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Story Posted on 28-11-2014


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Congress, 2G Scam, BJP, Arun Jaitly

New law makes appointments of CBI chiefs murkier

The ambiguity over choosing the top watchdog has the Opposition fuming.


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Gudia, Love Jihad, Meerut Gangrape

How rape is only the beginning of a victim's nightmare

Next time we demand justice for women survivors of crimes, we must mandatorily ask for better rehabilitation.


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Delhi, Music festival, NH7 Weekender

Tech tips for surviving the Bacardi NH7 weekender

Make life simpler at the country's biggest music festival using these apps and devices.


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Cricket, Philip Hughes

We all grieve for Phil Hughes, but stop calling cricket a dangerous game

Even when he was battling for his life, the Aussie batsman would never have wanted cricket to come to a standstill.


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Smartphone, Tinder, Apps, Dating

Ten things I learnt from dating apps

From stumbling upon older women to people who have a hard time describing themselves, dating via apps is not as straightforward as it might seem.

SAARC, Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi, Indo-Pak Relations

India-Pakistan: Friendship from backside only

Our cartoonist sketches the landscape of Indian politics with his wicked pen.


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Congress Party, Rahul Gandhi

Why Rahul Gandhi needs to give the Angry Young Man act a rest

The Congress vice-president should find a new cause for himself, instead of resorting to pique like he did at the demolished slum in South Delhi this week.


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Infidelity, Domestic Violence, Divorce, Marital Rape

Who is the Indian housewife: Slut or saint?

Marriage is not just about the sex, at least not in India. Look at our serials. Films. It's the Sita syndrome everywhere.


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Violence against women, Badaun Rape

Badaun rape: It's always the woman's fault

The CBI report leaves many questioned unanswered. How did the girls climb a tree that high? What drove them to take their lives?


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HRD Ministry, Shiv Sena, Iraq, Aligarh Muslim University

Making sense of breaking stories

Short analysis of the day's leading developing headlines.