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Story Posted on 18-11-2016


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Indian media, Journalism

What being a German journalist in an Indian newsroom feels like

What are they applauding for?


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Board Exams, Kashmir Valley

Kashmiri students showed ultimate courage by taking Board exams

Let's not politicise the issue.


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Book Extract, Hindu mythology, Alexander the Great

What Alexander the Great learnt from a Hindu ascetic

[Book extract] For long have Europeans retold Indic mythologies. It is time for Indians to reverse the gaze.


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Feminism, Melania Trump

Hey feminists, if Melania doesn't mind her nude pictures, why do you?

Was she forced to do the photo-shoot? Was she underage, trafficked, held captive?


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Demonetisation may be problematic, so is this racist cartoon

Hemant Morparia's 'Meanwhile in Nigeria' is wrong on many levels.


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Black Money, Narendra Modi, Demonetisation

Is it Santa Claus or I-T officer? Demonetisation has changed my life

I hope Paytm will give cash back on bribes paid.


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Demonetisation, Black Money

Those hailing demonetisation are only fooling themselves

Most Indians lack the means to use cashless alternatives, irrespective of the desire to do so.


 |  Miscellany  |  6-minute read
Films, Aids, LGBT rights, Holding the Man

Why I strongly recommend you watch Holding the Man

A tale about love, homosexuality and AIDS like no other is now available on Netflix.


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Narendra Modi, Surgical strike, Demonetisation

I really enjoy Modi's magic, but he's overdoing it

The BJP does not seem to have learned the most obvious lesson from the downfall of UPA-II.


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Human Rights, Balochistan, Pakistan

Pakistan's backyard is bloodied with human rights' crimes

Unless a whip from international quarters is cracked, the common Pakistani will continue to suffer custodial torture and deaths.