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Story Posted on 18-06-2015

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, International Yoga Day, RSS, Yoga

Is Modi's real motive behind Yoga Day on June 21 to honour RSS founder?

The date is not simply the longest day of the year in northern hemisphere, as the PM has said. It also coincides with the death anniversary of KB Hegdewar.

POLITICS

 |  It Could Happen to You  |  3-minute read
Minal Modi, Lalit Modi

How our suspicions of Lalit Modi made us cruel about his wife's cancer

Beyond all the bluff and bluster, there lurks in the man's life an enemy that's smart, relentless and hard to beat: Minal's illness.

POLITICS

 |  1-minute read
Arvind Kejriwal, Rishwat Bandh, Corruption, AAP ad

Why new AAP ad is being called sexist

Delhi government's 'Rishwat Bandh' TV commercial shows a middle class housewife trying to cope with rising expenses and finding hope in CM Kejriwal.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Beef Ban, Cruelty To Animals, Vegetarianism

Banning meat is not Hindutva propaganda. Being veg is the future

Vegetarianism, simply put, is not so much about a mythical golden age in the past but about the present and the future.

POLITICS

 |  12-minute read
Indian Army, Northeast, NSCN, Manipur Ambush

How to be good Indian racist and alienate Northeast

In an age of sensationalist news, the region is 'sexy', it has everything - corruption, violence, ethnic clashes, terrorism, drugs, AIDS.

POLITICS

 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Uttar Pradesh, Mother Dairy, Maggi

Four reasons why milk can't go the Maggi way

The Mother Dairy episode seems to be the beginning of another case of food brand versus bureaucrat politics.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Yulin Dog Meat Festival, Gadhimai Festival, StopYulin2015

Why China's sickening slaughterfest of dogs must be banned

The screams of the condemned animals are deafening, piercing, until they succumb. Higher the adrenaline levels, tastier the meat.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  2-minute read
Narendra Modi, Indira Gandhi, Emergency, LK Advani

Why Advani's Emergency fears sound less a lament, more a threat

The forces that he declares are stronger now were equally as potent in the 1980s and early 1990s.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Vasundhara Raje, Lalit Modi, Sushma Swaraj, Emergency

Three good reasons why Advani made Emergency remark

The senior BJP leader has been sulking ever since he was replaced by Narendra Modi as the party's prime ministerial candidate in June 2013.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Narendra Modi, Vasundhra Raje, Digvijaya Singh, Sushma Swaraj

Why Digvijaya Singh believes RSS is next on Modi's target

The Congress leader in a series of tweets, asked if celebrating International Yoga Day on June 21 is a way of remembering death anniversary of RSS founder.