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Story Posted on 21-02-2019

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha polls 2019, Aiadmk-bjp alliance, AIADMK

The BJP-AIADMK tie-up: Will the national party finally make inroads into the southern bastion?

With All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam sorting an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Pattali Makkal Katchi for the Lok Sabha elections in TN, the combine could translate into votes for both the 'outsider' and the 'incumbent'.

POLITICS

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BSP-SP combine, Samajwadi Party, Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav

Netaji miffed with Betaji again: Why Mulayam is so hard on Akhilesh Yadav

The 2017 Assembly polls amply demonstrated that the SP family feud is hurting the party. Mulayam needs to learn a trick from the Shiv Sena.

VARIETY

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Kuber, Demon god pazuzu, The eye of horus, Ancient civilization

Does magic work? These amulets and 'taveez' from ancient times claim so

From attracting wealth to warding off evil, ancient civilisations had many a secret that promises you all this, and more.

LIFE

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Indo-Pak Relations, Biodiversity conservation, The Great Indian Bustard

Pure Pakistani Evil: Even the bustard bird is killed across the border, simply for being 'Indian'

If you thought our neighbour was satisfied attacking only Indian soldiers and civilians, think again. The Great Indian Bustard bird, critically endangered, is also murdered by Pakistanis, simply for being 'Indian'.

ART & CULTURE

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Bollywood, Satyajit Ray, Amitabh Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal

IMDb top rated Indian movies: Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Uri’ beats Amitabh Bachchan’s “Anand’ and Satyajit Ray’s ‘Pather Pachali.’ What’s wrong with Indian audiences?

Based on ratings from regular IMDb users, the list is arguably democratic. But then, do we REALLY know anything?

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Priyanka Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Pulwama terrorist attack

Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka visit Pulwama martyrs’ families: Why hasn’t PM Modi found time for this yet?

BJP chief Amit Shah is busy addressing party workers in various states. While he recently blamed Nehru for Kashmir, even he has not been able to visit the martyrs’ homes.

HUMOUR

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Meghan Markle, Mukesh Ambani, Anil ambani, Mahabharata

From Kauravas-Pandavas to William-Harry: What happens when rich brothers fight

Kurukshetra battle. Economic disaster. Gossip wars. We've seen it all!

VOICES

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Minorities, Gujarat, Christianity in India, Pulwama

How Gujarat's Christians are rallying for peace and the Pulwama martyrs

Christians pray for the nation and its leaders during regular church services and Sunday masses. But this time, the low-profile community felt the need to display their solidarity.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Bjp in tamil nadu, Aiadmk-bjp alliance

BJP forges alliance with AIADMK and PMK: The pros and cons ahead

An analysis by Neha Chandra in New Delhi and Lokpria Vasudevan in Chennai

LIFE

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Pakistan super league, Polio, Pakistani actors, Fawad Khan

Fawad Khan ‘booked as wife refuses anti-polio drops to their daughter.’ What this news teaches us about Naya Pakistan

According to Pakistan's laws, a person refusing to administer anti-polio drops to their children faces up to two years of imprisonment, along with a hefty fine. So why is Fawad Khan's wife Sadaf adamantly against the crucial drops?