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Story Posted on 31-08-2015


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Indrani Mukherjea

Sheena Bora's murder and the curse of Inardnia

It is wrong to stereotype Indrani Mukherjea along feminine lines.


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Higher Education, Student unrest, Presidency University protests, FTII strike

The death of higher education in Modi and Mamata's India

In a neoliberal world in which students see themselves as buying their degrees, no one wants to rock the boat, as questioning the institution would devalue the degree itself.


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Olympics, Hs altham, Cricket history

Were French, not English the daddy of cricket?

It's no surprise then that the only time the sport was included in the Olympics in 1900, France played England in Paris.


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Smriti Irani, Narendra Modi, Rakhi Sawant

Rakhi Sawant's dream: Modiji replaces Smriti Irani with her

And other gems from the star.


 |  Angiography  |  4-minute read
US Presidential Elections, Kanye West

Kanye West for president: Why not, America?

If the best that the current crop of presidential aspirants can offer is Donald Trump, then 2020 might as well make Kim Kardashian the first lady.


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Vox Pop, Gender Equality, Women Rights, Feminism

Who's afraid of a feminist?

Equal rights or male bashing, Dilliwalas give their two-bits.


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Sonia Gandhi, Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Swabhiman rally

How not to organise a rally for Bihar polls

Four tips the Lalu-Nitish alliance could use to save its self respect.


 |  Quantum Leap  |  3-minute read
Free Speech, Bangladesh, Govind Pansare, MM Kalburgi

Kalburgi killing: Rational thinking and free speech are under attack in India

Fundamentalist forces chose the easy way out by gunning down the Kannada litterateur to reinforce intolerance.


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Gujarat riots 2002, Silicon Valley, Digital India , Narendra Modi

US academics slamming Modi ahead of Silicon Valley visit should be ashamed

Their open letter deserves to be ignored - but not before it's comprehensively rebutted.


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Hardik Patel, Modi, Patidar reservation

Has Hardik Patel made Modi lose his sleep?

Will the 22-year-old do to Modi what Anna did to Manmohan Singh - erode the credibility of his government?