Cash transactions proposed to be capped at Rs 2 lakh

The government on Tuesday moved a fresh proposal to cap cash transactions at Rs 2 lakh instead of Rs 3 lakh as provided in the Budget, as it introduced as many as 40 amendments to the Finance Bill in an “unprecedented move”. As the Finance Bill was taken up for consideration in the Lok Sabha, opposition… Read More »

Is Arvind Kejriwal’s political dream to go pan-India coming to an end?

It seems that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is never far away from controversy. His government recently found itself mired in another political storm after the Shunglu Committee charged his government of illegal allotment of land, unauthorised foreign trips and charges of nepotism. The report was obtained by Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken through a… Read More »

The Banality Of Nationalism

When Hannah Arendt was witnessing the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem, the Jews wanted her to portray Eichmann as some sort of a monster, a completely evil sinister man. But with his expositions that he was performing a duty, a mandate expected of him, Arendt resolved that he was not to be otherised as… Read More »

13 Facts You May Not Know About Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Eyes Wide Shut

Fifteen years ago, on July 16, 1999, Stanley Kubrick’s final film, “Eyes Wide Shut,” opened nationwide. Setting records for the longest shoot in movie history, it was an excruciating labor of love for lead stars Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman — one that would often be traced back to the alleged start of their marriage’s… Read More »

Definition of mind

:  recollection, memory keep that in mind time out of mind 2a :  the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons Keep your mind active as you grow older.b :  the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organismc :  the organized conscious… Read More »

4 Ways to Work Out Without Killing Your Wallet

Trying to get fit without breaking the bank? Here are four quick ways to work out without spending money on an expensive gym membership. Take a free class at a retail store A single class at a fitness studio could set you back $30 or more, but you don’t have to drop big bucks to try… Read More »

7 Ways ‘S-Town’ Showed How Devastating Mental Illness Can Be

On March 28, the producers of hit podcasts “Serial” and “This American Life” released “S-Town,” a seven-part investigative series based in rural Woodstock, Alabama. In its first week, it topped 16 million downloads, a blockbuster by podcasting standards. Like “Serial,” “S-Town” opens with a tipster asking a journalist to investigate a murder. But soon, the narrative pivots, and listeners are… Read More »