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Firecracker ban, Smokeless Diwali, Air Pollution, Delhi

Was SC's ban on firecracker sale in Delhi-NCR successful?

Reports suggest 2017 was Delhi’s cleanest Diwali in three years, but air pollution is still there.

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Diwali, Ayodhya, Ravana, Ram

For one region in Uttarakhand, Diwali is still a month away

Since the mountainous region of Jaunsar-Bawar is far away, it is believed the news of Lord Ram's conquest over Ravana reached late.

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Demonetisation, GST, Uttar Pradesh, Firecrackers

GST Kaala Saanp, Notebandi Anars prove firecracker traders won't forgive or forget politicians

Politics and government policies, even in the form of firecrackers, always manage to burn a hole in the public’s pocket.

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Goddess Kali, Firecrackers, Cow, Diwali

How a cow saved our Diwali

Well, a battle stole our Diwali and a cow returned it. That she wasn't black is a family secret.

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Slut-shaming, Polyamory, Polyamoury, Consent

Indian men slut-shamed a woman for polyamoury because how dare she make sexual choices

For the uninitiated, it is the practice of engaging in multiple sexual relationships with each partner consenting to the arrangement.

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Twitter Trolls, Patriarchy, Sexism, Malala Yousafzai

Malala trolled for sporting jeans as male gaze ignores a woman's message, again

For patriarchy, the easiest way to discredit what a woman is saying is by reducing her to the 'honour' of a community.

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BJP MLAs, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Sex Determination, Female Feticide

BJP MLAs don't want doctors conducting sex-determination test arrested. Give them PM Modi's memo

Is the slogan 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' of consequence to these ruling party legislators?

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Swadeshi, Global fashion, Indian supermodels, Fashion

This Diwali, let's celebrate the success of our swadeshi supermodels

India Today cover story explores how Indians are making it to the very top of world fashion.