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Story Posted on 12-09-2017


 |  The Castaways  |  11-minute read
BJP, Gorakhnath Temple Trust, Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhnath Temple

Inside Adityanath's Gorakhnath Temple: Everyone expects justice here

A parallel government is run from the sprawling temple, which has been politically active since 1921.


 |  7-minute read
Supreme Court, Medical colleges, Tamil Nadu, NEET

What the NEET controversy in Tamil Nadu means for all of us?

It calls for a critical re-examination of some of our fundamental values in the educational system.


 |  5-minute read
Dissent, RSS, Narendra Modi, Gauri Lankesh

Liberals should stop complaining about dissent being stifled under Modi's India

There is more vigorous editorial dissent, more public debate, and more online vitriol against Hindutva today than there ever was under Congress.


 |  8-minute read
Colleges, Schools, Education system, Student murdered

Murder at Ryan International: Private education system needs abolishing

Education and health must be a monopoly of the State.


 |  The Castaways  |  10-minute read
Narendra Modi, Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, Swachh Bharat, Open Defecation

How three women in Bihar got tired of defecating in the open and built themselves a toilet

Kusum, Shobha, and Sridevi would step out of the house in the afternoon to carry unclaimed bricks in a fight for dignity.


 |  9-minute read
Hindu fundamentalism, Indian media, Women journalists, Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh's murder left me cold: A new evil challenges Indian Constitution today

No one knows who killed her, or who were behind the plan. Yet it is clear there was a conspiracy.


 |  7-minute read
GST, Demonetisation, Democracy, Hindutva

Rahul Gandhi in US: How to take questions and how not to answer

His address at UC Berkeley was a mixed bag that didn’t prove the Congress vice-president’s readiness for 2019.


 |  6-minute read
Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Rohingyas, Dalai Lama

Wrong to rail against Dalai Lama for not condemning violence on Rohingya Muslims

He has no responsibility in this tragedy beyond that of being a moral and religious teacher.


 |  4-minute read
Smartphone, Price, Specifications, Features

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launched at Rs 67,900: But is it worth it?

The phablet comes after the much-publicised Galaxy Note 7 fiasco.


 |  2-minute read
Delhi, 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Massacres, Karwan-e-mohabbat

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: Time we recall the painful memories of 1984 Sikh massacre

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