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Story Posted on 22-01-2018

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Rajput Karni Sena, Deepika Padukone, Padmaavat, Padmavati controversy

Padmaavat controversy: How actor Renuka Shahane's FB post counters violence with silence

The post calling for a ban on rape, female foeticide, instead of one on a film, has gone viral.

VARIETY

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Yogi Adityanath, Uttar Pradesh, Loan waiver, Farmer crisis

UP farmer crushed under own tractor: Farm loans are the biggest killers in rural India

Loan waivers cover only those who borrow from the government.

VARIETY

 |  9-minute read
British imperialism, Bengal Famine, World War II, Winston Churchill

Why we must know Winston Churchill beyond Darkest Hour: Twitter thread rips apart his legacy

History has been too kind to the World War II 'hero'.

POLITICS

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Rajput Karni Sena, Padmavati controversy, Padmaavat, Supreme Court

Are Rajput Karni Sena's agitations not terrorism?

The state and central government need to stop giving a free hand to extremist groups.

MONEY

 |  2-minute read
Stock Markets, Kisan Vikas Patra, PPF, Bank deposits

Stock markets won't help, Indians need better interests on their savings

Interest rates on saving schemes such as the Public Provident Fund and Kisan Vikas Patra have been falling consistently.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs, AAP, Delhi High Court

AAP maybe on sound footing with fresh plea against EC disqualifying 20 MLAs

Legal opinion is tilting against AK Joti-led Election Commission’s move, with many calling it 'unconstitutional' and 'assault on federalism'.

SCI-TECH

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Browserling, India, Facebook, JioPhone

Here's how you can use WhatsApp on your JioPhone

It has opened up a window of opportunity for its competitors.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Disinvestment, Fiscal deficit, Budget 2018-19

Challenges before Modi government before its last full Union Budget

The issues of non-performing assets being faced by banks and rising fiscal deficit need to be tackled with more seriousness.

SCI-TECH

 |  Quantum Leap  |  4-minute read
Charles Darwin, Satyapal Singh, Evolution

How India’s top scientists are responding to Union minister’s denial of Darwin's theory of evolution

'There is nothing in the Indic traditions that would demand the rejection of such a theory.'

VARIETY

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Rajput Karni Sena, Padmavati controversy, Deepika Padukone, Padmaavat

Padmaavat controversy: 10 things to know about Karni Sena — and why BJP and Congress are afraid of it

The outfit was set up in 2006 to oppose any 'injustice' meted out to the Rajput community.