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Story Posted on 22-11-2018

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Love, Spices, Food, Turmeric

How a spoonful of turmeric helps the bitterness go away

We think of haldi as simply golden good cheer. But in fact, this spice is life itself, giving us love, strength and courage to bear adversities.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Pakistan, People's democratic party, National Conference, Jk politics

How BJP has committed a self-goal by saying NC and PDP were taking instructions from Pakistan

The BJP has been in alliance with both J&K parties in the recent past. Were they anti-national then? Or only now?

POLITICS

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BJP, Delhi secretariat, Chilli powder attack, Arvind Kejriwal

What could be the real motive behind the chilli powder attack on Arvind Kejriwal?

The attack was a huge security lapse, even if not a political conspiracy as alleged by the AAP.

POLITICS

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BJP, Peepli Live, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya pradesh elections

In the MP village that inspired ‘Peepli Live’, a trailer of the election ahead

While CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is not unpopular, the villagers have several grievances.

VARIETY

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Women Empowerment, Women police, Law enforcement, Gender Inequality

Why imposing reservation is not enough to get women to opt for a career in law enforcement

From gender stereotypes to warped mindsets, India has to change a lot to achieve equality at the workplace. More so in the law enforcement department.

VARIETY

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Suit, Power dress, Dress Code, Gender stereotypes

Why I think the most feminist outfit ever is a flirty, flowing dress, with pockets

Men's clothes have pockets. Women's don't. The assumption is, men have important things to carry, women don't. It's time to change all that.

VOICES

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Proselytisation, Religious conversions, American missionary

American killed by protected Andaman tribe: What missionaries need to understand about conversion

There are a number of others who also want to cling on to their 'unique culture and sentiments' but have to face the ire of the conformists.

LIFE

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Patriarchy, Cyclone gaja, Menstrual isolation, Menstruation shaming

Cyclone Gaja did not kill a 12-year-old girl in Tamil Nadu. We did.

No religion, no culture can be exonerated of the menstruation-myths. Would we much rather sacrifice our daughters to 'purity' than embrace rational thinking?

VARIETY

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Sonia Gandhi, Sonam Kapoor, Fashion trends for 2018, Desi winter wear

How to get desi wear right this winter, with some help from Pakistan

Please stop wearing saris with turtlenecks. It was cool in 2002.

POLITICS

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Foreign policy, Vietnam, Ram Nath Kovind, My son

How the Indian President, Ram Nath Kovind's visit to ‘My Son’ in Vietnam is a symbol of soft power

The My Son Sanctuary is an exceptional example of cultural interchange between the two nations, and thus, a great conversation starter