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Human Rights Watch, Narendra Modi, Intolerance

Economic prosperity and religious intolerance can't co-exist: Wake up, Modi

Global NGO Human Rights Watch states the government has done little to implement the PM's promises.


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Donald Trump, Islam, Syrian refugee crisis, Xenophobia

Tabish Khair on why a rise in new xenophobia should terrify us

[Book review] The stranger is now allowed to remain a stranger, but prohibited from exhibiting difference.


 |  Wild Ways  |  6-minute read
Starbucks, Hauz Khas Village

Hauz Khas Village is dead. Welcome Starbucks

I have been looking for the mist of a village in the smog of Delhi.


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Section 377, Homosexuality, Sunny Leone

What do gays and Sunny Leone have in common?

Both sexism and homophobia reflect a larger societal trend and undermine fundamental rights.


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Tanzanian woman assault, Bangalore, Racism

Attack on Tanzanian student not because we're 'racist'

Do not turn a tragedy into food for a theory that only perpetuates racism instead of ending it.


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BJP, Food Security Act, MGNREGA, Narendra Modi

Is Modi turning poor-friendly?

In politics, perception is all that matters. Truth and logic hardly do.


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Rohith Vemula, Hyderabad Central University, Radhika Vemula

Rohith Vemula's mother paid the price for being Dalit

She has had serious health issues, but is still being ruthlessly put under the scanner to judge her caste status.


 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Yuvraj Singh, Shane Watson, IPL Auction

IPL auction: When Pawan Negi became bigger than Yuvraj Singh

The new Delhi Daredevils star turned out to be the richest Indian buy on Saturday, bagging Rs 8.5 crore.


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Airlift, Sonu Nigam, Narendra Modi, Kumbh mela

Everything wrong with India and why you can't help not love it

Our country seems a place where the sublime and the ridiculous combine together.