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Story Posted on 25-10-2018


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Modi govt, Health insurance scheme, Modicare, Pmjay

How PMJAY could transform India's healthcare (and spell 'jay' for the govt too)

The scheme will be a game-changer for India's people and politicians too. But only if it gets past five major hurdles.


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Donald Trump, Right wing populism, Jair bolsonaro, Brazil elections

Brazil's own Donald Trump? This Brazil election, right-wing populism seems set for a win

After the US and much of Europe, a party marked by xenophobia, authoritarianism and misogyny threatens Latin America’s most prized democracy.


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#MeToo, Children's safety, Survivor, Child sexual abuse

My mother pushed me into prostitution. I was only 14

I want the men who continue to rape children to be exposed and punished. I want my fellow Indians to be our collective voice. A survivor's personal account.


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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, 10000 runs, Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar

Virat Kohli is the new Sachin Tendulkar. He's just proved it in style

As Kohli became the fifth batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs for India, he gives cricket lovers the right to expect greater heights.


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Crimes against Women, Rape, Sexual harassment at the workplace, #MeToo

Six #MeToo stories you will not read about on the Internet

I know more women who did not take to their computers when the #MeToo conversation broke out, than those I read online.


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Yogi Adityanath, BJP government, Shimla, Prayagraj

Allahabad to Prayagraj, Shimla to Shyamala — are we missing the real point here?

Renaming cities is a futile exercise, fixing them should be the focus


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Sleep Cycle, Sleep disorder, Anxiety, Olive-ridley turtles

The Chinese Chand - China is building a new moon. Here's why you should be shivering

As China plans to launch its "new" moon, the future of several species is plunging in darkness.


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Rahul Gandhi, Opposition unity, Congress, Sharad Pawar

United Opposition: Why Sharad Pawar wants Congress to focus on state-wide alliances for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

The NCP chief has made it clear that the grand old party must get ready to give more space and prominence to allies than it did in 2004.


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Rape, #MeToo, Tanushree dutta, Rakhi Sawant

Rakhi Sawant accuses Tanushree Dutta of raping her: Dear Rakhi, surely you are better than that?

You have survived by making a farce out of yourself, and that is brave. But making a farce out of rape is never funny.


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Naveen Patnaik, Mamata Banerjee, Rosogolla, West bengal vs odisha

Move over, rosogolla: Here are five things West Bengal and Odisha can fight over

This rosogolla has already turned sour. Let's explore some sweet nothings.