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Addicted to Sex

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Can Therapy Break the Taboo?

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Addicted to Sex: Ecstasy & Agony

“When I was a teen, I used to force myself to drink three litres of water every day and then not go to the toilet because the urge to urinate made me orgasm faster. But I never thought that there was…

A Requiem for the Year of God and Fear

Revolutions began when God died in the pretence of man. In the last century, man dreamed up a world that more than matched what gods promised. The very ideal of heaven on earth was ambition as well…

Mourning Raga

The waters had hardly receded, many rain refugees were yet to go back to their homes to try and salvage what little remained of their possessions, citizens of larger Chennai were still to come to…

Kabul Calling

For a first-time visitor arriving in Kabul with the preconceived image of a country in ruins, it is perfect normalcy that greets you. It is the first day of December, bright and calm. I land at Hamid…

Kejriwal and the Limits of Being Silly

Aam Aadmi Party leaders have a penchant for hyperbole. Which is why they claim the CBI raided the office of Rajendra Kumar, principal secretary and a confidant of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal…

BJP MP Poonam Mahajan

Many of us have Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) as friends or family, but having a special quota for them in Parliament is stretching things a bit too far. BJP leader Poonam Mahajan plans to introduce a…

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol: The Fail-Proof Combo

Over a period of two decades as Bollywood’s supreme deity, Shah Rukh Khan has established something of a trademark, not legally enforceable but certainly as recognisable as any other, be it Nike’s…

From Social Activism to Playing Cupid

India is estimated to have around 10 million epilepsy patients, a community that faces social discrimination even in an age when science has trumped the myths around the ailment. This becomes…

Bajirao: Reel Flavour

Among the questions raised about the historical veracity of Bajirao Mastani, a movie that has just released, is also one on how a woman who’s had a lifelong limp can dance. The movie is based on the…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Lines like “May the force be with you” have become part of everyday parlance. Even Prime Minister Modi uttered these words on his first official visit to the United States. And we have the Star Wars…