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Story Posted on 22-05-2018

ART & CULTURE

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Sexuality, Sex, Ancient India, Kamasutra

How Kamasutra inspired my book to be more about love than sex

Depravity and sensuality are two sides of the coin of sex.

POLITICS

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BR Ambedkar, Caste system, Dalit, Rajkot lynching

Why Rajkot lynching is no big surprise — in India, certain castes, not caste itself, get killed

Unlike Europe, India has not even tried to tackle discrimination like caste from within society. This is left to government, law and order — while brutal caste practices continue.

VARIETY

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Copper smelter plant, Vedanta, Tamil Nadu, Anti-sterlite protest

Police firing kills 9 in Tuticorin: Why Sterlite Copper CEO is saying 'people were clearly misled'

'I think they are under a wrong impression that the plant is causing pollution.'

VARIETY

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Healthcare, Medical, Kerala, Nipah virus

Deadly Nipah virus kills 10: Kerala nurse's last words show her supreme sacrifice

Dr Kafeel Khan has also volunteered to help the emergency situation in Kerala.

VARIETY

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Exams, EVMs, VVPAT

What India can do to fix its online exam problem (and other tech blunders)

Let's not leave it to luck.

VOICES

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Bofors, Assassination, Death Anniversary, Rajiv Gandhi

Why Rajiv Gandhi's death anniversary also rakes up his blunders in Kashmir, Assam, Punjab

The wrongs that he did continue to haunt not just his legacy or his party but the country itself.

POLITICS

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Donald Trump, India-Pakistan, ISI, Asad durrani

‘Donald Trump is irrelevant…if India-Pakistan became friends, the first to lose pivotal role would be the US’

Former ISI chief General Asad Durrani on Kashmir, India-Pakistan peace - and the USA 'controlling the narrative'.

VARIETY

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Karnataka governor, Vajubhai vala, Karnataka elections, Karnataka verdict

Karnataka verdict exposed how the position of governor is compromised

With coalition politics here to stay, it is important to ensure the office is not misused for making and breaking holy and unholy alliances.

POLITICS

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Modi government, Christians, Secularism, Delhi archbishop

Archbishop is wrong: Christians in India are not under any threat

The clergy must desist from creating more fissures.

SPORTS

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BCCI, Dhoni, IPL, Csk versus kxip

Why Dhoni has already won the IPL

Whether or not MSD scores another run in the next few matches is immaterial.