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POLITICS

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Supreme Court, 2019 Lok Sabha elections, scst atrocities act, reservation in promotion

SC's ruling on SC/ST job promotions could prove to be a game changer for the BJP in 2019

With its Hindutva votebank in place, BJP's pitch for SC/ST votes could still provide it a fighting change to beat a not so united Opposition in 2019.

POLITICS

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Love Jihad, BJP, Communal Polarisation, meerut police

Police Vs Love Jihad: Meerut cops suspended for thrashing, abusing student. But they were only doing their 'duty'

UP police have shown cops are not above the bigotry of those they are meant to protect. And serve.

POLITICS

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Mamata Banerjee, TMC, BJP, bengal bandh

Bengal Bandh: No matter what the TMC govt says, September 26 was not an ordinary day

The roads were less crowded, commuters were given sweets for stepping out. What is ‘normal’ about this?

POLITICS

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Mahagathbandhan, BSP-SP combine, bahujan samaj party, mayawati-ajit jogi

Is Mayawati overestimating herself or is she under BJP pressure?

Political analysts view Mayawati’s move as a blow to the much-speculated mahagathbandhan.

VARIETY

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Asian Games, Acid attack, laxmi agarwal, santhi soundarajan

No, Indians don't care. The state of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal shows we have no real values

Once celebrated, the survivor has no money as she has been jobless for over a year now. But do we really care? No.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping, China, BJP, Bhutan, Doklam, thimphu

Why Bhutan's 2018 general election results could concern India

A change in guard at Thimphu could mean a pro-China tilt. As such, India needs to retain its primacy in Bhutan's foreign policy priorities.

POLITICS

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BSP, Mayawati, Bhim Army, chandrashekhar

Churn in Uttar Pradesh Bahujan politics: Options ahead for Mayawati, Chandrashekhar

The Bhim Army is a threat to the BSP chief. But joining hands with Chandrashekhar has its own pitfalls.

VARIETY

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Terrorism, Mahatma Gandhi, Non-violence, extremism

Remembering Gandhi's message in times of violent extremism

Violence is one of the biggest challenges facing our society today.

SPORTS

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Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri, Indian Cricket, Rohit Sharma

Can Rohit Sharma replace Virat Kohli as a captain?

Captain Sharma may be impressive but India will benefit more if captain Kohli marries success.