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Story Posted on 29-07-2015

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Aarushi, Yakub Memon hanging, Police, Supreme Court

How Avirook Sen's book on Aarushi shook my faith in India's judicial system

I am not surprised the Supreme Court didn't come to Yakub Memon's rescue.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, ISIS, Taliban, Mullah Omar

Six things we need to know about Mullah Omar

Although the militant group repeatedly issued statements claiming to be coming from their chief, he has not been seen on any public platform since 2001.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Yakub Memon hanging

Why Yakub Memon's execution won't be miscarriage of justice

Our highest court of law has passed the verdict after analysing all the oral and documentary evidence against the convicted terrorist.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Death penalty, Yakub Memon

Hang Yakub: He's a terrorist, he deserves it

It is politically correct to be against capital punishment. But some consequences write themselves.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Missile Man, APJ Abdul Kalam

Why many hearts still beat for APJ Abdul Kalam

While the former president's contributions to defence and space development stole the limelight, his work on low-cost stents for heart patients is equally adorable.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Ramon Magsaysay Award 2015, Sanjiv Chaturvedi

Why this year's Magsaysay winner will put Modi sarkar to shame

The foundation's award to Sanjiv Chaturvedi, an upright civil servant who exposed corrupt politicians, has stunned the administration into silence.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  3-minute read
Yakub Memon hanging, APJ Abdul Kalam, Death penalty

When a lynch mob pays its tributes

In Kalam and Memon, two theatres of death serve as tactile allegories for our nation.

LIFE

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Ageing, Skin care

A few skin care tips to make ageing blush with fear

In order to repair something, you need to know how it breaks down.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Death penalty, Pranab Mukherjee, 1993 Mumbai Blasts, Yakub Memon

Should Yakub Memon be hanged? Judgements pass on Twitter

The Supreme Court has said there was no procedural lapse in the formation of the curative bench which had earlier this month rejected his appeal.

POLITICS

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UK, Koh-i-Noor

10 things to know about the Koh-i-Noor and why India wants it back

The incredible diamond has travelled from one ruler to another, before finally finding its current place of rest, among the Crown Jewels in London.