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Story Posted on 18-08-2017


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Goa, Panaji by-polls, Manohar Parrikar

Ahead of Panaji by-polls, did Manohar Parrikar 'insult' Modiji?

A controversial video on social media has put the Goa CM in a spot.


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Demonetisation, Rs 50, RBI

Why the just announced Rs 50 currency note may just freak you out

The new denomination is fluorescent blue and the motif of Hampi with chariot on the reverse side.


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Mosquito, Ronald Ross, Malaria

Tribute to Ronald Ross, India-born Nobel Prize winner who unveiled the mystery of malaria

The finding changed the outcome of wars and history.


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Women, Sexual harassment, Pride Plaza assault

Shameful, woman loses 5-star hotel job over complaint of sexual assault

The footage shows the hotel's security manager pulling the woman employee's sari.


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Modi, Good samaritans, Road Accidents, Delhi

An accident victim lay on the road for 12 hours. Why Delhi didn't come to help him

It's people who make governments, and a country great or miserable.


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CCTV Footage, CCTV Footage, Pride Plaza Hotel, Pride Plaza Hotel

Only in India: Woman loses hotel job for complaining against sexual harassment

CCTV footage from Pride Plaza hotel, Delhi shows a security manager at the five-star yanking a female employee's sari.


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Donald Trump, White supremacists, Charlottesville

Decoding Charlottesville: Politics of hate will exact a cost

Donald Trump’s equivocation in the aftermath of the Virginia rally has only emboldened the white supremacists.


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India At 70, Independence, Urdy poetry

Inqilaab Zindabad: How Urdu poetry shaped 70 years of India's glorious freedom

We stand to lose the verse of revolution if we remove the study of its poets and writers from our curriculum.


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Kolkata, Calcutta, College Street

How Kolkata's College Street came alive with adda poetry

[Book excerpt] 'But poetry is very cruel.'


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Varnika Kundu, Dating apps, Online stalking

How online dating became a stalking nightmare for my friend

'His was the same twisted psyche - when spurned, stalk, abuse, harass, molest or rape the woman.'