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Story Posted on 02-07-2017


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Women, Cricket

No, Andy Roberts. Women don't make cricket 'sissy', they make it equal sport

The game is about skills, and so it will always be.


 |  SITREP  |  3-minute read
India-China Relations, Indian Army, Nathu La

Why Nathu La is a historic pass for India and China

It's the diplomats in New Delhi, Beijing and Thimphu who must ensure lasting peace.


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Same sex couples, LGBTQ, Germany

What India can learn from Germany legalising same-sex marriage

It's time we came out of our dark cave of criminalisation and persecution.


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GST, Star Wars, Narendra Modi

Darth Vader theme for Modi after GST speech: Is PM on the dark side?

Not the PM's first brush with Star Wars.


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Not In My Name, Mob violence, Junaid Khan

BJP is lucky Gau Mata can't say Not In My Name

Here's a ready reckoner for those who can't make sense of what the beef is about.


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Policewoman, BJP, Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh government punishes woman cop for doing her job

Shreshtha Thakur, who arrested several BJP workers for creating a ruckus, has been transferred.


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Bearhug, India-US Ties, Donald Trump, Narendra Modi

What Modi got from Trump on his US visit apart from bear hugs

Optics matter in diplomacy and chemistry between leaders establish terms of engagement.


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Hinduism, Gay rights, LGBTQ, Section 377

What's stopping BJP from decriminalising homosexuality?

Nothing prevents the Hindu Right in India from reinventing itself.


 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Cricket, BCCI, Committee of Administrators, CoA

Why the Committee of Administrators really needs to get its act together

Instead of focusing on ‘fixing’ BCCI and state units, the CoA had started diplomacy talks with recalcitrant officials.