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Story Posted on 19-01-2019


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Yogi Adityanath, Gaurakshak, Gau kalyan cess, Stray cattle

Stark Reality: How Yogi Adityanath's cow welfare policies are backfiring

Steps taken by the UP govt for the protection of cows have come to naught. Instead, there are reports of cattle being transported by NGOs for unknown purposes, leaving farmers even more fraught.


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Welfare schemes, Government apathy, Doctors apathy, Infant deaths

The state is failing its people when it comes to welfare. Who answers?

In Kashmir, doctors turned away a pregnant woman who then delivered a dead baby. India claims to be a global leader in healthcare. Then why is it failing its own people so brutally?


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British parliament, Pregnant mp, Tulip siddiq, Brexit

Pregnant British MP forced to delay birthing to vote on Brexit: 19th century rules still rule Parliament today!

The shocking case of an MP having to delay childbirth to be able to vote in Parliament in person, as demanded by the rules, has thrown Britain into debating the patriarchal laws even its lawmakers have to live with.


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Andhra pradesh elections, Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Telugu Desam Party, YSR Congress

TRS reaches out to Jagan, even as TDP reboots its software to attack the duo

With Naidu wooing KTR for an alliance earlier on, and the TRS leader joining hands with Jagan now, will the political dynamics in Andhra soon change like never before?


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Black Mirror, Dystopia, Data mining, Netflix

Bandersnatch is not just fun, it may herald a dystopian future

Interactive videos may turn out to be mindless fun and good entertainment, but they may also enable a kind of dystopia that will go beyond even the ones imagined in sci-fi novels.


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Lok Sabha 2019, Attack, ISIS, Militancy

Why New Delhi should be concerned about Srinagar's fight with urban militancy

The fresh grenade explosions in Srinagar are a grim reminder of the first blasts in 1988.


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BJP, Supreme Court, Muslim, Triple talaq bill

Why the Triple Talaq issue is proving to be such a troubled divorce

The Triple Talaq Bill cannot be an exercise to punish one community. But that, observers find, is what it appears as.


 |  Hello, Health  |  3-minute read
Winter food, Healthy food, Nutrients, Til seeds

Wait till you have the ‘til’ ladoos

Sweets made of sesame seeds are a must in northern and central India during Makar Sankranti are packed with health and are a treat for the taste buds — an auspicious combination.