Nov 2019

November /
Friday
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Said the Spider to the Fly...

ICE has arrested around 250 people, mostly Indians, who enrolled in a fake university set up by US federal authorities as part of its immigration sting. In Informer: An excellent list of yoga essentials.

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November /
Thursday
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Whither Does the Wind Blow?

A new study connects the warming of a specific stretch of the Indo-Pacific Ocean to the increasing unpredictability of the Indian monsoons. Pop-up today: The ‘Amazing Animal Photos’ Edition

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November /
Wednesday
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And the 🏆Goes To...

The wild political rollercoaster in the state finally ended in a giant thud that brought the BJP back to earth. Also in Sex, Love Etc.: In search of the perfect vulva; a delightful history of ex-stalking.

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November /
Tuesday
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Hickory, Dickory, Dock

The Supreme Court has bought the BJP another 48 hours in the ongoing political tamasha in Maharashtra. Also in The Pop Up’s ‘Fashion Meets Tradition’ edition: The storied history of the turban; would you wear an ayurvedic sari?

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November /
Monday
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🎶🎶 Chairs

The fate of Maharashtra’s wild and wacky political tamasha rests in the hands of the Supreme Court. Also, you need to know everything about a miscarriage.

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November /
Friday
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The Name is Bond

Electoral bonds hardly seem the stuff of political drama or intrigue. But a massive Huffington Post investigation has put these financial instruments at the heart of a heated and very important debate. The informer today: A List of Excellent Party Games

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November /
Thursday
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Quid Pro Quo

The bombshell testimony of top US aide Gordon Sondland has made it all but inevitable that the US President will be impeached. Also, in The Pop Up’ ‘Mindful Tourism’ Edition: The sustainable trend of undertourism; a compassionate guide to wildlife tourism.

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November /
Wednesday
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When Birds Cry

Thousands of birds were found dead on the shores of a saltwater lake over the last 10 days. We dug deeper to find out why. Also in Love Sex today: A luminescent snapshot of an abusive relationship; why hell is dating in San Francisco

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November /
Tuesday
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No Money, Mo’ Blues

A leaked survey published in the Business Standard shows that consumer spending has fallen for the first time in 40 years! Also in the ‘Beauty of Imperfection’ pop-up edition: When gray hair and pimples can be and are beautiful

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November /
Monday
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Nov 18

Sri Lanka's former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa coasted to an easy victory in the presidential elections on Sunday—and the nation’s minorities are very afraid. Must also read the lifehacker on conquering everyday anxiety.

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November /
Friday
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Stranger Things

According to a European activist group, a network of fake local news sites around the world is managed by an Indian entity. Plus: SC judgements on Rafale and Sabarimala. Also, in Informer: Hardcore protection for your precious devices.

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November /
Thursday
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(Un)Natural Disasters of Every Kind

The biggest headlines around the world include the disastrous effects of SoftBank’s investments and a Venice drowning in high tide. Also, in The Pop Up: PMS is not ‘normal’; How menopause affects the brain.

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November /
Wednesday
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Hanging on the ☎️

Hit with heavy losses, dwindling subscribers, a price war and a crippling SC judgement, Vodafone may roll up its India operations. Also in ‘Sex Love’, a handy list of audio porn sites and apps; how to deal with losing your BFF to her new love.

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November /
Tuesday
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Strange Bedfellows

The ‘kaun banega mukhya mantri’ plot of the Maharashtra soap opera has thickened rapidly over the past 24 hours. Also in the Pop-up: Blue light isn’t evil; Charcoal toothpaste is not a good thing.

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November /
Monday
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Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram

The Supreme Court delivered its verdict in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case that determines the ownership of 2.77 acres of land. Also, you need to know your lawful rights as a working mom.

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November /
Friday
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You Have Been Canceled!

The OCI card of author Aatish Taseer has been revoked just months after he penned a Time magazine story critical of PM Modi. Also today's Informer: A List of after-party beauty quick fixes to revive, refresh and—of course—glow!

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November /
Thursday
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Try rescue me!

The government has announced a massive Rs 25,000 cr plan to rescue builders and home-buyers. Also in the pop-up: a ‘Vintage Celebrity Photo’ Edition that is both indelible and iconic.

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November /
Wednesday
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Rules Don’t Apply

Twitter removed the account of a Supreme Court advocate, raising new questions about their content policy in India. Also in the Pop-Up: Women discuss unrealistic sex in movies; a personal essay on the decision to take your husband's name.

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November /
Tuesday
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I Can See Clearly Now...

The skies finally cleared, the Supremes lost their temper, anti-pollution dhanda soared and Delhi was trolled. Your #DelhiAirEmergency update is here. Also in the Pop-Up: Two pieces on 'Beauteous Body Hair', a lively subject that always interests us women.

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November /
Monday
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Blinded By the Smoke

Delhi is trapped in a toxic cycle of air pollution that repeats itself every winter. We explain what happened this year. Also, you need to know how to ace that work-new baby balance.

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November /
Friday
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Missed call kar dena...

An Israeli-made malware program was used to infiltrate the phones of human rights lawyers and journalists in India. Indian tigers are stressed by unbridled tourism. Also in the Informer: A lifesaving list of clothing rentals.

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