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Story Posted on 27-07-2017


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Indian Independence, Partition, Lord Mountbatten, Gurinder Chadha

How Gurinder Chadha's film shows all our heroes had feet of clay

Chadha's Independence is tinged by tragedy, as it was in reality, with 14 million displaced and one million dead.


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Acronyms, APJ Abdul Kalam, M Venkaiah Naidu

First Modi, now Kalam. Venkaiah Naidu, stop with the acronyms

NDA's vice presidential candidate loves his acronyms.


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Mughal Empire, Battle of Haldighati, Maharana Pratap, Akbar

Akbar versus Maharana Pratap: What really happened at Haldighati

The Rajasthan government is reportedly planning to tweak the history of the battle.


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Monsoon, Inflation, Price Rise, Tomato

Why have tomatoes suddenly become so expensive?

Tomato prices have gone as high as Rs 120 per kg.


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India, EU, Britain, Brexit

The British are finally referring to themselves using the C-word - colonised

MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has accused EU leaders of a 'high-handed colonialist approach' to Brexit talks.


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Opposition, Nitish Kumar, Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi should take blame if he knew about Nitish Kumar's exit 3-4 months ago

One wonders if the Gandhi scion thinks politics is all about charity and not a game of thrones.


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Anubhav Atrey, Major Gogoi, Army, Bsf

It's a shame BSF's star commando is facing court martial while major Gogoi got commendation

Anubhav Atrey, who fired in 'self-defence' that led to the death of a Bangladeshi 'civilian', now left to fend for himself.


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Jayalalithaa, Kamal Haasan, MG Ramachandran, Tamil cinema

Tracing Tamil cinema's love-hate relationship with political parties

Dravidian parties' overwhelming success may be attributed to the intelligent use of cinema by men like CN Annadurai, Karunanidhi and MGR - who were all CMs.


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Capitalism, Patriarchy, Body Shaming, Body positivity

How a woman's body is put to shame today

Body positivity in a capitalistic-patriarchal society is difficult.


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Lalu Prasad Yadav, BJP, Bihar alliance, Indian politics

Stop mourning Nitish Kumar. He’s not your tau

The purpose of politics is to acquire power and perpetuate it for as long as one can.