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Story Posted on 15-04-2018


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Kathua rape, Unnao rape, Nationalism, BJP

Are you a bhakt - or someone you know or love is one?

A bhakt is one who has divorced rational thinking faculties and fails to see anything good with dispensations prior to 2014.


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BrahMos, Defence Budget, Make in India, Defence equipment

What Defence Expo 2018 achieved for India

Almost every major global defence manufacturer was in Chennai to retain and expand its market.


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Bashar al Assad, Russia, Sarin, Chemical weapons

Is the world headed for a new Cold War?

The battle lines have become very clear with Russia and Iran supporting Bashar al-Assad and western powers and Israel opposing him.


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Minority politics, Secularism, Congress, Rahul Gandhi

Why Rahul Gandhi’s candlelight vigil was light at the end of a very long tunnel

The Congress and its president have been worryingly silent over several recent instances of majority assertion.


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Allahabad high court, Yogi Adityanath, Kuldeep Singh Sengar, Unnao rape

Disturbing questions that high court asked Adityanath government in Unnao rape case

Allahabad HC indicated that the one-year-old UP government left no stone unturned to protect rape accused BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar.


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Mirabai Chanu, Manika Batra, India, Commonwealth Games 2018

India wins 66 medals at Commonwealth Games 2018: Here are some of the brightest stars

Several teens withstood nerves and pressure to stand on the podium.


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Amit Shah, Narendra Modi, Sexual assault, Kathua rape

Support for rapists in the name of Hindu politics is a new low in Modi's India

Sexual assault has become a tool of the majoritarian colonising project that subjugates the minorities and marginalised by instilling fear in them.


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Nirbhaya gangrape, Rapists, Sexual assault, Unnao rape

How to solve India's rape problem

In India, where the chastity of a woman is glorified, rape becomes a means to humiliate not just women, but also entire communities.


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Supreme Court, Democracy, Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif

Why no Pakistani prime minister has finished a full term

Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto’s appointment of Zia-ul-Haq as chief of army staff changed Pakistan’s destiny forever.


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Liberals, Rape, Unnao, Kathua

Liberals have exposed themselves over Kathua rape outrage

Self-important chest-beating and navel gazing help no one.