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Story Posted on 28-03-2015


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United States, Winter, Seasons

Requiem for New York City winter

It reminded me of a kitel, the white garment worn by Jewish men on the high holidays, a visual signifier of the forgiveness God will hopefully grant them for their sins.


 |  Paper work  |  9-minute read
CBFC, Homosexuality, Shreya Singhal, Censorship

Now CBFC bans film on lesbians. Why censorship picks on cinema

The urgent need of the hour is a Shreya Singhal like action to update the Cinematograph Act.


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Arvind Kejriwal, Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, AAP

Aam Aadmi Party crisis: Everyone feels betrayed, I feel relief

A default of belief in any politician or party is dangerous for citizen rights.


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Bhagavad Gita, Ramnavmi

The joy of Ram Navmi celebrations

The importance of Lord Rama - his avatar and name.


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Jammu and Kashmir, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

How Mufti can stop Kashmir from going the Pakistan way

Does the J&K chief minister want to take Kashmiris close to the killings fields of Pakistan, NWFP and Afghanistan?


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Arvind Kejriwal, AAP

Aam Aadmi Party stands compromised today

Its credibility and goodwill have begun to dissipate and this could prove to be costly for the party in the long term.


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Balochistan, Pakistan

Did Nehru reject Baloch ruler’s accession request?

The Baloch state of Kalat wanted to be free or linked to Afghanistan, Iran or India - but never to Pakistan.

Team India, Cricket World Cup 2015

So what we lost the Cricket World Cup 2015? Come on India

This video by Saattvic wants you to take two minutes to consider how important that loss actually was.


 |  Crossbar  |  5-minute read
Maharashtra, Cattle, Beef Ban

#BeefBan: How Modi has done a disservice to the cow and economy

If RSS insists on championing more and more stringent laws against cow slaughter, the market economy will hit back by making bovine animals unwanted.


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Homosexuality, Section 377

Section 377: Is homophobia a result of hurt Indian sensibilities?

Supporters of criminalisation of homosexuality say seeing same sex couples hurts their sensibilities rooted in the Indian family system.