Gahlaut | March 10, 2020 10:31 IST

    The epidemic of Coronavirus has been at the centerstage of world news for weeks now and by the look the of things, will dominate most newsfeed and conversations for several more weeks. As most governments take precautions to contain the spread at a larger level, smaller institutions and individuals too have been making efforts towards the same cause. One such effort from our side was to cancel my child’s 7th birthday party.

  • Of achi chai and me... 

    Of ‘achchi chai’ and me...

    Aarti Gahlaut | February 28, 2020 18:11 IST

    ​Tea - one of our most loved beverage; include the black and the green variants, it is consumed across the globe as an integral part of living. For many, nothing stirs up more emotion than a cup of tea. 

  • India TV Editor-in-Chief and Chairman Rajat Sharma. 

    OPINION | Selling mirrors in a city of the blind

    Rajat Sharma | February 19, 2020 12:10 IST

    To look at martyrdom of our soldiers as a tool to garner votes, is nothing short of a crime. Unfortunately, some people have made this a hobby.

  • Defining Feminism – A long way to go

    Defining Feminism – A long way to go

    Aarti Gahlaut | February 14, 2020 18:16 IST

    Feminism has been a topic of raging debates over the last few years, the noise around it is rising with passing time as more gender imbalances and extreme forms of misogyny and crimes come to fore.

  • Aaj ki Baat with Rajat Sharma

    Opinion | CAA, NRC and the current political scenario

    Rajat Sharma | February 08, 2020 23:55 IST

    I was in Mumbai last evening with Salman Khan in Bigg Boss House. After taking a break from shooting, I landed in Delhi to cast my vote. At our local polling station, I saw long queues of voters lining up to cast their votes. I was filled with a sense of pride for my country and our democracy.

  • Open letter to ISRO: Don’t go gentle into that good

    Open letter to ISRO: Don’t go gentle into that good night, rage against the dying of the light

    Sidhant Mamtany | September 08, 2019 21:24 IST

    A letter to ISRO by an Indian, thanking them for their work and achievements with Chandrayaan-2. Every Indian today is proud of what these scientists have achieved. Setbacks are a part of life. We must not hinder our attempts to reach new horizons because of setbacks. We are proud of you ISRO.

  • With Sonia Gandhi at the helm of affairs Cong is back to square one

    With Sonia Gandhi at the helm of affairs Cong is back to square one

    Vijai Laxmi | August 14, 2019 17:47 IST

    Sonia Gandhi's return in the AICC HQ certainly has energised the Congress worker and has also given it's political opponent an opportunity to attack Congress for being myopic and not being able to see beyond the Gandhi's but her second tenure as the President will be no less than a throne of thorn.

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    Modern Yoga is a misunderstanding: How Yoga’s essence changed across time

    Shweta Singh | June 22, 2019 16:40 IST

    The world understands Yoga today mainly as a system of physical exercise. Modern yoga is the offspring of 'Hatha' yoga, which we can break down as ‘ha’- the sun and ‘th’-the moon. It is the yoga of balance and harmony in the body-mind, just as the sun and moon balance nature.

  • The right kind of nationalism: Will it happen in Modi 2.0?

    The right kind of nationalism: Will it happen in Modi 2.0?

    Shweta Singh | May 24, 2019 16:06 IST

    ​Nationalism has become a bad word. No wonder. It has come to mean not only xenophobia, hating foreigners, but also sectarianism. Intolerance for sections of one’s own country. That is ugly nationalism, and should be shunned at all costs.   

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    Defeat is an orphan: How Rahul Gandhi lost Lok Sabha election plot

    Himanshu Shekhar | May 23, 2019 23:26 IST

    This is a difficult hour for thousands of Congress party workers as PM Modi-led BJP has stormed to power decimating the Grand old Party in almost majority of India in elections 2019. Modi’s style, charisma and development pitch just uprooted all caste arithmetic as many Congress and Opposition leaders faced humiliating defeat. Rahul Gandhi’s defeat in Amethi is nothing but the last nail in an already bleeding party. For the party to regroup and rise, it needs to realise and accept the mistakes. Brand Modi has literally shattered all caste arithmetic and dynasty blocs.

  • Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV

    Opinion | Aaj ki Baat May 14 episode: Mamata is worried over huge turnout at Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow

    India TV News Desk | May 15, 2019 15:29 IST

    BJP President Amit Shah in a show of strength on Tuesday took out a big roadshow on the streets of central Kolkata, considered to be the impregnable bastion of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress. 

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    Young Indians resist Yogic Sciences: Why they are right, yet wrong

    Shweta Singh | May 08, 2019 17:30 IST

    The stale retelling of ancient texts with a fervor of holiness fails to inspire you. Why now? What’s the lesson in these millennia-old texts you need to know? Why must the overtone of holiness be enough for not only respect but your trust and attention?

