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Story Posted on 18-09-2015


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Hinduism, Trimbakeshwar, Nashik Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela visit can make you reflect on life, death and salvation

The mundane, unperturbed fashion in which life carries on in a city bursting at its seams with faith, religion and spirituality is stunning.


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Pets, Cat and dog videos

Dog apologises to man, breaks the internet: Is happiness an aww fix?

It's the placebo effect of this 'digital caffeine'.


 |  The Other  |  5-minute read
Asaduddin Owaisi, Muslims, Narendra Modi, Bihar polls

In Modi's India, electoral politics be damned. Start with Bihar

It is time the liberal-secular political parties rejected short-term gains and fought what is essentially a war for survival.


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Terrorism, Nuclear Threat, Pakistan

Why Pakistan will always threaten India with a nuclear attack

Until Islamabad focuses on building its economy over a sustained period, its insecurity as a state is unlikely to go away.


 |  Below The Belt  |  3-minute read
Molestation, Rape, Crime Against Women

Where husbands rape wives: What if Mother Goddess could talk?

India needs to stand up for the wife.


 |  Beijing Diary  |  8-minute read
Stupa, Ashoka, China, Tibet

Tibetan monks paying a tribute to Ashoka Stupa in China is momentous

I travelled to Nangchen to witness this unique event, which underlined a lost link binding the histories of India, Tibet and China.


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Jazbaa, Tanu Weds Manu Returns, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Bring back 'old', 35-plus Aishwarya Rais in Bollywood

An actor is an actor, regardless of gender and age.


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Ramvilas Paswan, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Nitish Kumar, Bihar polls

Bihar elections will give birth to the big daddy of Pataliputra

Paswan-Manjhi and Lalu-Nitish tussles highlight their battle for survival.

FTII, Indrani Mukerjee, Meat Ban, Potcast

Vir Das sits on a pot and talks 'shit' on meat ban, Indrani, sensex and more

When he is in the bathroom, he will read the newspaper... and this utterly tacky stupidity is what comes out.


 |  Fashtag  |  3-minute read
Fashion, Disability

Model Rebekah Marine, born without a forearm, inspires us to rethink beauty

It is the women who have made their mark despite rejection who are the real role models.