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Story Posted on 27-07-2019

POLITICS

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General elections, Azam Khan, Lok Sabha, Women in politics

Double Standards Entirely: Why a career in politics is so much harder for a woman than a man

SP MP Azam Khan's recent shocking behaviour emphasised the deep misogyny even women politicians face. But there is a silver lining now.

POLITICS

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Visa extension, Narendra modi pm, West Bengal, Taslima Nasreen

Permit to reside: I treasure India more than many Indians. UPA targeted me. I hope BJP empowers me to stay

It's been 25 years since Bangladesh closed its doors to me. Despite the chance of living in the West, I chose India out of sheer love. So-called secular forces targeted me. Will others help?

POLITICS

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Divorce, Muslim personal law board, Muslim women, Triple talaq bill

It's not about divorce: Triple Talaq Bill doesn't punish Muslim men or those divorcing

The Bill seeks to punish those who violate both the Supreme Court's order and the spirit of the Indian Constitution.

POLITICS

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Prime Minister, Anti-liberals, Kangana Ranaut, Prasoon Joshi

More loyal than the king: Those protesting liberals' letter to PM Modi have had their brains turned to mush

As India’s best creative minds write a serious missive to PM Modi, urging him to curb communal crime, some others are complaining about the complainants themselves. Why is evident.

POLITICS

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Rbi vs modi govt, Foreign policy, Nirmala sitharaman budget, Budget 2019

The Name is Bond: Why be afraid of a sovereign debt?

Foreign scrutiny will trigger much-needed prudence in India’s fiscal management. It will also generate a new wave of economic reforms and lift our economy as happened in the '90s.

POLITICS

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Kumaraswamy loses, Yedyurappa, Trust vote, Karnataka mlas resign

Karnataka cursed by short-lived coalitions

The state’s brush with coalition politics started in 1983 but going by the current state of affairs, political alliances continue to have a poor track record in Karnataka.