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    No more Modi Vs Priyanka: Election 2019 loses shine

    Vikas Handu | April 25, 2019 17:28 IST

    At a time when Congress workers were looking at Priyanka Gandhi as their ‘Taranhaar’ (Saviour), the party leaders decided not to field her from Varanasi to fight against PM Narendra Modi.

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    No surprise: Priyanka Gandhi was never contesting elections

    Tripti Narain | April 25, 2019 20:06 IST

    She has the charisma of her grandmother Indira Gandhi and the charm of her father Rajiv Gandhi. From the time she came into active politics in January, there was a buzz that she will contest in the ongoing polls, from Varanasi.

  • Fake news or propaganda? Story of two letters which were

    Fake news or propaganda? Story of two letters which were never written

    Arshi Aggarwal | April 12, 2019 18:44 IST

    Political experts across the globe have been red-flagging Indian Elections for a possible large scale meddling by vested groups via fake news and propaganda. Is it possible that these two letters were part of the fake news propaganda, experts warned us about? 

  • Happy Women's Day to not so strong women

    Happy Women's Day to not so strong women

    Arshi Aggarwal | March 09, 2019 16:51 IST

    Happy women's day to all those women who are not strong. Who did not reach the top. Who struggle every day to just be.

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    Arranged Marriages: No, they are NOT made in heaven

    Surbhi Kumari | March 07, 2019 16:45 IST

    My aunt always told me that I must conceal my dark complexion, apply a better shade of lipstick, and tie my hair in a better way. I should wear traditional dress and the dress should make me look a bit tall and slim. I needed to look the best. The boy and his family would judge me on that. Do you have time to listen to my story?

  • Opinion | Rajat Sharma on why Pakistan will incur the world's wrath if it carries out any misadventu

    Opinion | Pakistan will incur the world's wrath if it carries out any misadventure

    Rajat Sharma | February 27, 2019 17:00 IST

    "History shows that the Pakistani army always lost wars that it waged in 1948, 1965, 1971 and 1999. Our armed forces are on high alert right now and if Pakistan dares to strike back, it will be paid back in the same coin. "

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    Opinion | Imran should know from history that India never attacked Pakistan in the past

    Rajat Sharma | February 19, 2019 20:18 IST

    "It was Modi who took the peace initiative in inviting the then PM Nawaz Sharif to attend his oath-taking ceremony."

  • Hardik Pandya KL Rahul Karan Johar

    OPINION | Pandya pinned it all wrong on Koffee with Karan

    Tripti Narain | January 11, 2019 17:44 IST

    The deeply vulgar portrayal of women that Pandya indulged in, egged on by Karan Johar, who shamelessly giggled, has shaken our senses.

  • MJ Akbar resigns

    Opinion: MJ Akbar asked to quit by Modi Govt to avoid social media embarrassment

    Pratyush Ranjan | October 17, 2018 22:53 IST

    Akbar's resignation is perhaps the first resignation from the Modi cabinet due to the increasing pressure on social media in favour of the women journalists who levelled charges of sexual allegations against him.

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    Opinion | #MeToo movement: 'Women don't need protection from anyone, what they need is RESPECT from men'

    India TV News Desk | October 15, 2018 19:32 IST

    In a matter of days, the hashtag #MeToo is trending across social media as women from all walks of life bravely talked about their own experiences with sexual harassment and assault, some for the very first time.

  • India TV Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma

    Opinion | Aaj Ki Baat July 10 episode: World applauds the daring rescue mission inside a flooded cave in Thailand

    India TV News Desk | July 11, 2018 15:55 IST

    The international rescue mission set an example before the world to prove how bravery and technology can combine to surmount tough obstacles.

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    Opinion | Aaj ki Baat July 9 episode: Rajat Sharma on the sordid murder of a dreaded gangster inside a UP jail

    India TV News Desk | July 10, 2018 12:27 IST

    The moot question is: how was a prisoner killed in cold blood inside a jail? And that too, inside the high-security barracks.

  • Shujaat Bukhari

    OPINION: Survival is the first challenge for journalism in Kashmir

    Anurag Kumar | June 20, 2018 13:41 IST

    Shujaat Bukhari was apparently silenced by those who love violence and were unhappy with his efforts for peace in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Can the Grand Alliance stop the Modi Wave in 2019 Lok Sabha

    Opinion: The Road to 2019

    India TV Politics Desk | June 11, 2018 15:25 IST

    The ABP-CSDS Group opinion poll has predicted that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by PM Modi will get around 274 seats (while in 2014 it got 336 seats and the BJP alone got 282) while that of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will get around 164 seats. This clearly indicates that NDA will get a second term and for Congress, it’s a distant dream to make a government at the Centre.

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