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Story Posted on 20-09-2018

ART & CULTURE

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Nandita Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bollywood, Manto

Manto is a film of genius, audacity – and pure love

Srijana Mitra Das reviews ‘Manto’ and finds it deserving of five stars.

VOICES

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Konark temple, BJD, Freedom of Expression, Abhijit iyer mitra

#IStandWithAbhijit: You don’t have to agree with his views to defend Abhijit Iyer Mitra’s right to free speech

Mitra was arrested for a satirical video about the Konark temple.

MONEY

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VAT, GST, Diesel prices, Petrol prices

How to make sense of the Indian economy: The petrol price mystery

To understand the core issue here, all you need to do is look at two points in time: March 2012, and the present.

POLITICS

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Third Front, Maharashtra, Prakash ambedkar, Asaduddin Owaisi

Owaisi-Prakash Ambedkar alliance in Maharashtra: Third front or advantage BJP?

The tie-up looks formidable on paper. While there are factors working in its favour, it faces serious challenges too.

POLITICS

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Soft-hindutva, Rahul Gandhi, Congress, RSS

Reclaiming soft Hindutva: Why both Congress and RSS have the same strategy

The Congress climbing down to soft Hindutva, in an attempt to counter the RSS and the BJP climbing up to soft Hindutva; and it makes sense.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, BS Yeddyurappa, Karnataka, Dk shivakumar

Is BJP trying to breach Karnataka by pushing money laundering charges against Congress' DK Shivakumar?

B S Yeddyurappa has already called for Shivakumar's arrest and claimed that BJP will soon form a government in the state.

VARIETY

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Entertainment, Koffee With Karan, Bollywood, Karan Johar

From 'unsuitable boy' to 'unafraid boy': Why Karan Johar is refusing to grow up

Does Karan Johar have anything to be afraid of at all?

POLITICS

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Scheduled castes, Scheduled Tribes, BJP, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Both Congress, BJP woo SCs and tribals hard ahead of Madhya Pradesh polls: Whom will the communities favour?

The two communities form the largest social group in the state, but their vote has so far been fragmented.

VARIETY

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Aayush sharma, Salman Khan, Loveyatri, Loveratri

Loveratri becomes Loveyatri: Other Indian films that have changed titles under unpopular demand

For the Indian Offence Brigade, there’s a lot in a name.

SPORTS

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ODI cricket, Cricket, Sharjah, India vs Pakistan

India vs Pakistan: No Nail-biter, this - The India-Pak Match was satisfying but also so dull

After a tight game against minnows Hong Kong, even the Men in Blue did not expect such sub-par showing from their arch rivals.