Variety Opinion News – Daily O

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Eve Teasing, Lucknow, Anti-Romeo Squads

Diary of a Lucknow girl: A sexual harasser's paradise

It's not a surprise that the anti-Romeo squad has got a thumbs-up from the common citizen.

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Privacy, MS Dhoni, Aadhaar

Leaked private details of MS Dhoni show how insecure Aadhaar can be

Data breach in case of an affected VVIP cricketer has been officially addressed, but what about thousands of poor betrayed by UIDAI?

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Greater Noida, Afrophobia, Nigerians, Racism

Racist attack on African students in Greater Noida is both sad and hypocritical

As black students share clips of violence, placards saying ‘Nigerian-free Noida’ have been reportedly seen.

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President of India, RSS, Mohan Bhagwat

Readers tell us whether Mohan Bhagwat should be India’s next president

When you can make Modi the PM and Yogi the CM, what's wrong with the RSS chief?

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New Currency, Rs 2000, Mann ki Baat, Demonetisation

Is it time to say goodbye to Rs 2,000 note?

It's up to none other than Prime Minister Modi to decide.

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Afrophobia, Africans, Indian

Accusing Nigerians of cannibalism exposes the ugly Indian truth

Racial discrimination is just another manifestation of the deep-entrenched prejudice in the country.

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Hindutva, Assamese tradition, NamamiBrahmaputra

The problem of selective exclusion in Assam's #NamamiBrahmaputra

It is a patronising, Hindutva-heavy fantasia, a series of images that add up to mainland India’s fantasy of the river.

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Power outage, Environment, Earth hour

Why should we care about Earth Hour when we have power cuts?

While we care for the environment, turning the lights off just doesn’t have the same thrill of novelty it does in the first world.

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Salman Rushdie, Nicolas Sarkozy, Shah Rukh Khan, Conclave 17

Why beautiful bright women fall for influential toads

I wonder if it’s the same for powerful women — do they scare or attract?