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Story Posted on 16-10-2017


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Army, Pressure, Fratricide, Suicides

Suicides and fratricide: Indian Army takes care of its soldiers, stop maligning it

It is easy to criticise for those who have not worn the uniform.


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Harvey Weinstein, Sexual harassment, Pune, High spirits cafe

Sexual harassment at Pune's High Spirits Café: Many women have the same story

It's time for women to break the silence, and men to start behaving like allies.


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Harvey Weinstein, Sexual harassment, #MeToo

#MeToo: Why more women must break their silence and shame men for sexual assault

Given how pervasive the crime is, I can’t find a single woman saying #NotMe.


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#MeToo, Sexual assault, Rape, Harvey Weinstein

#MeToo exposes a chilling truth: Not a single woman is spared of sexual harassment

There is a pattern at play to tell women that their dreams are despised, their existence threatened and this world is no place for them.


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Railway safety, Food poisoning, Tejas express

Forget bullet trains, can Indians expect basic safety from the Railways?

26 passengers hospitalised due to food poisoning on Tejas Express shows how the tale of apathy continues.


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Reliance Jio, Merger, Telecom companies, Tata

Tata Teleservices, Bharti Airtel merger is sign that honeymoon period for Indian telcos is over

Only the fittest, and one that offers the best in services will survive.


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Mughals, Hindu Muslim unity, Red fort, Shah Jahan

In the Mughal era, Diwali stood for Hindu-Muslim solidarity

People, who had lived in the Red Fort before 1857, tell stories of how members of the two communities brought about an amalgamation of customs.


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IITs, Biswa Kalyan Rath, Laakhon Mein Ek

Laakhon Mein Ek is brilliant, but no genius takedown of IIT coaching nightmare

The Amazon Prime Original series is created by Biswa Kalyan Rath, a stand-up comedian who went to an IIT himself.


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Sivakasi, Supreme Court, Diwali, Firecracker ban

Supreme Court's Diwali firecracker ban should be obeyed, but criticised as unreasonable

A lawyer’s private concern for his family masquerading as a public interest litigation should not hold us all to ransom on what we should do on Diwali.


 |  Hello, Health  |  3-minute read
Healthy Diet, Meat, Veg Food

Indians are eating too much meat and it's bad for us

While bans are not the way, the state can nudge people to make right food choices based on scientific research.