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Story Posted on 06-10-2015


 |  8-minute read
Preservation, Ganga Devi Mural, Heritage

How not to lose of what little is left behind

Eastern philosophy is about changing, living traditions but Western outlook prefers a stricter, pristine conservation.


 |  Panditry  |  6-minute read
Dadri Murder, Cow protection

Do we need a slut walk for cow protection?

How can you raise expectations on such an emotive issue and do nothing about it?


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Kashmir, Nawaz Sharif, Narendra Modi, India-Pak

Face it: PoK, not J&K, is the core dispute between India and Pakistan

The Modi government's policy must now be clear and consistent. Talks, yes. Terrorism, no.


 |  5-minute read
Achhe Din, Amitabh Bachchan, Narendra Modi, Tuberculosis

In Digital India, TB still makes public health care cough blood

It is perhaps prudent to mute national pride celebrations until tuberculosis in the country comes down.


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Instagram. Nudity, FreeTheNipple

Instagram doesn't want to #FreeTheNipple. Do you?

The Facebook-owned app is taking down images of women with the nip showing. But what about the arbitrariness of nudity laws?


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Google Nexus 5x, IPhone 6S

What choosing Apple iPhone 6S or Google Nexus 5X says about you

One is about being practical, the other about aspiration.


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Narendra Modi, Farmer Suicide

How I got a chance to ask Mr Modi about farmer suicides

23-year-old Devina Singh from Bangalore found support in the unlikeliest of manner.


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Narendra Modi, Sahitya Akademi Award, Nayantara Sahgal

Nayantara Sahgal on why she is returning her Sahitya Akademi award

The prime minister remains silent about this reign of terror.


 |  Quantum Leap  |  2-minute read
Greenhouse Gas, Climate change

How India can achieve its climate change goals

We now need real action on the ground to reduce emissions, not clever carbon accounting systems.


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Mohammad Akhlaq, Dadri Lynching

Why we mustn't stop outraging over Dadri 'beef' lynching

This was the first time India has seen and heard someone being killed over eating.