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Story Posted on 28-01-2019

POLITICS

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP, Job Creation, Unemployment

Job Crisis: Data shows BJP govt failed abjectly in creating jobs. Could this cost PM Modi his job?

The government has shown neither intent, nor ability to generate employment. Here’s evidence.

VARIETY

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Padma Bhushan, BJP, Narendra Modi, Padma shree

Thanks, but no thanks: Why Gita Mehta rejecting a Padma Shri was the right thing to do

The list of all those who have rejected being honoured with a Padma or returned their award later reads like a veritable Who's Who of modern India! It is only too fitting that Gita Mehta now join the club.

VARIETY

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Chinese traditional medicine, Wildlife crime, Tiger poaching, Rhino horn

China's medicines offer poached Indian tigers on menu card. Which part will you pick?

Since 2008, we have poached over 400 of our tigers and over 100 rhinos. When it comes to destroying endangered wildlife, China offers a lucrative market and Indian poachers are ever ready to cater.

VARIETY

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Bihar, RJD, Tejashwi Yadav, Tej Pratap Yadav

Do Bihari, sab pe bhari: 10 things you must know about Tej Pratap and Tejashwi Yadav

One received 44,000 marriage proposals. The other wants to build a ‘secular Ram Mandir’. There is literally never a dull moment with Lalu Prasad's sons.

VARIETY

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Monika arora, Sedition, Kanhaiya Kumar, Jnu sedition case

Target JNU: How the sedition case is being used ahead of 2019's Lok Sabha polls

Three years down the line, there is still no solid evidence and instead, certain facts are being kept from the public sphere. With a high-stakes election nearing, will JNU students be collateral damage?

HUMOUR

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BDSM, Cinderella, Fifty Shades of Grey, EL James

50 Shades of Cinderella: EL James is turning Cinderella raunchy! And it's about time!

There's life after fairytales, you know. The ones with real 'happy endings!'

POLITICS

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Mazar, Haunted, Ghosts, Lal Bahadur Shastri

Is 10 Janpath, home to several politicians, including Sonia Gandhi, haunted by ill luck?

Could a mazar in the compound of 10 Janpath Road perhaps be a reason for the dark circumstances that dogged some of its inhabitants?

VARIETY

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Hardik Patel, Patel agitation, Wedding

5 things you must know about Hardik Patel's wedding

It is an 'arranged love' marriage. They were introduced through Hardik's sister Monica. And Hardik is sounding like a feminist post-shaadi!

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha election 2019, Rae Bareli, Amethi, Priyanka Gandhi

Mission 272 with Rajdeep Sardesai: Can Priyanka Gandhi Vadra win votes for the Congress?

Priyanka carries the most famous surname in Indian politics, is telegenic, charismatic and made for the TV age. But is it enough?

VARIETY

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Dalits, Caste system, Brahmins, Bharat Ratna

Brahman Ratna? The curious coincidence of Hindu upper caste Bharat Ratna awardees

If the ‘bringing in of caste’ into these awards annoys you, you are probably a Hindu upper caste.