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Story Posted on 07-08-2020

VARIETY

 |  Good News Diary  |  4-minute read
Child marriages, Girl Child, Covid-19 pandemic, Educationforgirls

How Covid is taking a toll on education of the girl child

As the economy worsens before it becomes better, young women would be asked to take on household chores or become earning members of the family, and education will take a back seat.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Revocation of article 370, India today magazine, There is modi only factor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Mood of the Nation: How PM Modi’s popularity has touched stratospheric heights

India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about the reasons behind PM Modi's soaring popularity in a crisis-ridden nation, in the August 17, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Ballet, Jazz, Lockdown, Covid-19 pandemic

How dancing can help you heal in Corona times

Dancing helps lift spirits, raise energy levels, and maintain mental health as self-isolation becomes a way of life.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Bollywood projections, Stereotyping, Bihariidentity

You don't look like a Bihari: Validating my identity in 2020

To be very blunt, Arjun Kapoor portraying a Bihari in the 2017 movie Half Girlfriend is what nightmares are made of.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
National handloom day, Sushant Singh Rajput, Enforcement Directorate, Rheachakraborty

DailyOh! Why Rhea Chakraborty couldn’t turn down ED summon, to why National Handloom Day is on Aug 7

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty was grilled by the ED today in the money laundering case against her.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Social welfare, Transgender, LGBTQ, Transgenderrights

Why India needs holistic implementation of laws for LGBTQ+ community

The mere recognition of the community as the third gender is not sufficient. Laws must ensure that their community is holistically accepted in the fabric of the Indian society.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Venice international film festival, Chaitanya Tamhane, Thedisciple

Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple heads to Venice International Film Festival

The Disciple took two years to research and write, with one year to prepare and shoot, and then another year on post-production.

POLITICS

 |  Musings from afar  |  4-minute read
South china sea, Trump administration, Mike pompeo, Us-chinarelations

Why it is time to get tough on China

Unless the world's major democracies don't come together in managing China, all of them will lose the larger ideational battle.