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POLITICS

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Supreme Court, Right to Privacy, Aadhaar card

Aadhaar violates privacy: How SC advocate demolished government's defence

Shyam Divan was appearing for one of the petitioners who has challenged the constitutionality of government’s decision to make UID mandatory for filing I-T returns.

SPORTS

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RCB, Virat Kohli, IPL 2017

IPL 2017: How Virat Kohli can lead a bunch of fallen men

RCB’s next few matches could give us a peak into his powers as a leader. It could be both rewarding and ruinous.

VARIETY

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Supreme Court, Right to Privacy, Aadhaar

Aadhaar-PAN mandatory link is about government wanting to make Indians virtual slaves

Senior advocate Shyam Divan in SC explained how the biometrics-based identity encroaches into and criminalises unassailable civil liberties.

POLITICS

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Democracy, Turkey Coup Attempt, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Hard-hitting questions Indian media must ask Erdogan when he meets Modi

Journalists must ask Turkey's president how he claims to have advanced his country's democracy, when facts suggest otherwise.

ART & CULTURE

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Baahubali, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion

Why Baahubali 2's success will be a turning point in Indian cinema

It will inspire filmmakers to take up bigger challenges and make films as grand in scale and execution as Hollywood.

ART & CULTURE

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Gulzar, Amish Tripathi, JLF2016

When Gulzar cleared his throat and JLF went ecstatic

Highs and lows of Jaipur Literature Festival day four.

POLITICS

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Middle East, 1916: A Global History, Keith Jeffery, ISIS

Sunni-Shia conflict and rise of ISIS have roots in the First World War

Keith Jeffrey's new book cogently shows how 1916 was the beginning of the end of Western dominance.

LIFE

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POLITICS

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Islam, Pakistan, ISIS, Islamophobia

Inviting ISIS home: India should stay away from European Islamophobia

The problem of Islam in the Middle East is peculiar to the region.

POLITICS

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Mayawati, Narendra Modi, UP elections, Bihar polls

Modi might have lost UP elections already

In Bihar, the BJP was at least in the race to the throne, but Uttar Pradesh may not be so merciful.