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LIFE

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Pulwama, Sania Mirza, Shah Rukh Khan, Patriotism

Stop circulating Shah Rukh Khan fake news and other spurious junk. Yes, we mean you!

After Pulwama, an old fake news item about Shah Rukh Khan donating money to Pakistanis has gone viral. But who makes such lies circulate? It's us.

VARIETY

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Nationalism, Patriotism, Social Media, Pulwama  attack

Why I didn’t share a single social media post about the Pulwama attack

It's not necessary to keep expressing your emotions on social media. One of the best ways of truly contributing to your country is giving your 100 per cent in whatever profession you are.

VOICES

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DU, JNU, Che Guevara, Revolution

Why I have little faith in India's youth

Most of today's Indian youngsters aren't patriotic and have no logical solution to the country's problems.

ART & CULTURE

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India-Pakistan, Patriotism, Ultranationalism, Raazi

The success of Raazi, 'The End' of ultra-nationalism

The Alia Bhatt-starrer is a beautifully subtle take on what you win, and lose, in war. It shows you patriotism isn't chest-thumping. It's about having a heart.

HUMOUR

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Patriotism, Republic Day

Why India can't get enough of Republic Day hysteria

Celebration brings people together. Asking questions divides people.

POLITICS

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Cinema halls, Patriotism, Supreme Court, National Anthem

The mistake of compulsory standing up for national anthem

These kind of rules only apply to a certain socio-economic segment that needs to be collectivist to indulge their pleasures.

VARIETY

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Patriotism, Anti-national, Guwahati, Supreme Court

Wheelchair-bound man heckled for not standing during national anthem is new low in movie hall patriotism

It is not enough to be proud (Indian), you need to be loud.

VARIETY

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BJP, Vijay Shah, Education Minister, Madhya Pradesh

Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool? Jai Hind, Jai Hind, three bags full

Madhya Pradesh minister who wants students to answer roll call with ‘Jai Hind’ is a brilliant political master.

VARIETY

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IIT, Patriotism, HRD Ministry, Ministry of human resource development

Modi government ordered patriotic rock concerts at colleges, because why not

Bharat Mata ki Jai. Let's rock.

VARIETY

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BJP, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Floods, Patriotism

The real story behind flooded Assam school hoisting national flag

There was a recurrent theme in all the pictures - bearded men in skull caps or checkered lungis or kurta and pajamas rolled up until their knees.