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Story Posted on 04-02-2017


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Assembly elections 2017, Punjab Polls, WhatsApp

For masses, it's WhatsApp in elections, national or regional

It's the app that I found was bringing Majha, Doaba, Malwa and the Punjabi diaspora together.


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Tribal Rights, Madhya Pradesh, Pardhis

Why Madhya Pradesh's Pardhi tribe has been homeless for 9 years

The 400-odd nomadic tribe has been waiting for an apathetic administration to treat them as human beings.


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Arun Jaitley, E Ahamed, Union Budget 2017

10 reasons government must come clean on E Ahamed's death

Let ordinary citizens judge for themselves who is playing politics over the Congress leader's death.


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Assembly elections 2017, BJP, Akhilesh Yadav, Rahul Gandhi

Why Rahul Gandhi's Bhatta Parsaul buddy is fighting UP polls on a BJP ticket

Former Congress member Dhirendra Singh joined Modi's election army in January 2017.


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Akanksha Foundation, CEO, Teach For India, Shaheen Mistri

Working at Teach For India has been a life changing experience

Think of a TFI fellowship as an alternative MBA with multi-dimensional advantages.


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Kamal Haasan, JusticeforNandhini, Rape, Dalit

How the news of this Dalit girl's rape and murder in Tamil Nadu went unheard

Unlike Jallikattu, there were no placards, no protests demanding justice for the victim.


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Love Jihad, UP elections, Amit Shah, Anti-Romeo Squad

Why is Amit Shah going after Romeos in UP for women's safety?

Unfamiliarity with the opposite sex, instead of a feeling of camaraderie and friendliness, can surely only increase hostility, not lessen it.


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Terror, India, Pakistan, China

Is China rethinking its terror double-game?

It is hard to say so definitely but there are certainly hints of at least some unease at its current stand.


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Slash, Axl Rose, GNR, Guns n roses

What it was like watching Guns N' Roses live, united after all these years

Going by the name of the tour — 'Not in this lifetime' — I don’t think they themselves believed they would.


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Punjab Polls, Assembly elections 2017, Punjab

Now voting: Punjab is witnessing a political churn

An erstwhile maharaja, a 90-year-old CM and a new entrant are fighting it out to wrest control of the state.