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Sartre, Paris Attacks, ISIS

Ghosts of ISIS and meeting Sartre in Srinagar Coffee House

As terror haunts refugees in Europe, here is hoping they have been able to carry relics from their homes to remember their past lives.


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ISIS, Paris Attacks, Islam

Stop glorifying Muslim victimhood

While there is enough discussion on Islamophobia, for instance, there is almost none on Kafirophobia.


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War on Terror, Saddan Hussein, Iraq, ISIS

The evening I met an Iraqi refugee (from Saddam’s army)

That he hated the US was clear. But he did not have great love for the former dictator either.


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Terrorism, Paris Attacks, ISIS

How big is ISIS' influence in India? Should we be worried?

With 150 people believed to be under intelligence agencies’ surveillance for alleged links, India Today TV gives you a special report.


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Hindus, Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal, Durga Puja Ban

Ban on Durga Puja: An assault on the core of Hindu civilisation [Part II]

This piece has been co-authored by Shanmukh, Saswati Sarkar and Dikgaj.


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BSP, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati, UP Polls

Why everyone is out wooing Mayawati

One thing is for sure: Nobody can win Uttar Pradesh without the BSP.


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Bihar, Nitish Kumar, Arvind Kejriwal, Lalu Yadav

Quid pro bro: When Kejriwal hugged Lalu and had everyone tearing up on Twitter

Social media went on a tizzy taking potshots at the 'anti-corruption crusader' when he shared the dais with the fodder-scam convict.


 |  Fashtag  |  4-minute read
James Bond, Hollywood, Fashion

From Ursula Andress to Léa Seydoux: How Bond Girl redefined sex symbol

Her changing looks have been in constant conversation with the larger social milieu.


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God, Philosophy, Spirituality

How my childhood friend found her god

Ishita has been asking herself: Is this a coincidence? Why does he come to me?


 |  Below The Belt  |  4-minute read
Spectre, Sanskari james bond, Censor Board

Indian censor board is sexually frustrated

How the land of Khajuraho and Kamasutra can be threatened by a simple smooch is truly beyond me.