Weekend Mega Linkfest: 14 December, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Inside Tesla’s Production Hell (Wired)

2019 looks like an open game now (Outlook)

Ten Messages for Modi (Media Crooks)

Technology: The Master of Games (Smithsonian)

Inside China’s global propaganda campaign (Guardian)

Bangladeshi Hindus: Living on the run (Swarajya)

The Life & Times of a Mossad Agent (SCMP)

Pakistan : Don’t surrender to mob rule (Pervez Hoodbhoy)

Where India quietly watches China at sea (ATimes)

Travelogue: Bhutan (Team BHP)

The bitter history of sugar (Madras Courier)

The Cult of K (Open)

100 years of B.K.S. Iyengar (Mint)

Danse Macabre (Great Bong)

Why Russia loved Raj Kapoor (BI)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: 07 December, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

The friendship that made Google huge (New Yorker)

Interview with Imran Khan (Washington Post)

A sloppy hatchet job on Modinomics (Anantha Nageswaran)

On Maratha Reservations (Caravan)

Reconsidering the Jewish American Princess (Vox)

Riots in France (New Yorker)

Seoul-Tokyo brawl (ATimes)

The inspiring story of a Maharashtra Farmer (BI)

Babur, Baburnama & Babri (Madras Courier)

Learning to be properly married (Mint)

Naturally Stupid (Media Crooks)

Metallica’s Whiskey (Esquire)

Travelogue: Iran (Daily O)

Mumbai Notebook (Anil Dharker)

Remembering George H W Bush (Mikhail Gorbachev)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: 30 November, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Hindu,Hinduer, Hinduest (Outlook)

Enter from third exit (Rahul Pandita)

The anti-India bias of Western Media (Minhaz Merchant)

Don’t fear the Congress party (Shashi Tharoor)

The Unified Theory of Ram Dass (GQ)

Anti-Semitism in France (Guardian)

The Military bases of Djibouti (ATimes)

Is WikiLeaks a Russian Front? (Atlantic)

Drive to Kachenjunga (Team BHP)

Rahul Gandhi’s Shiv Bhakti roots (Gossip Guru)

Me & Mrs. Obama (J Mathrubootham)

Raising a Bangladeshi family in Detroit (Brown Girl)

Emperor Jahangir & Guru Hargobind Singh (Madras Courier)

Death of a Missionary (Washington Post)

With Love from Chennai (DailyO)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: 22 November, 2018

Some off beat reads for the long weekend:

The Day of the Drone (Open)

How Facebook brought political trickery to Tech (NYTimes)

Mexico’s mass graves (Mens Journal)

Yemen & global warming (ATimes)

Trump’s love affair with Saudi Arabia (Atlantic)

Organised Crime in UK (Guardian)

Becoming Anne Frank (Smithsonian)

My letter to a nightclub (Brown Girl)

Piyush Goyal Vs Anil Ambani (Gossip Guru)

Nur & The Koh-i-Noor (MC)

Deng Xiaoping in France (SCMP)

The genius and patriot that was C V Raman (Ratnakar Sadasyula)

Not one fellow has new ideas (J Mathrubootham)

Mountaineering: A rescue at 8,000 metres (Mint)

Ayodhya Diary (HP)


Weekend Mega Linkfest: 09 November, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

The tragedy of Saudi Arabia’s War (NYTimes)

The wild, wild story of the MEK (Guardian)

Ram Mandir: Ab Nahi To Kab? (Swarajya)

Which way will Behenji go? (Rahul Pandita)

Inside Israels’ YAMAM (Vanity Fair)

Blasphemy, Pakistan’s New Religion (Mohammed Hanif)

Jose Mourinho’s last stand (ESPN)

DIY: Android Car Tracker (Team BHP)

Why Mughal Emperor Jahangir wanted to milk a lioness (HP)

What you can expect from today’s youth? (J Mathrubootham)

When Michael Jackson performed in Mumbai (Madras Courier)

The Blood Bath of Kodavas by Tipu Sultan (Readoo)

The Colonial State & India’s Gods (Manu Pillai)

The dark side of Langkawi (SCMP)

Remembering Iqbal (Dawn)