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Story Posted on 15-08-2016


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Independence Day, ABVP, Amnesty International, Sedition

Amnesty International India on facing sedition charges

This is the statement issued by the Bangalore-based Indian branch of the NGO.


 |  Angiography  |  8-minute read
Hindutva, Sangh Parivar, Independence Day, Narendra Modi

From Swaraj to Surajya: How Modi's I-Day speech assaulted democracy

Self-rule is the bedrock of a democratic republic. 'Good rule' is subject to interpretation, but is usually majoritarian technocratic hogwash.


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Kashmir, Independence Day, Pakistan, Narendra Modi

How Modi's Pakistan policy changed since his first Independence Day speech

It seems the PM has finally run out of patience.


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Olympics, Rio 2016

Chinese Olympic diver's winning proposal on stage will melt your heart

Love is in the air at Rio.


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China, Dalai Lama, Tibet

Talking China and Dalai Lama over momos with a Tibetan refugee in Paris

He is grateful to the Indians and calls Dharamsala home.


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Economy, Baba Ramdev, Patanjali

No economic freedom in Ramdev's Patanjali

It sells a concept couched in the deceptive language of upholding Swadeshi.


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Twitter, 70th Independence Day

70 tweets that celebrate the spirit of India in all its glory and contradictions

Happy Independence Day.


 |  Wild Ways  |  4-minute read
Adivasis, Independence Day

There are many Indias within India, and each has a different idea of freedom

The occasional absence of purpose also liberates us.


 |  Hello, Health  |  10-minute read
Exercise, Healthy Diet

70 health tweaks to get independence from sickness forever

Please dump the idea that giving up carbs is the escalator that'll take you to Thinland!


 |  Another Tangent  |  4-minute read
Dipa Karmakar, Rio Olympics 2016

Rio 2016: Take a bow, Dipa Karmakar. You made India proud

Hope the country doesn't disappoint its brave sportspersons when our contingent goes to Tokyo in 2020.