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Jamia Millia Islamia, Satish Gautam, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, AMU

Please, AMU doesn't further need to prove its love for India

The university which made rich contributions to the country's freedom struggle has been an easy target for the right wing forces since long.


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Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, Hindutva, Namaz

Namaz disruptions to tomb being converted into temple in Delhi NCR — bigotry is hitting too close to home

Now, even the act of praying seems to have become a provocation for saffron bullies.


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Prachanda, KP Oli, Modi in Nepal, Karnataka elections

How Modi is taking Karnataka election campaign to Nepal

The prime minister will be on a temple run in the neighbouring country on May 11, a day ahead of polling in the southern state.


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Sexual assault on children, Rape of minors, Sexual assault, Kathua rape

Why people should stop calling for death penalty for rapists

The knee-jerk reaction to public anger against the Kathua rape and murder case in the form of an ill-conceived ordinance needs deeper analysis.


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Narendra Modi, Karnataka Assembly polls, Hanuman, Hindutva

Why an 'angry Hanuman' is making Modi happy ahead of Karnataka elections

The prime minister has praised Karan Acharya and called his art the 'pride of Mangaluru'.


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Shia-Sunni conflict, Qamar Javed Bajwa, Hazara Shias

How Pakistan has failed its Hazara minority community

It is deeply painful to see Pakistanis protesting for their fundamental right — the right to live.


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Ram mandir, Babri Masjid, St. Stephen's, St Stephen's chapel

Ex principal of St Stephen's College responds to vandals defacing chapels with 'Mandir yahin banega'

The chapel does not matter much to the Christians either in the college or outside.


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Muhammad Ali Jinnah, India, Pakistan, Hussain Haqqani

How the tragedy of Pakistan began with Jinnah’s flaws

Hussain Haqqani's book is an important read for those in India who believe Pakistan and Pakistanis are no different from ‘us’.


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Whiskey, Donald Trump wine, Heaven's Door, Bob Dylan

Why Indian celebrities don’t launch liquor brands

In the US, its Trump’s wine versus Dylan’s whisky, and the values both represent.