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Sabarimala, Shashi Tharoor, Kerala, BJP

Shashi Tharoor: 'Narendra Modi wants to turn this election into a khaki referendum'

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor spoke with Rohit E David on hot-button political issues, including his controversial Sabarimala stand, Rahul Gandhi standing from Wayanad, Congress-Left friction, BJP's record, and his own relatives joining the BJP.


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Kamala harris, Hardik Pandya, Sabarimala, Priyanka Gandhi

DailyO Hall of Fame: From Sabarimala to Hardik Pandya, what set social media on fire this January!

There's been a flood of news. A deluge of views. And many waves of worthies. But don't worry, dear readers. Our monthly Hall of Fame will tell you exactly what you need to know. Ignore the rest.


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Sabarimala, কুম্ভমেলা, Yogi Adityanath, Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor tweets on Kumbh: Once again, smart aleck-ness drowns smartness

In the Sabarimala case, Tharoor said faith is above SC verdicts. Surely, faith should also be above poor jokes?


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Prostitution, Sexual exploitation, Sabarimala, Karnataka devadasi act

From Sabarimala to Devadasi pratha, why do women always lose the religious battle so horribly?

Either brutally prohibited or used for 'faith', have women been praying to the wrong Gods? And which God allows plying specially-abled children as 'Devadasis' for the pleasure of men?


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Feminism, Patriarchy, Menstruation, Sabarimala

Are you a woman and oppose our entry into Sabarimala? Then answer me this

Why Sabarimala should be a deeply personal issue to every Hindu woman. Believer, atheist, 'urban Naxal', Maoist, bhakt or otherwise.


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Patriarchy, Congress, BJP, Sabarimala

Two women enter Sabarimala: Round one to women, but BJP, Congress have much to answer for

At India’s Rosa Parks moment, both national parties are backing gender apartheid.


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Judicial activism, Sabarimala, Ranjan gogoi, Supreme Court

Ranjan Gogoi says judiciary is losing its aura: What the SC can do to restore its glory

The first realisation should be that its performance is constantly watched by people and their views are openly expressed on social media.


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Supreme Court, Shashi Tharoor, Liberal, Sabarimala

Shashi Tharoor at sea: The 'liberal intellectual' falters on Sabarimala 

His latest argument shows the Congress politician cares more for vote banks, and less for logic.


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Sabarimala, BJP, Save sabarimala rath yatra, BS Yeddyurappa

'Save Sabarimala' Rath Yatra: Is BS Yeddyurappa the new LK Advani of South?

The former Karnataka CM's rath yatra is believed to be a last-ditch attempt by the BJP to 'conquer' the South in 2019.


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Sabarimala, Rahul Gandhi, Hindutva, Lok Sabha election 2019

Ram Mandir, Sabarimala, Nehru Museum: How the war is now between 'my saffron' and 'your saffron'

Rahul Gandhi faces a challenge as he wants to don the mantle of a champion of women’s empowerment and 'janeudhari Brahmin' at the same time.