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Story Posted on 18-09-2018

POLITICS

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Will voters buy the inclusiveness plank offered by Shiv bhakt Rahul Gandhi and mosque-visiting Narendra Modi?

The run-up to 2019 Lok Sabha elections is throwing up extraordinary scenes.

POLITICS

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Parliamentary democracy, Illiteracy, Poverty, Charter of freedoms

Riposte to Fayaz Ganie - No, Indians care more about getting food and jobs than abstract freedoms

High theories of rights and freedom mean nothing to a people who have only deprivation courtesy their electoral system.

POLITICS

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Religious Extremism, Naya pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Imran Khan

From Jinnah's 'Land of the Pure' to Imran's 'Naya Land of the Pure', little has changed in Pakistani politics

Both the sellers and the buyers of utopian dreams remain the same. The former opportunistic and weak of character, the latter desperate and lazy. A deep dive into Pakistan jointly by Gernail Saheb and A Kiyani.

POLITICS

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Rahul Gandhi, Congress, Subramanian Swamy, National Herald

Why National Herald should be a Harvard Business School case study

From Rs 5 lakh to Rs 2,000 crore — without raising a sweat.

VOICES

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Navratri, Mental Health, Bombay High Court, Noise Pollution

Cut out the noise: What high decibels do to us physically and mentally

It is incumbent upon us to be proactive for our sheer survival - pick up the phone and dial 100 if people play loud music.

HUMOUR

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Marijuana, Uday Chopra, Twitter, Social Media

The curious case of Uday Chopra's tweets: Finally, we solved the mystery

In 2003, Uday Chopra wished Diwali a very happy birthday on the day of Diwali!

VOICES

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Marxist, Leftist, JNU, Jnu election

Elitist, arrogant and exclusionary: A former JNU student laments what the esteemed university has turned into

One of India's premiere liberal institutions of learning, JNU now runs the risk of closing its mind rather than widening it.

VARIETY

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Rape, Sexual assault, Cbse topper rape, Haryana gang rape

Haryana gang rape: Why reporting on rape is now a national treasure hunt

The discourse has to be around rape as a crime, not who became the victim of the crime.

POLITICS

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Shiv bhakt, Bhopal, Congress, Rahul Gandhi

The new Shiv Bhakt on the block: Why flippant religious bi-polarity has become Congress' identity

The party's anxiety over the National Herald Case is driving its 'Hindu' makeover for Rahul Gandhi.

LIFE

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Supreme Court, Ban, Saridon, Pain killers

Govt's 'war' against Saridon has exposed some misconceptions about pain that is debilitating Indians

There are no affordable, over-the-counter painkillers that can cure the bane of being underprivileged.