EXPRESS FIVE: Stories to read before you leave for office
- Rajnath Singh does a Sonia Gandhi, meets top Shia clerics in Lucknow
- Gandhi vs Gandhi: Priyanka slams Varun, says LS poll not a family tea party
- Supreme Court grants recognition to transgenders as third category of sex
- SC rejects Kejriwal's plea to stay trial in defamation case filed by Kapil Sibal's son
- Modi equates Rahul with kids, says âtoffeeâ has caught his fancy after âballoonâ
From today we give you the best of The Indian Express stories on a platter. Read them and you would be ready to take on the day.
1. 'When I tried to move away, he kissed my arm, repeated he loved me... Asked me to share room'
'Is this how you would treat your daughter, My Lord?' The Additional Solicitor General asks as she shares what the law intern who has accused ex-SC judge A K Ganguly of sexual harassment told a court panel. Read more...
2. In the year since gangrape, silence around sexual assault shattered
Amrita Dutta looks at how in the year since the December 16 gangrape, the many unfreedoms of Indian women, long ignored by the political class, were red-flagged. The questions about women's safety raised on Delhi's streets have prompted new laws and a scrutiny of the patriarchal underpinnings of Indian life. The silence around sexual violence has been shattered. Read more...
3.OPINION: Compromise is no crime
Sanjaya Baru explains why the Aam Aadmi Party should realise that politics is the art of the possible, more so in the coalition era. "And, as any student of politics knows, coalitions require compromise. Compromise is not a crime," he writes. Read more...
4.BUSINESS: Fliers from Kolkata, Chennai airports to pay high user fees
Even as the government auditor has cribbed at the high cost of constructing Delhi and Mumbai airports, it has approved a far higher set of costs for the government-run Kolkata and Chennai airports, but which will have to be borne by the passengers. Read more...
5.SPORT: Indian cricket's apartheid story
- Modi wave is a myth, says Siddaramaiah
- In Mandya, discordant notes in show of Cong unity
- ‘Fakir’ Jankar takes on Pawar might in battle against ‘dynasty’
- Ballot paper in Braille to help blind persons cast their vote
- AAP volunteer attacked
- 64-year-old fights for Punjabi language, gets little support from political parties