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Story Posted on 20-04-2018


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Kashmir, Sanskrit, Rājataraṅgiṇī, Kalhana

The 'demise' of Kashmiri

[Book excerpt] Kalhana's Rājataraṅgiṇī — the oldest record of Kashmir's history — shows how the cosmopolitan became the vernacular.


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Rape, Kathua, Kathua rape and murder

Why we must never forget the girl from Kathua

No apology will ever be enough.


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Opposition, Judiciary, Dipak Misra, CJI impeachment

Explainer: 5 charges listed by Opposition for CJI Dipak Misra's impeachment

The move is unprecedented since no CJI has has ever faced impeachment in the country.


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2002 Gujarat riots, Babu Bajrangi, Maya kodnani, Naroda Patiya verdict

Naroda Patiya verdict: Maya Kodnani’s journey from mastermind to acquitted

It leaves many unanswered questions for the riot victims.


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Teachers, Gag orders, Trinamool Congress, West Bengal

How professors' union affiliated to TMC is campaigning for panchayat polls in Bengal

The WBCUPA is facing flak for taking active part in politics, especially in wake of the proposed law to gag state-run universities.


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Judge Loya, Judiciary, Impeachment

Judge Loya death case: Read Arun Jaitley's Facebook post

We have witnessed the devolution of the Congress from a mainstream party now taking fringe positions.


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Modi regime, High and Mighty, India Today Power List

Why India Today's 2018 list of powerful people looks beyond 'great wealth means power'

The cover story brings you men and women who control the narrative of our lives, move us, and sometimes transform us.


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Maya kodnani, Babu Bajrangi, Gujarat riots 2002, Naroda Patiya Massacre

Implications of Maya Kodnani's acquittal in Naroda Patiya case

There is a political message in this.


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Tiger Conservation, Bengal, Lalgarh

How the Lalgarh tiger died a thousand deaths

The state had failed the hunted and stood by its hunters.


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Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Time magazine, 100 most influential people

Will Virat Kohli surpass the Time profile written by Sachin Tendulkar?

As always, the comparisons are rife, and the detractors are out — everything goes, from runs and records to words and expressions.