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Story Posted on 07-08-2018


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Judicial appointments, Collegium System, Supreme Court, Justice KM Joseph

Why justice KM Joseph's appointment became the point of conflict between judiciary and the government

What lies beneath this controversy is a clash of top democratic institutions, each asserting its authority over the other.


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Jayalalithaa, Tamil nadu politics, DMK, M Karunanidhi

Who will carry forward the legacy of M Karunanidhi and Dravidian nationalism?

It wouldn't be wrong to say that the Dravidian movement contributed immensely in preserving India's multi-lingual culture


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Rape of minor girls, Muzaffarpur shelter home, Bihar shelter home, Nitish Kumar

Nitish Kumar has traced the real culprit in the Muzaffarpur shelter home outrage - the 'system'

The Bihar CM announced that all shelter homes in the state will now be run by the government. What a comfort that is.


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Mani makudam, Dmk patriarch, Kalaignar, Karunanidhi dies

Why Tamil cinema will never forget 'Kalaignar' Karunanidhi

The DMK patriarch made rich contributions not just to the field of politics, but also films and literature.


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Sportspersons, Sachin Tendulkar, Test Cricket, Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli’s epoch-making test innings may not be too far away

A player's inability to single-handedly win team games can't be decisive to judge his or her greatness.


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IOS, Apple, Google, Operating system

Android 9 Pie: What's new and why you should be excited

Given how Android has become the most widely used mobile operating system in the world, and Android P is a major update for it, it's easy to understand the importance of the announcement.


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Wardrobe Malfunction, Buckingham Palace, Meghan Markle, Royals

Meghan Markle's Wardrobe Malfunction: The Duchess who made Britain 'modern' now thrills with a glimpse of bra

The Duchess of Sussex was considered “lucky” as the bra perfectly matched with her £400 dark navy dress!


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Extrajudicial killings, Yogi Adityanath, Police encounters in up, Up encounters

What Uttar Pradesh's cash-for-encounter raj says about Yogi Adityanath

The government only wants to create a perception that it is serious about tackling law and order.


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Congress, Babri Masjid, Ram Janmabhoomi, Ayodhya

Why I feel only Congress can resolve the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute

By embracing Ayodhya, the BJP gained huge political mileage from a cause the Congress brought to the fore. The Congress should reclaim the Ram Mandir issue, and the votes it has lost on this.


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Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, Maratha quota, Maratha reservation

Maratha reservation: Why promises made by Devendra Fadnavis mean nothing

The final word on the reservation issue lies with the Maharashtra State Commission for the Backward Classes.