Articles by Shruti Dhapola
Mar 07, 2015
BBC's rape documentary blocked on YouTube: Free speech gets another martyr in IndiaNo doubt, the documentary India's Daughter has provoked complex reactions in the country. While we have noted earlier that the film lacks perspective and has only shock value, by banning the film the government has made it a new martyr for free speech in India.
Feb 13, 2015
Zomato to get 'food-delivery' feature by mid-March: Here's how it will workZomato, which recently announced a cashless facility for users in Dubai at select restaurants, is planning to launch a new service which will let customers in India order directly from the app/site.
Feb 08, 2015
Shame on Sunitha Krishnan: 5 reasons why sharing the Whatsapp rape video is wrongHyderabad-based activist Sunitha Krishnan's Shame the Rapist campaign sounds where she shared a gangrape video reads like a plot from a C-grade Bollywood movie.
Feb 06, 2015
Want to avoid being forcibly married on Valentine's Day? A handy guide to avoiding Hindu MahasabhaWhen it comes to Valentine's Day activities, it's not at all funny how right-wing groups go around harassing couples. But here are some methods to avoid them.
Jan 23, 2015
Obama offers condolences on death of Saudi King AbdullahPresident Barack Obama expressed condolences and offered sympathy to the people of Saudi Arabia upon the death of the king, an important ally and a major force in the Muslim world.
Jan 19, 2015
The problem in Pune: Sorry Indians, it's we who hate the poor, not McDonald'sMcDonald’s is facing a PR crisis of sorts in India. The story of the street kid being thrown is no doubt bad, but the general hypocrisy in this whole tale is hard to miss.
Jan 13, 2015
US military's Twitter, YouTube account hacked is more an embarrassment than threatThe Twitter and YouTube accounts for the US military command that oversees operations in the Middle East were hacked by ISIS supporters, which is downright embarrassing for the US military.
Dec 31, 2014
No, that book didn't change your life: Five most annoying trends on Facebook in 2014We take a look at five trends that were the rage on Facebook and quickly turned into a nuisance.
Nov 28, 2014
Art of Kissing to Kiss of Love: Artist takes on taboo of kissing in publicAyushman Mitra spoke to Firstpost about his art work, inspirations, love for big art and Indian mythology.
Nov 24, 2014
Not so safe city: Woman gets stared at, followed while walking in MumbaiIs Mumbai completely safe for women? As a new video of a woman walking in the city shows, it's never so simple.