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Maharashtra, Wildlife, Lynchings, Avni

Avni’s killing shows we are a cold, callous and cruel society

We live in near-dystopian times, and are perpetually angry.

POLITICS

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Lynchings, Muslims, RSS, Mohan Bhagwat

Will Mohan Bhagwat's statement on Muslims change the RSS attitude towards the community? Highly unlikely

With the Congress increasingly wooing Hindus, the Sangh wants to help the BJP tap into the minority vote bank.

VARIETY

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Independence day 2018, Lynchings, Pm speech, Narendra Modi

The PM did not speak of lynchings in his Independence Day speech. It is time we start speaking up

When the political class abandons its responsibilities, civil society needs to step up.

POLITICS

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Cow vigilantes, Mewat, Rajasthan, Lynchings

The badlands of Mewat - Why Alwar has been making news for lynchings and cattle smuggling

Rakbar Khan, Pehlu Khan and Umar Khan belonged to the region now considered the hotbed of cow vigilantism.

POLITICS

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No-confidence motion, Lynchings, Demonetisation, Rafale Deal

How Rahul Gandhi stole the show in the No Confidence motion debate

What now remains to be seen is how Narendra Modi will respond to the Congress president.

SCI-TECH

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Lynchings, Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha polls 2019, Fake news

Too little, too late: Why WhatsApp's new anti-fake news measures make little difference

Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls, India faces an uphill battle to protect itself from the menace of fake news. WhatsApp isn't really helping.

VARIETY

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Fake news, Social Media, WhatsApp forwards, Lynchings

How anonymity allowed the weaponisation of WhatsApp

India Today cover story highlights the dangerous misuse of social media, and how to stop it.

POLITICS

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Maharashtra, Tripura, Modi government, Lynchings

Maharashtra, Tripura lynchings: What happens when a govt has zero-tolerance policy on everything but hate crime

The world suffers a lot not because of bad people, but because of the silence of 'good people'.

POLITICS

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Hate crimes, Lynchings, Hindutva, Gau Rakshaks

Armed men, friendly cops, underfed cows: My visit to a Haryana gau rakshak office

‘We were really hurt when Modi said we were goondas, we are working with the administration’.

POLITICS

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Lynchings, Minority appeasement, Communal Violence, Narendra Modi

Has rising turmoil really destroyed India’s growth story?

Parties predicting doom and disaster today are the ones that have appeased, and not empowered, citizens for decades.