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Making a champion of a slacker: The man who discovered Kidambi Srikanth

Nov 20, 2014

Making a champion of a slacker: The man who discovered Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth is gradually getting used to being known as the best Indian male player around and each time he has a lazy thought the vision of Reddy shouting at him is enough to get him back on track. #Sports #OnOurMind #Badminton #Lin Dan #Gopichand #Sudhakar Reddy #Academy #Kidambi Srikanth
World toilet day: Will Modi's 'swacch bharat' really spell acche din for Indian hygiene?

Nov 19, 2014

World toilet day: Will Modi's 'swacch bharat' really spell acche din for Indian hygiene?

November 19 is World Toilet Day. But in India it's always been Indira Gandhi's birthday. But now toilets are once again the focus but is there a hidden cost to the grand Swachh Bharat campaign? #OnOurMind #India #Narendra Modi #Vidya Balan #Hygiene #Toilet #Clean India #World Toilet Day #PM Modi #Swachh Bharat #Swacch Bharat campaign
Dear Sanjeev Kapoor, no non-veg on Masterchef is a stupid, terrible idea

Nov 19, 2014

Dear Sanjeev Kapoor, no non-veg on Masterchef is a stupid, terrible idea

So why not a Masterchef India with only female contestants, divided into separate kitchens according to caste, cooking only vegetarian food limited to lauki and tinda. Does that sound like incredible India? #OnOurMind #Sanjeev Kapoor #TheIdiotBox #Masterchef India #Amul #Khatron Ke Khiladi
It's not Fawad Khan! The reasons why Pak serials work for Indian audiences

Nov 18, 2014

It's not Fawad Khan! The reasons why Pak serials work for Indian audiences

The Pakistani teleserials are still holding viewers' attention and prompting a kind of following that India last saw in the Hum Log and Khandaan era. Here's why #OnOurMind #Fawad Khan #Humsafar #Zindagi Gulzar Hai #Aunn Zara
Win over China's Lin Dan is Kidambi Srikanth's moment of truth

Nov 17, 2014

Win over China's Lin Dan is Kidambi Srikanth's moment of truth

Whether this moment is the point that he uses to permanently step up into the limelight or it is just a one-off is completely down to the man himself. In a sense, this is where the dream truly begins for him. Kidambi Srikanth, arise... the world awaits. #Sports #OnOurMind #India #Badminton #Lin Dan #China Open #Kidambi Srikanth
Capturing the end of an era: The story behind the iconic picture of Sachin's last innings

Nov 16, 2014

Capturing the end of an era: The story behind the iconic picture of Sachin's last innings

The picture clicked by Atul Kamble of Mid-day newspaper showing Sachin looking to the heavens one last time, encapsulated all the emotions in one frame. #Sports #OnOurMind #India #Cricket #Sachin Tendulkar #West Indies #Mumbai #TheySaidIt #Wankhede Stadium #West Indies in India 2013 #Farewell Test #Atul Kamble #MCC-Wisden Photo of the year
AIBA vs Sarita Devi: Where does sportsmanship fit in today's sporting world?

Nov 15, 2014

AIBA vs Sarita Devi: Where does sportsmanship fit in today's sporting world?

Did the judges display sportsmanship by being biased towards the local favourite over Sarita Devi? #OnOurMind #India #Boxing #Sportsmanship #AIBA #Sarita Devi
Parsis maybe the desi panda, but what about other endangered Indians?

Nov 13, 2014

Parsis maybe the desi panda, but what about other endangered Indians?

In Chattisgarh at least 13 women died thanks to botched sterilisations. Meanwhile the JiyoParsi campaign encourages Parsis to "not use condoms tonight." #OnOurMind #CriticalPoint #Chhattisgarh #Bo #Parsis #Condoms #tubectomy #vasectomy #Chattisgarh Sterilisation deaths #Jiyo Parsi #Sterilisation drive
Garam Hava, which Indira Gandhi pushed past censors, hits screens this Friday again

Nov 13, 2014

Garam Hava, which Indira Gandhi pushed past censors, hits screens this Friday again

Gandhi may not have realised Garam Hava would go on to acquire such iconic proportions. #OnOurMind #Narendra Modi #Sonam Kapoor #CBFC #Garam Hawa #Garam Hava #MS Sathyu
The AMU library debate: How long can we use 'culture' as a defence for sexism?

Nov 12, 2014

The AMU library debate: How long can we use 'culture' as a defence for sexism?

The Union human resource development ministry took serious note of the matter and sought a report from the institution with Minister Smriti Irani terming the comments made by the AMU head as an "insult to daughters". #Education #Smriti Irani #Aligarh Muslim University #OnOurMinds #Gender bias #Lt Gen Zameer Uddin Shah #Maulana Azad Library #Women's College