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Story Posted on 06-04-2018

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Dipak Misra, Shanti Bhushan, Supreme Court Judges, CJI

Why former law minister Shanti Bhushan has moved SC over CJI’s role as ‘master of roster’

The silence after the historic four judges' press conference should not be construed as all is well within the judiciary.

VARIETY

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Entertainment, Bollywod, Human Shield, Baaghi 2

Baaghi 2 glorifies human rights violation, how is it less a crime?

Bollywood continues to be a toxic cesspool of pretty much everything that is wrong with the Indian society.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Patriarchy, Mothers, Indian men, Male Chauvinism

Why Indian men are chauvinists; could it be their mothers?

The irony is that many men grow up to hate the very entity they are excessively dependent on - women.

ART & CULTURE

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Bangladeshis, Illegal Immigrants, Assamese Cinema, Alifa

Why all 'Miya Muslims' are seen as Bangladeshis in Assam

National award-winning film Alifa, that hit the theatres on April 6, raises questions over rampant hostility faced by Muslims of East Bengal origin.

VARIETY

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Gender binaries, Equal rights, Gender inclusivity, TISS

TISS offering gender-neutral hostel to students gives a fillip to inclusivity

An equal society must recognise that not every individual conforms to binaries.

SCI-TECH

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Prevention, Self-harm, Suicide, Twitter

Twitter's suicide prevention policy is flawed and dangerous

It is high time the platform took more responsibility.

POLITICS

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Bengal violence, Trinamool, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Mamata Banerjee

Truth behind Mamata Banerjee calling on ailing Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

Opponents believe it was a move to shift the focus from the ongoing violence allegedly unleashed by TMC workers ahead of panchayat polls in Bengal.

POLITICS

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Siddaramaiah, Yeddyurappa, Narendra Modi, Karnataka Assembly polls

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Why Modi has taken a backseat

As a smart strategist, the BJP’s lead campaigner knows how and when to keep out of rough weather.

SCI-TECH

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Narendra Modi, Blockchain, Digital currency, Cryptocurrency

RBI's cryptocurrency diktat: All you need to know

The central bank is exploring the idea of introducing a 'fiat digital currency' that it will control and regulate.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Jahanara, Shahjahanabad, Mughals, Jama Masjid

Glorious history of Delhi's Jama Masjid — the mosque that promised a view of the world

Though it’s still as majestic, I despair at its shoddy state.