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Story Posted on 02-01-2019


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Surya Namaskar, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath

From 'mass Surya Namaskar' to singing 'Vande Mataram' and visiting Sita temple in Sri Lanka: Just what Kamal Nath will do with Shivraj Singh’s legacy

Each issue has the potential to generate a controversy and become a potent poll issue ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections.


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Minimum education requirement, Zila parishad, Civic body polls, Panchayat Polls

Rajasthan: Minimum educational criteria for civic polls was elitist. Scrapping it is inclusive

The educational criteria introduced by the former BJP-led government has been cancelled by the new Congress-led government in Rajasthan. Common folk can breathe a sigh of relief as they get their right back.


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Navketan, Bollywood, Dev Anand, Chetan Anand

From Doon School teacher to sophisticated filmmaker: Chetan Anand’s remarkable journey

On his birth anniversary, remembering the director with the vision of a poet and style that inspired his younger brother, Dev Anand.


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Farm loan waiver, GST, Modi interview, Narendra Modi

PM Modi’s interview: NaMo has fastened his seat belt for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Narendra Modi presented before Indian voters both his achievements and the BJP government’s vision for the future. He also laid forth some new ideas, for farming, the middle class and other sections.


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Meteor shower, Eclipse, Supermoon, Blue moon

Astro Calender 2019: The new year promises several spectacles for the starry-eyed!

A 'super blood wolf moon', stunning meteor showers and other major astronomical events of 2019 coming up!


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Data Privacy, Smartphone, Facebook, Google

Are some Android apps sharing unauthorised user data with Facebook?

From location data to information on sexual orientation, religious beliefs and health status, tech giants are gathering a great amount of sensitive knowledge about their users. That's us.


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Gau Raksha, Cow protection, Alcohol, Gau kalyan cess

Gau kalyan cess is welcome but what about our dogs, cats and monkeys?

The Yogi Adityanath government should introduce a cess on cigarettes and gutka for protection of other animals.


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PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Modi interview, Narendra Modi

How Modi has set the tone for 2019: The Pradhan Sevak is back

In his interview to ANI, the Prime Minister gave direct answers to pointed questions, even interjections.


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Mahagathbandhan, Rahul Gandhi, 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi

Ayodhya, Rafale, Mahagathbandhan: Five takeaways from PM Modi's interview

In all, credit should go to the PM for finally turning his 56-inch chest to face tough questions and answering them patiently and with grace.


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Patriarchy, Congress, BJP, Sabarimala

Two women enter Sabarimala: Round one to women, but BJP, Congress have much to answer for

At India’s Rosa Parks moment, both national parties are backing gender apartheid.