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Story Posted on 20-09-2017

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Feminism, Begum Rokeya, Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

How Begum Rokeya — India's first Bengali Muslim feminist — dared women to dream

As a Muslim reformist, her activism was neither half-baked nor exclusionist, yet little is known of her meaningful contributions to society.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Humanitarian relief, Natural Disaster, Mexico earthquake

Terrifying visuals of Mexico earthquake stun the world

Memories of 1985 were revived after a 7.1 magnitude tremblor struck on the same day, on Tuesday.

VOICES

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Child Abuse, Ryan International, Child safety

Why preying on schoolchildren is so easy today

It is a sad reflection of how degenerate we have become as a society.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Indian Railways, Bullet train

Why Modi critics are raising a stink about bullet train

The project didn’t come up overnight and is a result of rigorous planning since 2013.

POLITICS

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Maneka Gandhi, Mid-day meal, Food packets

Maneka Gandhi is mistaken, food packets replacing mid-day meals won't ensure nutrition

The solution lies in giving the reigns to the local community, rather than centralising the effort.

VARIETY

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Paytm, Snapdeal, Flipkart, Amazon

Best deals to get on Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Paytm and Shopclues festival sales

E-commerce wars make Navratri and Diwali the best time to buy what you want, especially gadgets.

VARIETY

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RTI, BJP, Modi government, Ram rahim Singh

My RTI reveals Ram Rahim was a bigger VIP for Modi sarkar than Sri Sri and Ramdev

The special permission given to the Dera chief to use the reserve lounge across airports was withdrawn only on September 1.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Vegetarianism, Bengali, Navratri, Durga Puja

Vegetarian vigilantism during Durga Puja is silly

Being married into a Bengali family made me realise how there was no hypocrisy, no hiding, no lies as nothing was forbidden.

HUMOUR

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Fake news, Rajdeep Sardesai, Gujarat riots 2002, Arnab Goswami

Arnab Goswami isn't a liar. He covered Gujarat riots, World War II and alien invasion

Proof Arnab Goswami can't be wrong even if history says otherwise.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Free Speech, Rape threats, Misogyny, Bol Na Aunty Au Kya

Removing Bol Na Aunty Aau Kya from YouTube won't curb free speech

By perpetuating stereotypes and normalising disregard of sexual consent, the song lays the groundwork for violence against women.