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Story Posted on 02-07-2016


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UP Polls 2017, BJP, Muslim women, Uniform Civil Code

Uniform Civil Code is a ploy for BJP to flame UP ahead of polls

Sadly, issue of Muslim women facing continued repression from a patriarchal order will die another silent death.


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Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti

Controversially yours, Mehbooba Mufti

Is the J&K CM saying certain things to appease the BJP government in New Delhi, or is she just speaking from the heart?


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Constitution, Uniform Civil Code

Why is Congress against Nehru and Ambedkar's dream of Uniform Civil Code?

Ironically, it resists a vision to move the nation together - towards an equal, equitable, just and secular society.


 |  Metrosocial  |  4-minute read
1971 Bangladesh War, Islamic State, Bangladesh, Dhaka attack

Bangladesh is an old Islamist lab with new ISIS signboard

Dhaka attack is part of waves of wanton violence and genocide lashing the region for a century.


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Peter Mukerjea, Sheena Bora murder case

CBI has no evidence against Peter Mukerjea in Sheena Bora murder case

It will be worth waiting to see who comes out first - proof against Peter or the accused himself, out of the prison.


 |  Fashtag  |  4-minute read
Fashion, Homosexuality, Section 377, LGBT rights

The joy and beauty of Rainbow Pride

The biggest lesson from LGBT movement is the unabashed celebration of the self.


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IAF, Tejas

The challenges of inducting Tejas in IAF

It has been almost five decades since HF-24 Marut, the last homemade aircraft, entered the Indian Air Force.


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Uttarakhand floods 2013, Uttarakhand cloudburst

Uttarakhand cloudburst: Has the state not learnt any lessons from 2013?

Death of more than two dozen people due to flash floods leaves more unanswered questions over disaster preparedness in the hill state.


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Modi government, Subramanian Swamy

By attacking Modi, Swamy is making BJP's life insufferable

PM or no PM, the Rajya Sabha MP is now virtually on a warpath.


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Secularism, Minorites, Uniform Civil Code

Politics aside, equal India needs a secular and common civil code

But parties that profess to be secular and those who profess to oppose pseudo-secularism pander equally to religious obscurantists the most.