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Story Posted on 06-02-2016

POLITICS

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Telangana Rashtra Samithi, KTR, KCR, Greater Hyderabad municipal elections

Hyderabad gives thumbs up to KCR and son

With TRS win, Congress, BJP and TDP have been left badly bruised and reduced to single digits in the recently conducted municipal elections.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
India-Pakistan Relations, Gulzar, Urdu Literature, Intizar Hussain

Gulzar's tribute to Intizar Hussain, chronicler of lost love between India and Pakistan

Literary figures should be revered the way he was venerated, because they are above boundaries.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
BJP, Smriti Irani, Dalits, Rohith Vemula

Rohith Vemula: BJP-RSS fuelled his death. Now they are mocking it

We must fight against casteism, an awful stain on our democracy. Until then, we ourselves will not be free.

HUMOUR

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MS Dhoni, Irfan Pathan, Cricket, IPL

IPL auction: Why is Irfan Pathan’s father furious?

Don’t ask!

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Pulp Pit  |  3-minute read
Bollywood, Sunny Deol, Ghayal Once Again

Ghayal Once Again is Sunny Deol's thank you note to fans

The sequel seems disinterested in probing deep to understand complexities that may define the current socio-political scenario.

POLITICS

 |  Miscellany  |  4-minute read
Homosexuality, Children, Child sexual abuse, Section 377

Section 377: Being gay does not make you a child molester

In their fight for equality, homosexuals need to come out strongly against sexual abuse of children also.

ART & CULTURE

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Bollywood, Section 377, LGBT rights, Carol

Can Bollywood take a bold leap like Carol in showing LGBT love?

In India, homosexuality is used to perpetuate stereotypes or as a source ludicrous humour.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Pulp Pit  |  3-minute read
Quantico, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Hollywood

Priyanka in Quantico, Deepika in xXx3: Why Hollywood is hot for Indian actors

Brown is the new black, it seems.

POLITICS

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Women Health, Female Feticide, Sex Determination, Maneka Gandhi

Maneka Gandhi: What's sex got to do with it?

Let's not forget the trauma and fear most of the pregnant women in India already live under.