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Story Posted on 02-08-2018


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BJP, Illegal immigration, Darjeeling hills, Rohingyas

Darjeeling hills: Why BJP has turned the heat on Trinamool over Rohingya immigrants

With Lok Sabha elections nearing, the Rohingya issue is likely to intensify in West Bengal.


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BJP, Love Jihad, Alwar, Gyan dev ahuja

BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja threatens attacks on women as love jihad revenge: Whither beti bachao?

Is CM Vasundhara Raje listening to her state’s legislator?


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Internet restrictions, Human Rights Violations, China, Google

Google planning to launch a censored search engine in China is irresponsible

This search engine, code named Dragonfly, will block websites and search terms about human rights, democracy, religion, and peaceful protest.


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Narendra Modi, Right-wing, Left-wing liberals, Liberals

The deafening echo chamber: Why it's vital to open up areas of discussion to those who disagree

Until journalists, activists and authors learn to engage with those who hold different views, the level of intellectual debate will continue to fall.


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Dussehra, Hindu festival, Gujarat BJP, Navratri

Gujarat Navratri holiday: Why BJP government's decision is facing stiff opposition

Associations of private schools in Saurashtra and Surat have openly criticised the move and decided to defy the government order.


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Sports Ministry, Vijay Goel, Brij bhushan sharan singh, Indian olympics association

Asian Games 2018: IOA brings as much shame to India, as athletes bring glory

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, newly appointed Chef De Mission, is a murder accused. Assisting him is Rajkumar Sacheti, who is under CBI investigation.


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Shah Rukh Khan, Suhana khan, Entertainment, Nepotism

SRK's daughter Suhana is just the trailer: Why social media is already outraged over a magazine cover

Forget Jahnvi Kapoor and Ishan Khattar; Suhana Khan's debut as the poster girl of nepotism surpasses success of Dhadak.


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Communalism, Muslim identity, Film Review, Mulk

'Mulk' is an engaging film — but could have hit harder

The movie raises vital questions of religion, identity and patriotism. But while its plot is strong, its execution often falters.


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Nirmala Sitharaman, Defence Ministry, Cantonment roads, Armed Forces

Why opening up cantonment roads for civilians has opened a battle front with the Armed Forces

The military should trust police and other agencies to keep their families safe.


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Fanney Khan: How two versions of the 'Achhe Din' song croon the reality of our times

The much-used slogan from the 2014 general election campaign finally gets a 'filmi' treatment.