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Why physical fitness is the peacock’s tail in Grindr profile pictures

The dating app for gay, bi, trans and queer people wants a costly signal like an costly sports car to demonstrate that you ate best match.
As a child of the 'patri,' Gulab's survival, in part, depends on her ability to blend into her backgrounds

What the girl in the pink burkha taught me about life and loss in Old Delhi

As a child of the 'patri,' Gulab's survival, in part, depends on her ability to blend into her backgrounds.
A woman's hand with bangles

India maybe revolutionising, but when it comes to marriage, ‘middle-class morality’ wins

Author Flock says Indian middle class wants to push boundaries while maintaining a certain status.
Education

Indian parents are the most enthusiastic about doing their children’s homework

Indian parents spend an average of 12 hours a week helping with children's homework as compared to 3.6 hours in the UK and 2.6 hours in Japan.

What happened when Indira Gandhi met Hitler at rehab clinic for dictators

Arun Jaitley may think the former Indian PM belongs here but the Fuhrer has other ideas. It’s 2018 and Adolf Hitler is sitting in a...
Sapna Chaudhari

Haryana dancer Sapna Chaudhary viciously trolled for supporting Congress party

The comments ranged from Sapna Chaudhary bewafa hai to ‘Because she supports Congress, I hate her’. 
Latest news on books | ThePrint.in

Midnight’s Children to A Fine Balance, top 10 books to read on the Emergency

In the years since 1975, a lot of literature has captured the political turmoil of the Emergency. Here's what to read. New Delhi: On this day, 43...
Latests news on films in India | ThePrint.in

Mumbai’s not Hollywood, which is why we barely have films on the Emergency 

The way the ‘dark era’ of the Emergency hit the common man, it provided ample material for thought-provoking political subjects, but they were few takers.
Kulsum and JK Rowling

J.K. Rowling sends boxful of gifts for young Jammu fan who wrote essay on her

In a video posted as part of a thread of tweets, a gushing Kulsum reads the note by Rowling: ‘It would be an honour to meet you one day. With Love.’
A birthday cake for Dave, a seven year old dog owned by Andrew Scott | Bloomberg

How top chefs spoil their dogs

"For his birthday, we did a trio of fish: salmon, cod and tuna, baked in the oven in tinfoil parcels. He is so fussy, he can spot anything cheap."

OnCamera

Illustration by Soham Sen/ThePrint

Blood, bodies and scars: What I saw after the 1983 Nellie massacre in Assam

On the anniversary of the Nellie massacre in Assam, which claimed thousands of lives in a few hours, I recall the horrid sights.

As Pakistan’s leverage with US, China, Saudi Arabia grows, is it even possible to isolate it?

Pakistan signed deals worth $20 billion with Saudi Arabia, even as India vows to isolate the neighbour diplomatically after the Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy.

Defence

A Rafale fighter aircraft seen during rehearsals for fly-past ahead of the 12th edition of AERO India 2019 at Yelahanka Air Base in Bengaluru

IAF deputy chief and other senior officers set to fly Rafale at Aero India

Even as political slug-fest continues over the deal, IAF is throwing its weight behind Rafale, the first of which is to be delivered in September 2019.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.