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Story Posted on 24-04-2018

ART & CULTURE

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Bollywood, Star kids, Varun Dhawan

How to make Varun Dhawan a star: Anatomy of a Bollywood ad campaign

It's all about the long game and has a very high success rate.

ART & CULTURE

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Sanju, Sanjay Dutt, Rajkumar Hirani, Ranbir Kapoor

Why Rajkumar Hirani's Sanju won't be an accurate Sanjay Dutt biopic

This, however, may be Ranbir Kapoor's finest performance yet.

POLITICS

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Narayan Sai, Jodhpur Jail, Asaram rape case, Asaram Bapu

Here's all you need to know about Asaram Bapu rape case

He has been booked under POCSO Act, which could entail stringent punishment.

VARIETY

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Rape Culture, Pornography, Porn ban, Madhya Pradesh

MP home minister needs to understand why banning porn won't stop rapes

Yes, it is problematic. But it's not all that adds to India's rape culture.

POLITICS

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Stone pelting, Naeem Akhtar, AFSPA in Meghalaya, Kashmir Issue

Why removal of AFSPA from parts of Northeast has become a talking point in Kashmir

The government must ensure heavy security build-up is phased out from the heavily populated locales of the urban centres.

VOICES

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Kathua, Child Rape, Kathua rape and murder

Rape is not a morality issue; death should not be too

Here’s what the government ought to do next to be taken seriously in this fight.

HUMOUR

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Deeksha, Fast, Andhra Pradesh, Special category status

Why did you spam people about your fast, Chandrababu Naidu?

I reckon it costs a lot to bedeck the venue and erect a regal looking seating arrangement for you as people continue to prostrate in front of you.

VARIETY

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Entertainment, Sri Reddy, Bollywood, Casting Couch

Saroj Khan justifying casting couch is the lowest Bollywood could stoop

The veteran choreographer compared casting couch with rape and later apologised.

POLITICS

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Judicial crisis, Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra, Impeachment motion

Why I think impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra is politics at its lowest

The will leave the Indian judiciary in a worse position.

VOICES

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History, Masculinity, God, Love

Sexy and masculinity – a caricature of insecurities

I can only note that love and intimate relationships are vulnerable to differences in ideology.