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Story Posted on 10-06-2016


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ISIS, Jihad, BJP, Assam

What BJP must do to counter jihadi threat in Assam

The saffron party's massive win in the state provides it a doorway for ushering a sea change in the Northeast.


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Indian Muslims, Uniform Civil Code, Triple Talaq

Triple talaq has no place in the Quran

It is regarded as a detestable sin by the foremost Muslim voices of the subcontinent.


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Censorship, CBFC, Udta Punjab

Filmmakers and artists slam censor, show solidarity with Udta Punjab

Dadasaheb Phalke awardee Gulzar along with others stress restricting the issue to a single film is a folly.


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Nilgais, Bihar government, Wildlife

Why save cows, but butcher the national bird?

Shooting the wild is like shooting part of our heritage.


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Nuclear Suppliers Group, Barack Obama, Modi in America

Modi’s US visit was a joke. That's what it was

Obama will be gone in January 2017 but he and his team will still be laughing at the vainglorious redneck from India.


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Amitabh Bachchan, APJ Abdul Kalam, 2017 Presidential Elections, Rajinikanth

Why BJP must choose Rajinikanth as India's next President

There are uncanny similarities between APJ Abdul Kalam and the 'Amitabh Bachchan of the South'.


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Freedom of Expression, Udta Punjab, Censorship

Rohan Sippy on Udta Punjab: Censorship not only kills ideas, it's bad business

The real problem is that people’s freedoms are being curbed - whether it is what they eat, what they watch, or what they think.


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Patriarchy, Delhi, Slut-shaming

Oh Delhi boy, I don't care how many whores you've slept with

If you ever find yourself in a car with one, check for guns in the glove box.


 |  Angiography  |  8-minute read
Right to Education, Corporate social responsibility, Bangalore, Urban poverty

How a coconut plucker changed a Malleswaram retiree for good

Here is a story of grinding urban poverty, defiant honesty and a budding friendship built on hope.


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Banking sector, NPA, Bad loans

5.80 lakh crore in bad loans: Let's pray for India's bleeding banks

A new IMF report states our public coffers are worse than the notoriously messy banking of China.