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Secularism, Flood relief camps, Christmas, Kerala floods

How we overcame: I found Muslim Santas in a flood relief camp in Kerala this Christmas

Kerala has been able to recover from the devastating monsoon flood because people helped each other out, regardless of faith and creed.

VARIETY

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Christmas, Christmas carols, Santa claus, Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas! Here's what dented Brand Santa forever

From Central Asia to America to across the world on his reindeer-driven sleigh! Here is what you need to know about Santa Claus

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Christmas 2018, Mumbai, Kolkata, Christmas dinner

Calcutta to Bombay. A tale of many Christmas cakes

What's Christmas without a sumptuous meal? And what's Christmas without memories?

ART & CULTURE

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Careless whisper, Christmas, Pop music, George Michael

Remembering George Michael, the timeless, ageless 'prince of Pop'

Michael breathed his last in the early hours of Christmas morning of 2016.

VOICES

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Holidays, New Year, Christmas market, Christmas

How Christmas in India turned into a season of retail and restricted festivities

Unlike today, celebrations used to be less-laboured, far less commercial and non-competitive.

VARIETY

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Christmas, Tulsi Pujan Divas

A brief cultural history of the recent phenomenon called Tulsi Pujan Divas

There is a tree. There is a white-bearded man, though the man in this case is in jail over rape charges.

VARIETY

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Twitter, Christmas

It's Christmas, and Twitter has a lot to say about it

Shashi Tharoor's Christmas greeting seems to have left his fans heartbroken.

VOICES

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Christians, Christmas

I am a Hindu and I can't get enough of Christmas cheer. Be merry, let others be

I was drawn to the idea of a celebration where food was beautiful.

ART & CULTURE

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Islam, Christmas, Quran, Jesus Christ

What the Quran reveals about the birth of Jesus

In Islam, Isa is Ruhullah or Spirit of God, but a Prophet.

VOICES

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Forced conversions, Hindutva, Christianity in India, Christmas

War on Christmas: We hear jingle bells, bigots hear alarm

Hindutva groups need to take it easy.