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Story Posted on 19-11-2018


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TM Krishna, Carnatic Music, Syncretism, Culture wars

TM Krishna: The concert and the questions

In choosing to sing of all gods with passion, Krishna has evoked an age-old Indian tradition. He’s also left his critics fuming, which is a wonderful note to strike.


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Gaming, Republic of gamers, Review, Graphic cards

Is Asus' ROG Strix GTX 1070 TI good for gaming on a budget?

Even as we head into 2019, the GTX 1070 TI remains a more than capable card for handling games on 1080p and higher resolutions.


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Restaurants, Ramps, Public Spaces, Disabled-friendly

Why I decided to #RampMyCity and make it accessible for wheelchair users like me

The differently-abled need social lives, just like everyone else. For this, restaurants, etc., must respond. My appeal to eateries and civil society has turned into a full-fledged campaign for understanding.


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PUBG, Tech talk, Playstation, Samsung

Tech Talk: From censoring Netflix to PUBG on Playstation. Breaking down the tech this week

A recap of all the chatter from the tech world that matters.


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Web series, Amazon prime, Pankaj tripathi, Mirzapur

Mirzapur itself is missing from Amazon series 'Mirzapur', but Pankaj Tripathi shines

Almost all the characters abuse, and abuse a lot, but fail to give it the piercing edge characteristic of the part of India the series deals with.


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Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Mard ko dard nahin hota, Amitabh Bachchan

#InternationalMensDay: Mard ko dard nahin hota, and other lies that Bollywood taught us

Men are vulnerable too. This Men's Day, let's remember that


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Grandparents, Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, AbRam Khan

Abram thinks Amitabh Bachchan is his grandfather. What the search for grandparents truly means

It doesn't matter how successful or rich or celebrated your parents are. As superstar Shah Rukh Khan's youngest son has shown, we all cherish our parents' parents.


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Naxals, Narendra Modi, Assembly polls 2019, Chhattisgarh Assembly elections

Chhattisgarh polls: Why PM Modi talking of ‘urban Naxals’ instead of dealing with Naxalism is fraught with dangers

The BJP government is neither doing justice by the people of Naxal-affected areas, nor to civil society or our security forces.


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Periyar tiger reserve, Avni, Wildlife conservation, Sabarimala temple

Why no one is talking about how biodiversity is being compromised around Sabarimala

A committee appointed by the Supreme Court has submitted a report on indiscriminate commercial activity around the temple, in the Periyar tiger reserve.


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Public toilets, Open defecation free, Swachh Bharat, World toilet day

World Toilet Day: How this Swachh Bharat 'activist' found out the dirty truth about India's sanitation

Is this not a conspiracy by 'Uncouth India' against 'Swachh Bharat'?