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Story Posted on 23-07-2016


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Kashmir, Burhan Wani, Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir's politics needs a revolution, not its youth

One would rather annoy New Delhi than leave the Valley's people with no other option but to espouse their cause with stones in hands and pellets in eyes.


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Indian artists, Modern Art, SH Raza

Modern art doyen Saiyed Haider Raza dies at 94

With the peerless artist's passing, the canvas of modern art will never be the same for India.


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Dera Sacha Sauda, Punjab, Sikhism

Why Deras are thriving in Punjab

Babas are better counselors than regular priests.


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Sports, Chess

How chess imitates life

It is much more than just a mind game.


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Jammu and Kashmir, Burhan Wani, Kashmir Siege

I'm a Kashmiri and a 'coward'. Whom do I fight for azadi?

A rage swells inside me. Yet I am afraid, truly afraid!


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Motherhood, Breastfeeding

When will breastfeeding in public become acceptable?

It’s downright absurd that you can’t feed your baby with any dignity except in your home, or behind closed doors.


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Militancy, Kashmir, Azadi

India needs a referendum more than Kashmiris do

Using force over the decades has only led to less and less legitimacy of Indian claims on Kashmir rather than more.


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Casteism, Dalits

Dalit anger is not new. India keeps caste alive and kicking

We should give up our false pretences and get real.


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Drug Addiction, Substance Abuse, Women

The horrors are worse for India's women addicts

Because it is a passive, deliberate honour killing India refuses to talk about.


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Life imprisonment, Tihar Jail

When one flew over Tihar Jail's walls

The blood on the walls and the impunity of those in power only become thicker as you move away from the capital.