Mega Linkfest: 17 May, 2019

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Why Polarization is not evil (Manu Joseph)

On ‘Hindu Terror’ (Makarand Paranjape)

Awakening Bharat Mata (Swapan Dasgupta)

Bengal 2019 is a warm up (Indrani Bagchi)

The Battle of Sirhind (Harpreet)

Who killed Olof Palme? (Guardian)

Baijiu in America (SCMP)

The most dangerous man in the world (ATimes)

Profile: Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (BI)

Why the writing in GOT Season 8 feels off (Wired)

A Letter to Ruskin Bond (K Vijayakrishnan)

Calicut & the discovery of Brazil (LHI)

A Warrior King and a goat’s eyes (Manu Pillai)

The truth about the French Fry (BBC Travel)

Obituary: I M Pei (L A Times)

Linkfest: 17 May, 2019

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Markets can crash if Modi doesn’t come (BS)

The road ahead for Tata Chemicals (MC)

Indigo Founders seek safe landing (Mint)

Hindujas may board Jet Airways (ET)

Power Discoms in trouble (OB)

My Uber Story (Financial Samurai)

Disclosing Jewelry, Cash in tax returns (Rediff)

Realistic personal finance hacks (Morgan Housel)

The “Wealthy” threshold in America is $2.3 Million (Zero Hedge)

Crypto Spring? (A VC)