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Story Posted on 17-10-2018

POLITICS

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Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala, Lord Ayyappa, Sabarimala protests

Sabarimala: Why BJP wants to 'empower' Muslim women but is against equal rights for its Hindu daughters

Right-wing forces are mobilising women against women’s right to spiritual equality in Hinduism.

VARIETY

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BJP, Yogi Adityanath, Prayagraj, Allahabad

By renaming Allahabad to Prayagraj, how Yogi Adityanath ended up paying a great tribute to Akbar

Akbar never intended the city to be named after Allah. He called it Illahabas — the abode of Gods.

VOICES

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Violence, Kerala, Sabarimala temple verdict, Sabarimala protests

Sabarimala violence: How I got attacked by an angry mob of protestors in Kerala

Self-proclaimed messengers of god, unleashing evil and then calling it an act of god is religious fundamentalism at it ugliest.

POLITICS

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NOTA, Union Carbide, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Madhya pradesh elections

Madhya Pradesh elections: How people can get Congress and BJP’s attention to the Bhopal gas tragedy victims

People need to think before they cast their vote.

VARIETY

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Smog, Particulate matter, Delhi air quality, Air Pollution

Why Delhi's air pollution problem continues to persist year after year

Delhi's geographical disadvantage does not exonerate government agencies.

POLITICS

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CPI(M), Kerala, BJP, Sabarimala temple verdict

Will the Sabarimala issue politically benefit BJP as it eyes ‘Hindu votes’ in Kerala for 2019?

Kerala is now on the verge of a political shift, one that could be advantageous to the BJP.

VARIETY

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Priya ramani, Metoo india, #MeToo, MJ Akbar

Why MJ Akbar’s resignation is the first big victory for the MeToo movement

The development is proof that women’s voices in the country are beginning to count.

POLITICS

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Sabarimala protests, Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala, Sabarimala temple

Kerala’s 'progressive secular' CM knew Sabarimala crisis was brewing. Why didn’t he do more to avert it?

The administration had time, resources, and seemingly, the intent. Yet, chaos reigns at Sabarimala.

VARIETY

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Politics, Kerala nun rape, Chruch, Bishop franco mulakkal

Kerala nun rape case: Why Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s bail is 'untenable'

One can only hope the investigation doesn’t lose pace and the chargesheet is filed at the earliest for the trial to commence sooner than later

VARIETY

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Jaggery, Air Quality Index, Air quality, Delhi pollution

This is how you can fight Delhi pollution

Schools should probably open later in the day to help children avoid venturing out when the pollution levels are high.