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Story Posted on 14-09-2017

POLITICS

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Indian Railways, HSR, Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train, Lok Sabha elections 2019

New challenges the bullet train poses

Do we the need high-speed railway, or should we first modernise the existing network?

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Capitalism, Dera, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, Sikhism

Ram Rahim Singh conviction is a warning for Sikhs to shun capitalism in faith

Our gold culture has turned into a rude snub to the underclass.

VARIETY

 |  Fashtag  |  2.95 minutes watch-minute read
Nepotism, Bollywood, AIB, Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut in AIB video lays bare uncomfortable truths of Bollywood

Celebrated actor deserves a round of applause for once again standing up to sexism.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Gauri Lankesh, Brahminism, Hindutva, Hinduism

Why it is important to reinvent Hinduism in order to save it from Hindutva

The exercise must begin with the overhaul of the education system.

LIFE

 |  4-minute read
Child Abuse, Schools, Education, Child safety

How our children can protect themselves from predators

It’s okay to say no and even a three-year-old needs to know this.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Indie music, Suicide, Mumbai, Karan Joseph

The mysterious death of Mumbai musician Karan Joseph

The 29-year-old pianist, aka Madfingers, allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the 12th floor of his Bandra West residence on September 9.

LIFE

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Soft Drinks, Coca cola, Pepsi, Virat Kohli

Soft drinks are bad for you: Virat Kohli is right to reject multi-crore deal

Most soft drinks are made of carbonated water (soda), sugar, and tonnes of chemicals such as heavy metal, preservatives, plastic, and pesticides.

SCI-TECH

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Smartphone, Apple, Hong Kong, Price

Apple selling iPhone X at more than Rs 1 lakh does not seem worth it

A quick look at the math that explains exactly why the pricing strategy of iPhones in India is absurd.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Manipur, Sikkim, Pahun, Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra's comment on Sikkim shows how we see Northeast as one block

The actor has been working in laudable cinema, but her flippant utterance is symptomatic of a larger problem.

POLITICS

 |  The Other  |  4-minute read
RSS, BJP, Dynasty politics, Rahul Gandhi

Narendra Modi is as much a dynast as Rahul Gandhi

Why is it that the role of the RSS as the 'parent' organisation of India's ruling party is not properly questioned in public domain?