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Story Posted on 10-09-2017


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Gurgaon, Sexual Abuse, Murder, Ryan International

Sad how the murder of Class 2 Ryan International School student got politicised

The illusion that schools are a safe space for children seems to have shattered with the brutal killing of Class 2 student.


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RBI, Communal, Secular, Congress

I met a BJP sympathiser and she thinks the party is secular

What I learnt from my weekend encounters in Delhi.


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Ravindra jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, India vs Australia ODIs

Why India won't miss Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja against Australia

Are they the same force that they appeared six months back?


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Marriage, God, Mythology, Serials

How films and TV serials became our guide to Indian culture

The way we dress, eat, pray, live and die are so reflective of popular movies.


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Brahmins, Prejudice, Caste, Science

Letter to Pune scientist who complained against cook for 'posing' as Brahmin

You need a scientific temperament – one that gives you critical observation, makes you question things and not blindly accept ideas and notions.


 |  Gloves Off  |  4-minute read
Tennis, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, US Open

How Federer and Nadal, despite their age, are giving young players a run for their money

They have preserved themselves like old Ferraris.


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National Conference, Rajnath Singh, Kashmir, Farooq Abdullah

Why Farooq Abdullah has 'no expectation' from Rajnath Singh's visit to J&K

A burning Valley and rise in militancy would provide an opportunity to National Conference to demand fresh elections, which it could hope to win.


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Hate Crime, Gau Rakshaks, Lynchings, Cow Vigilantism

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: When lynch mob killed a young Hindu man mistaken to be Muslim

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.


 |  Fortune Cookie  |  4-minute read
Millets, Bazaars, Organic produce, Naxalbari

The new generation has a different, healthy reason to know Naxalbari

The Sunday Market will be synonymous with a range of smartly packaged green teas that come with a history.


 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Social Media, Ideology, Political discourse, Gauri Lankesh

When someone’s death becomes a cause for celebration, what does it say about us?

I don’t know how human beings can live in a permanent state of versus. It must be exhausting.