Veenu Sandhu

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Why do we have curfews for girls?

Why do we have curfews for girls?

Rediff.com16 May 2018

'Across several colleges and universities, the story is the same.' 'Generous timings for boys, early deadlines for girls,' says Veenu Sandhu.

Is Vitamin D deficiency India's new epidemic?

Is Vitamin D deficiency India's new epidemic?

Rediff.com6 Mar 2018

Our busy schedules, our living conditions where sunlight is often a luxury, pollution as also social mores that frown upon exposure are collectively responsible.

Of Indira, Of India!

Of Indira, Of India!

Rediff.com19 Nov 2017

'It is from her that present-day political stalwarts continue to draw lessons on testing the limits of Constitutional democracy, and whose slogans even her party's staunchest opponents imitate even after over 30 years of her death,' says Veenu Sandhu.

Let soldiers be soldiers, General Rawat

Let soldiers be soldiers, General Rawat

Rediff.com18 Nov 2017

'When the government says the army will make a bridge, what does it mean?' 'If this is not stopped here, then there is no telling where and for what all the army will be employed or deployed in the future,' says Veenu Sandhu

The Taj Mahal's love story returns!

The Taj Mahal's love story returns!

Rediff.com6 Nov 2017

Shiraz: A Romance of India, a 1928 Indo-British-German silent classic, will tell the epic tale once again. And you're invited.

The moustache is a poll issue in Gujarat

The moustache is a poll issue in Gujarat

Rediff.com26 Oct 2017

The moustache protest is the latest blot on the face of a nation that has failed to ensure even the safety of the Dalit community, says Veenu Sandhu.

Indian men think stalking women is normal

Indian men think stalking women is normal

Rediff.com19 Aug 2017

'The vehicles have evolved, the mindset hasn't. And it won't, not until boys are reformed to understand, imbibe and espouse the importance of consent,' says Veenu Sandhu.

He wants to celebrate the uniqueness of India

He wants to celebrate the uniqueness of India

Rediff.com9 Aug 2017

Siddharth Chauhan, winner of the Satyajit Ray Award

Expectant mothers, beware AYUSH advice!

Expectant mothers, beware AYUSH advice!

Rediff.com3 Jul 2017

'If we follow the advice of the AYUSH ministry 100 per cent, then the next generation will be stunted.'

The Half Truth

The Half Truth

Rediff.com19 May 2017

In this age of fake news, there are so many things I cannot say for sure anymore, says Veenu Sandhu.

In this office play is as important as work

In this office play is as important as work

Rediff.com12 May 2017

Veenu Sandhu visits the new Adidas office in Gurugram, which is cultivating a refreshing new sports culture among its employees.

Did Jinnah's marriage shape his politics?

Did Jinnah's marriage shape his politics?

Rediff.com3 May 2017

'If Ruttie had been alive, Jinnah would never have turned communal.'

'We should be posing tough questions to Pakistan'

'We should be posing tough questions to Pakistan'

Rediff.com26 Apr 2017

'They bluff and lie repeatedly and we swallow their lies.' 'Because we are soft and polite, we get into a mess of our own making.'

In which direction is India headed?

In which direction is India headed?

Rediff.com18 Apr 2017

'The Dancing Girl is only one of the many symbols they threaten today.' 'Our country is changing.' 'Elements that ought to have remained on the fringes have been handed power and control of a state on a platter.' 'With this, the party that persistently wooed us with its development agenda has arrogantly taken its mask off,' says Veenu Sandhu.

Monet, van Gogh, Degas: When the world's biggest artists came to India

Monet, van Gogh, Degas: When the world's biggest artists came to India

Rediff.com12 Apr 2017

The Drifting Canvas, a multimedia art exposition that is coming to India for the first time with digitised and animated works of 19th and 20th century artists, is offering a unique, immersive experience of art.

'I don't think a strike will sort doctors' problems'

'I don't think a strike will sort doctors' problems'

Rediff.com5 Apr 2017

Former AIIMS director Dr S K Kacker discusses the doctors' agitation in Maharashtra and West Bengal's crackdown on private hospitals with Veenu Sandhu.

Is India ready for a Poker Sports League?

Is India ready for a Poker Sports League?

Rediff.com5 Apr 2017

Come May, the Deltin Royale, which boasts of the country's largest poker room, will play host to India's first Poker Sports League.

Who stole the Indian Dream?

Who stole the Indian Dream?

Rediff.com10 Mar 2017

Instead of being a facilitator, each political formation has only tried to be an ATM for freebies, feels Veena Sandhu

Must read: A Hindu's battle to preserve Urdu!

Must read: A Hindu's battle to preserve Urdu!

Rediff.com24 Feb 2017

In four years, Rekhta has become the largest online repository for Urdu poetry and literature in the world, says Veenu Sandhu.

Must read: A Hindu's battle to preserve Urdu!

Must read: A Hindu's battle to preserve Urdu!

Rediff.com24 Feb 2017

In four years, Rekhta has become the largest online repository for Urdu poetry and literature in the world, says Veenu Sandhu.

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