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Story Posted on 25-09-2017


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Dehradun, The Doon School, Chetan Anand, Dev Anand

How Doon School inspired the inimitable Dev Anand style

Of Byron, Keats, Wimbledon and the Lord's.


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Rape jokes, Sexual assault, Rape Culture

There's a rape joke that goes like this

Rape culture is real. It teaches men that a woman who says no repeatedly is just 'flirting'.


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Women Safety, Delhi HC, Peepli Live, Mahmood Farooqui

Mahmood Farooqui acquitted in rape case: Has Delhi HC let down the idea of consent?

The court's decision to exonerate the Peepli Live co-director has angered legal experts and anti-rape activists across the board


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Thanda Ghost, Mozel, Communal Violence, Saadat Hasan Manto

We need Saadat Hasan Manto today to make sense of the time

Religious extremism is taking an ugly turn with each passing day. The Urdu literary doyen would have risen against such exploitation.


 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  7-minute read
BJP, Trinamool, Mamata Banerjee, Mukul Roy

Mukul Roy's resignation won't dent Mamata's prospects in Bengal

The chief minister has an iron grip on the administration and the senior bureaucracy is strongly on her side.


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Al Qaeda, Terrorism, CPEC, China-Pakistan

China must learn from US: Economic corridor with Pakistan is dangerous

CPEC runs through one of the most volatile stretches in the world.


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Narendra Modi, Gujarat Assembly polls, Rahul Gandhi

Can Rahul Gandhi’s bullock cart yatra in Gujarat bolster Congress' chances?

Denied permission for open-jeep roadshow for his campaign in the election-bound western state, the INC VP showed political innovation.


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Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan, Narendra Modi, Swachh Bharat, Clean India

Why Swachh Bharat is a priority for Modi

The dream of a Clean India once seen by Mahatma Gandhi has begun to take shape under the prime minister.


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Donald Trump, Trumpcare, Jimmy Kimmel

Making America sick again: Will Trumpcare fail the ultimate Jimmy Kimmel test?

It is absolutely stunning to see, hear and experience the power of democracy - open debate in society and social media - being led by a Hollywood celebrity.


 |  Angiography  |  8-minute read
Campus violence, Women beaten, Banaras Hindu University

BHU crackdown: Even Indian educational institutions aren't safe anymore

V-C GC Tripathi calling in police to beat up women students protesting against sexual harassment on campus is a new low for the politicised universities.