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Story Posted on 27-01-2019


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Emergency, Congress, Indira Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi

MISA, Emergency, forced sterilisations: Why is Priyanka Gandhi resembling Indira Gandhi a good thing?

For many, the memory of Indira Gandhi is associated with a chaotic, violent, horror-filled time. Not something that would make them want to vote for her granddaughter.


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Encounters, Yogi Adityanath, Democracy, Republic Day

Why we did not deserve to celebrate Republic Day

One-day nationalism cannot take the place of actually understanding, and respecting, the structure of our republic. Instead of this evolving, we see only decay around us.


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Lok Sabha elections 2019, SP-BSP alliance, Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi

Too little time: Four big challenges Priyanka Gandhi faces now

The Congress should not become complacent thinking UP is in safe hands now. The challenges ahead are just too hard to be dismissed.


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Narendra Modi, Economy, Deflation, Interim budget 2019

Interim Budget 2019: It’s deflation that's hurting you! And it could hurt BJP too

The biggest chink in Narendra Modi-Amit Shah’s electoral armour is the economy which is the grip of strong deflation and plummeting demand. It is here that the Opposition has its sharpest advantage.


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Hollywood, Anil Kapoor, Bollywood, Sanjay kapoor

Why don’t we have Sanjay Kapoor’s confidence!

It doesn’t matter if you don’t know who he is. All that matters is this man's swag!


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Women Empowerment, Misogyny, Sexism, Patriarchy

As a kid, I wasn't scolded for beating up a boy. That taught me I can beat patriarchy, every day, my way

As women living in a sexist society, we have to learn to handle the three forceful Fs — fight, fright, flight — in the right combination and with tact. And the lessons begin at home.


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Diet, Weight Loss, Clarified butter, Ghee

Feeling Gheeful: Why there is a new US finding on ghee every day

The confusion over ghee for us Indians began when we believed it created both Kauravas and cholesterol!


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Pakistan, Corruption, Imran Khan, Nawaz Sharif

Probe against Nawaz Sharif and family: No, it is not witch-hunt, it’s accountability

For all the attempts to paint Sharif as the victim and PM Imran Khan as the villain, the people of Pakistan see things, remember things — and questions things.


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Akshay kumar, Bollywood, Manikarnika, Cinema

The Deshbhakti Hit: Why Bollywood's patriotism can never be questioned

Freedom struggle, Partition, Bhagat Singh, East vs West and sports are only some of the most familiar themes in patriotic Hindi cinema.