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Story Posted on 06-03-2017


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Assembly elections 2017, UP Assembly Polls

10 ways UP poll campaigning will never be the same again

Only time will tell if the janta have voted on the basis on development — or if caste politics will prevail.


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Narendra Modi, BJP, Uttar pradesh elections 2017

Rajdeep Sardesai on why winning UP could lend Modi momentum for 2019

The aggressive campaign that PM has done in Varanasi might pay off for BJP.


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Blind faith, Films, Silence, Martin Scorsese

Why Martin Scorsese's Silence is the film of our times

It shows people are willing to give their lives to God even when the priests expect them to suffer.


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Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh polls, Assembly elections 2017

Why Vajpayee would be disappointed with Modi

The responsibility for converting public discourse during the Uttar Pradesh poll campaign into personal attacks never seen earlier squarely lies with the PM.


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Meme, Liberalism, US Elections 2016, Internet

'This is the future the liberals want' is the meme we need

Now, there's a war cry against the edgelords who try to decide for others why being progressive and liberal is toxic.


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Bollywood Music, Ravi Shankar Sharma

Celebrating Bollywood's most underrated musician Ravi (of Babul Ki Duyaen fame)

No Indian wedding used to be complete without at least two songs of the maestro who died five years ago.


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Controversy, Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar

Karan Johar saying Kangana Ranaut is playing 'victim' is also sexism

KJo would have been more appreciated had he responded to her jibes on his show rather than reacting now.


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Indian Army, Lance Naik Roy Mathew

Lance Naik Roy Mathew is not the first victim of scoop-hungry journalism

I fail to understand the legitimacy of press freedom when it jeopardises national or an individual's security.


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Academics, Delhi University, St Stephen's College

Ex St Stephen's principal explains why he's sick of the college

I call upon the management to stand up to the hour.


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Uttar Pradesh polls, Assembly elections 2017, Mayawati

Don't write Mayawati off - she may be the dark horse this UP election

The turnout at her meetings was huge and the response energetic.