Ashlin Mathew

18 Added | 1 Magazine | @AshlinMathew | part writer, part editor, full time journalist

WHIPLASH: Utterly butterly unashamed

By<p>Freedom of speech is probably just a notion in our heads - an idea for the idealists. It is not something we Indians can ever learn to accept.<p>Don't …

Turnaround of Lake Man Sagar is in Troubled Waters: Dramatic makeover mired in political controversy and litigation

By<p>As you drive uphill on your way to Jaipur, the sight you can't miss from a vantage point is a sprawling blob of water glistening in the bright sun …

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How RSS and VHP can make ghar wapsi a big hit

OPEN TO OPINION<p>Stop blaming the likes of Mother Teresa. These charitable institutions exist because there is a need for them. Plug the need.<p>POLITICS<p>| …

Mail Today Newspapers Mail Today epaper dated Sun, 29 Mar 15

Mail Today Newspapers Mail Today epaper dated Sun, 29 Mar 15

Why Delhi can face a São Paulo like drought

OPEN TO OPINION<p>Water shortage is a silent time bomb we are squatting on, almost clueless of its existence.<p>POLITICS<p>| 3-minute read | 04-03-2015<p>Ashlin …

Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh is just like Asaram Bapu: Why ban the Nirbhaya film

OPEN TO OPINION<p>If there should be a discussion, it should be about finding the root causes of mindsets that Singh is a part of. Clearly, he is not …

JNU crackdown: Is freedom of speech all India cares about?

OPEN TO OPINION<p>The outrage that we are capable of for #JNUCrackdown is the kind we need when the rights of many are violated.<p>POLITICS<p>| 3-minute read …

Give us back our Harry

The casual vacancy BY J.K. ROWLING; LITTLE BROWN/HACHETTE, Rs 850<p>To talk about J.K. Rowling in a room full of opposing views is a recipe for …

Daman and Diu
Daman and Diu

'None of them knew how to use computers': How 40 UP women beat prejudice to train as reporters... and now run their own newspaper

Breaking stereotypes is never easy. It comes with its share of barbs and obstacles. And it required all of Meera Jatav’s grit to stay in the …

Artists chant NaMo Bapu: Seventh India Art Fair ends on a patriotic note with a tribute to Gandhi and PM Modi

Politics and history are the things we breathe on in the Capital, and adding contemporary art to the combination only makes it a stimulating …

Keepers of Ghalib: Publishers and book stores are doing their bit to preserve Urdu

Amid the clamour of kebab vendors, lassi carts, blaring horns and the call for prayer fighting to keep up in Old Delhi, you suddenly hear a query, …

Seven women found brutally murdered in Greater Noida... and police have no idea who killed them

At least seven people - all women - have been killed in the last couple of months in Greater Noida.<p>Their mutilated bodies have been found dumped …