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Story Posted on 24-11-2017


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BJP, Modi government, Shatrughan Sinha

Why Shatrughan Sinha is going all guns blazing against Modi before Gujarat polls

The Lok Sabha MP wants to go with a bang, not with a whimper.


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Bollywood, IFFI, Nude, S Durga

What Bollywood can learn from director of S Durga about having a spine

When the stars choose to stay mum, it distorts our ideas of what is permissible and what isn’t.


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Surveillance, Privacy, Location, User Data

Why you should worry about Google collecting location data from your phone without permission

The tech giant's move exposes how the idea of control over personal data and privacy is nothing more than an illusion today.


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Gujarat Polls, Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah

Why is Amit Shah talking about Rohingya Muslims and Kashmir in Gujarat - what happened to 'vikas'?

Leaders from both BJP and Congress have taken the focus away from core issues like water and agrarian crises.


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Pashmina shawls, Dhoom 2, Crafts Museum

How a theft of antique shawls from Crafts Museum reminded Delhi of a forgotten treasure trove

Police believe Vinay Parmar, the main accused, was inspired by Dhoom 2.


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Unsafe schools, Parenting, Child sexual abuse

When a 4-year-old is booked for raping his classmate the shame is ours

There is something really rotten in the way we are bringing up our children today.


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Illicit affair, Misogyny, Mob violence, Lynching

Stripping and killing of man in Karnataka shows mob violence can't be treated as normal crime

Participants of such crimes are an anarchic, murderous bunch of people who mock society's order.


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Sanjay leela bhansali, Death, Rajput Karni Sena, Padmavati controversy

Body found hanging at Nahargarh Fort: Is it a threat to those protesting Padmavati?

It is imperative that the Vasundhara Raje-led government prioritise on investigating the crime instead of the film.


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Delhi, Raziya Sultan, Jodha Akbar

The great injustice Bollywood has done to 'Rajput queen' Jodha Bai and Delhi's only woman sultan Raziya

History has always suffered at the hands of filmmakers. A look at two of them.


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Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump, Modi, US-India Ties

Why wooing Ivanka Trump is high on Modi's agenda

The US first daughter is leading a high-powered American delegation for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad.