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Story Posted on 07-05-2017


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India-China Ties, Growth, Chinese Economy, Indian Economy

Because of Modi government, India can't match China's economic growth

Regional peace and internal stability have suffered a body blow under the BJP regime.


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Justice Verma panel, Indian Women, Leila Seth

A tribute to Aunty Leila Seth

For her wisdom, patience and sharp intelligence, I will always be grateful. I find that in this gratitude, I am not alone.


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Immunity, Resistance, Antibiotics, Superbugs

The power of words can change how we accept science

Sometimes it needs to scare us.


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Religion, God, Blasphemy, Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry is under police scanner for calling God an 'utter maniac'

The British comedian and actor is being investigated for 'blasphemy'.


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United States, Iraq War

The real reason wars never end

That is why we have Syria today. Heaven knows which country is next.


 |  Angiography  |  7-minute read
Hindutva, Nazism, RSS

RSS prescribing fair, tall ‘customised’ babies is dystopia in the womb

Nazism-inspired 20th century eugenics fused with Hindutva psychobabble is at the core of Sangh ideology.


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Women, Muslim personal law, Triple Talaq

Dear Muslim women: Don't stop at triple talaq. Go beyond divorce

The real battle is to correct labour and wage imbalances. Fight for inheritance and your right to work.


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Language, Discrimination, Disability

How we normalise abuse with language

Why else would rape lead to a 'loss of honour' unless the honour of a woman resided not in her character but in her genitals?


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Architecture, History, Hinduism, Temples

How temples tell stories from Mahabharata and Ramayana

In the ancient Indian context, narrative architectures have been widely adopted as a medium of storytelling.


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Gau Rakshaks, Narendra Modi, Vigilantism

Why Modi should be afraid of gau rakshaks

Unbridled vigilantism poses the gravest threat to PM’s vision. He must rein them lest it is too late.