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Story Posted on 14-05-2019

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Rape of minor girls, Jammu and kashmir rape, Satya pal singh, Jammu and Kashmir

Humanity shamed: The rape of a 3-year-old in Kashmir has lead to chaos in the valley

Rather than resorting to protests, we Kashmiris, need to introspect with our heads collectively hanging down in shame.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
L.v. subramanyam, Hindutva, RSS, Election Commission of India

Because IAS cannot become the RSS

Unlike the RSS, officials from civic bodies like the IAS and the IPS are trained to keep their religious biases aside, so long as they hold their position. Violation of that principle is the real anti-national activity.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Love, Relationship, Wedding, Indian Wedding

'Will I marry me?' Why these shaadis have one thing missing. Either the bride or the groom

Weddings world over are seen through the rose-tinted glasses of perfection, extending all the way to the happy couple. But there are some people out there who see wedded bliss differently.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Tara sutaria, Ananya panday

Wimps of the Year! The regressive female characters in Karan Johar films are getting so boring, even the audience doesn't care

Why does love always make women want to give up their own dreams, their own priorities, in KJo-land?

HUMOUR

 |  2-minute read
Wedding rituals, Social Media, Naagin Dance, Indian weddings

Nagin Dance, Redefined: Yes, India is a land of magic and snake (dancers). Never forget

Our naagin dancing is world-famous! But don't forget that one wedding which was cancelled when the bride saw the groom performing naagin dance in the baarat.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Piyush Goyal, Mumbai terror attacks, Vilasrao Deshmukh, Riteish deshmukh

Father vs CM: Riteish Deshmukh’s hurt feelings over Piyush Goyal’s charge is understandable. But his retort is not

To charge the late Vilasrao Deshmukh with unthinking behaviour by taking Bollywood personalities to a 26/11-hit site is both understandable. And necessary.

POLITICS

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Atishi marlena, Swara Bhasker, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Kanhaiya Kumar

Swara Bhasker: 'BJP's Hindutva is violent, sees Muslims as invaders and Hindus' enemies'

Actor Swara Bhasker on why she rejects BJP's ideology, supports Kanhaiya Kumar and AAP, and argues, despite the trolls.

ELECTION

 |  5-minute read
Lok Sabha elections 2019, Mamata Banerjee, Poll violence, West Bengal

The more things change, the more they stay the same: How Bengal poll violence proves this again and again

As powers came and went, the myth became a conviction that the ruling party in Bengal controls polls.

ELECTION

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, Imran Khan, 2019 general elections, 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Kashmir, economic crisis and rising tensions: Why Pakistan does not want Modi to win the 2019 General Elections

Pakistan harbours an exaggerated sense of self-worth. They think that the 2019 General Elections are all about them, while in reality, they are afraid that if Modi comes to power again, the chances of a dialogue between the two nations will reduce.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha Polls, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Mayawati, Narendra Modi

It's Modi vs Mayawati: Post-May 23, how Narendra Modi and Mayawati compare as possible PMs

Here are the five yardsticks on which the two front-runners for the post can be compared.