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Story Posted on 05-06-2016

POLITICS

 |  10-minute read
Triple Talaq, Uniform Civil Code, Islam

Reform Muslim personal laws, but spare the clerics

We rarely see outrage when non-Muslim women file cases under the anti-dowry law or Domestic Violence Act.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, India-Afghanistan ties, Salma Dam

Why the Salma Dam in Afghanistan matters to India

Through this project in a province where Sufism originated, India has finally offered 'guru dakshina' to the messengers of peace.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, BJP, Rahul Gandhi, Congress

Congress desperately needs to reinvent itself

India's grand old party needs to be careful of the tricks of the Sangh Parivar.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Africa, Racism, Racial Attacks

Indians are racist, but Africans not nice either

This is just another Third World country for them where the cops are easy to bribe and drugs are easy to get.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Nuclear Bomb, NSG, NYT

NYT ran an ignorant editorial attacking India's NSG claims

New Delhi has been a responsible nuclear power and has a positive record on non-proliferation.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Women Empowerment, IOC, Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani

Nita Ambani's nomination to IOC is a shame

Her only claim to fame is that she is the wife of the richest man in the country.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Shiv Sena, Ram Vriksh Yadav, Mathura Violence

Masculine public space and the rise of 'sena culture'

Till politicians can't look beyond the vote bank, cult leaders will continue to prosper and flourish.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Ram Vriksh Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav, Mathura Violence

UP government may have faked Mathura violence kingpin Ram Vriksh's 'death'

It would seal many doors that could have exposed the Swadheen Bharat Subhash Sena chief's conduits that kept him far above the law.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
Radhe Ma, Rahul Gandhi, Tata Nano, Humour

Your horrorscope for June, 2016

Don't believe the truth.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Book Extract, US Presidential Elections, Donald Trump

Why Donald Trump's charm is working on America

[Book extract] The US Republican president frontrunner understands that even while people may suspect the economic game is rigged to favour the rich, they still want to be rich themselves.