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Story Posted on 22-01-2016


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Dalit, University of Hyderabad, Rohith Vemula

Rohith Vemula suicide: Raising Dalit voice inside a 'Brahmin stronghold'

'Discrimination' is the catchword. No doubt, it exists.


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Jaipur Literature Festival 2016, Margaret Atwood, JLF2016

7 nuggets of wisdom from Margaret Atwood, the writers' writer

At JLF 2016, the Canadian literary superstar spoke on zombie governments, Game of Thrones and the power of dystopian fiction.


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Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji Files

What surprises will Netaji files hold for us?

We have never been this close to finding out.


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Dalits, Arvind Kejriwal, Smriti Irani, University of Hyderabad

Sad how politicians have reduced Rohith Vemula to his Dalit identity

They have already forgotten his last words, it seems.


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Narendra Modi, Pradhan mantri fasal bima yojana, Agrarian crisis

Fasal Bima Yojana is Modi's trump card to solve India's agrarian crisis

The government is aiming to raise the cover under the scheme to 50 per cent of the farming households.


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Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Baahubali

When Rana Daggubati tweeted the Baahubali of all matrimonial ads

Hearts flew and jokes rattled when the actor posted a marriage ad for Prabhas, his on-screen brother from the period fantasy.


 |  Gulp Fiction  |  3-minute read
Margaret Atwood, Jaipur literature festival, JLF2016

Can this be a controversy-free Jaipur Literature Festival?

Highs and lows of #JLF day two.


 |  Miscellany  |  4-minute read
The Unsuitable Boy, Karan Johar, Intolerance

Why Karan Johar's freedom of expression is the biggest joke

What 'the unsuitable boy' is asking for is really the freedom to espouse a privileged stance that is far from reality.


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Animals, Wildlife, Birdman, Ornithology

Salim Ali has a songbird named after him and it is the perfect tribute

We all learnt about our feathered friends from the 'Birdman's' books.


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Narendra Modi, RSS, BJP, Amit Shah

Only Amit Shah can ensure Modi remains boss of BJP

The party president is alleged to have systematically destroyed the consultative process of decision-making.