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Story Posted on 18-01-2019


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Mahagathbandhan, Third Front, Mayawati, 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Rise of the Third Front: Is Mayawati on the way to becoming PM in 2019?

Personal feuds — and in some cases, rival ambitions — seemingly no longer matter in the game of political survival. But can Behenji make it in this high-stakes battle?


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Cinema, Ivan ayr, Netflix, Soni

Netflix’s 'Soni': Ivan Ayr gives us the superheroine we all need

A story about two women cops, and how, while coming closer, they negotiate patriarchy in very different ways.


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Narendra Modi, Muslim appeasement, Hindu appeasement, Hindus

Critical of Congress’ 'Muslim appeasement', 5 times the BJP indulged in 'Hindu appeasement' itself

The Congress' appeasement, says the BJP, consisted of empty rhetoric, unwieldy laws and vague promises. But these can be pointed out in its own behaviour too.


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Entertainment, Bollywood, Faisal khan, Aamir Khan

Faissal Khan set for comeback: Aamir Khan's brother may not be as successful, but he is brave

Despite repeated failures and a very public spat with his brother, Faissal is still fighting. And that’s no mean feat.


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Five things, Virat Kohli, Captain cool, Cricket

Five cool things to learn from MS Dhoni

Beyond cricket, here are five things Dhoni can teach us.


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BJP, Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Opposition

How Mamata Banerjee plans to use TMC's rally to showcase Opposition unity

The rise of a Third Front is visible now. But what exactly this Front stands for, and against, isn't. Neither is the Congress' position therein.


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Pixel tracking, Data Privacy, Google, Facebook

I now worry about every click I make because they are watching us

The internet remembers every click we make and then uses the information to define you and me.


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Bollywood, Film criticism, Uri the surgical strike, The Accidental Prime Minister

'Uri' and 'The Accidental PM' proved one thing. Film criticism has stooped the lowest today

Both these films have been bitterly criticised. But if 'Padmaavat' could enjoy what many called 'creative licence', what took that licence away from these two films?


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AAP, Narendra Modi, BJP, Lok Sabha polls 2019

Lok Sabha 2019 polls: Why regional parties are distancing themselves from the Congress

From Akhilesh-Mayawati to Mamata and AAP, why are state players suddenly giving Congress the cold shoulder?


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Atif r mian, CPEC, Imran Khan, Naya pakistan

Pakistan bans soft music on its flights: Ah, the naya bans in Naya Pakistan!

From Ahmadis to buffaloes and cheese, Naya Pakistan is newly defining the ABC of bans!