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Story Posted on 04-02-2019


 |  Breaking Views  |  6.52 minutes watch-minute read
Shiv sena-bjp, Lok Sabha election 2019, Uddhav Thackeray, Narendra Modi

Mission 272 with Rajdeep Sardesai: Can Shiv Sena afford to break up with the BJP?

Why the BJP and the Shiv Sena have little choice but to stay together for at least one more election.


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Diplomacy, Indus water treaty, Pakistan, India

India’s confused and contradictory signals are only emboldening Pakistan

Pakistan even uses the Indus Waters Treaty, the world's most generous water-sharing pact, as a stick to beat us with. Why does India put up with this stinging rogue behaviour?


 |  The Castaways  |  5-minute read
Art, Avijit dutta, Bapi das, Kochi-muziris biennale

A requiem for a dream: A former auto driver embroiders what he saw of life from his rearview mirror

Bapi Das is exhibiting his work at the ongoing Kochi-Muziris Biennale.


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Women in politics, Women Empowerment, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Narendra Modi

Smriti Irani will ‘hang the boots’ if PM Narendra Modi does. That’s exactly why it’s time for a ‘re-boot’

Bootlegging loyalty: Does the BJP mean nothing to Smriti irani?


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Animal poaching, Wildlife Trade, Wildlife trafficking, Elephant tusks

The pangolin races against time even as humans spare no cruel efforts in making it extinct

Meet the pangolin — a harmless animal that merely curls up in defence as response to a threat — that is bludgeoned with machetes, suffocated with smoke and boiled alive to cater to the demand of Chinese medicines.


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Relationship, Wedding, Age, Marriage

Men want to marry younger women. Don’t believe it if you are told otherwise

Everything (conceiving, taking care of the child, ageing parents) becomes so easy. Also, haven't you been told that women just love rich, older men?


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Feminism, Amazon, Amazon prime, Four more shots please

Amazon’s 'Four More Shots Please' raises a toast to women’s indomitable spirit

The series is a celebration of female bonding. And while it deals with life's hardships, it's far from being a sob story!


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Banaras Hindu University, Sedition, JNU, Student protests

Students in India are under attack from the BJP government. It is time for them to join forces

From scholarship cuts to lack of jobs, students must bury differences and come together to make the government accountable on every issue.


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Nokia, Huawei, Apple, Samsung

Best upcoming camera phones of 2019

Here's taking a look at the best camera phones expected to be launched in the coming months.


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Maoists, Elgar parishad, Bhima Koregaon, Anand teltumbde

Fighting Phantoms: Anand Teltumbde was arrested over the Bhima Koregaon case – a celebration he strongly opposes

Teltumbde is a popular Dalit scholar and activist and his writings expressing deep disagreements with Maoists are very much in the public sphere. How did the state miss seeing them?