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Story Posted on 05-05-2017

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, Baahubali, Baahubali 2

It's a shame casteist, feudal, vigilante Baahubali is India's biggest film

The notion of having been born with extraordinary talent is purely monarchical propaganda peddled by royalty, devoid of any scientific basis.

POLITICS

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Intolerance, UN Membership, Mukul Rohatgi, United Nations

When Modi govt mocked itself at UN by calling India a minority-friendly democracy

State repression shows that no layer of rhetoric, Digital India to Beti Bachao, can cover the ugly bigotry playing out in the country.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
New Development Bank, World Bank, Asian Development Bank

ADB celebrates 50 years, but there's a problem with development institutions

There are, however, new players in Asia to fuel development finance, such as New Development Bank and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

VOICES

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Delhi gangrape case, Nirbhaya gangrape case, Jyoti Singh, Nirbhaya Rape case

India can't hide its rape culture by hanging Jyoti Singh's murderers

Their swinging bodies will absolve us of our complicity, our vicious participation in the dastardly culture.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  5-minute read
Supreme Court, December 16 gangrape, Death penalty, Nirbhaya Rape case

Celebration of Nirbhaya verdict reveals India's new-found lynch-mob mentality

Expressions like 'rarest of the rare' are words that reveal our hypocrisy more than the gravity of a crime.

POLITICS

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VOICES

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Relationships, Marriage, Indian Women

Calling your mother-in-law your mother won't make it hum saath saath hain

Why are young women ready to take new people for their parents and struggle in a relationship that is supposed to be equal?

VARIETY

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Delhi Metro, Indians, Africans

Video of African woman stripping to protest inside Delhi Metro shows Indians at their lowest

Everyday commuter knows it's either a seat or your self-respect that you get to keep.

POLITICS

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Sangh Parivar, Beef politics, Hinduism

Did you know our Hindu ancestors ate beef?

Is the diet of our people going to be decided by quasi-religious and majoritarian reasons?

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Indian media, Eman Ahmed

From glory to PR nightmare: What the Eman Ahmed episode teaches us

There was utter disregard for the patient’s privacy in this case.