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VOICES

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Why Imran Khan’s 'naya Pakistan' is no country for Hindu women

Even as Pakistan's PM is lecturing India on how to treat minority communities, religious minorities in his own nation are fighting to be recognised as humans.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha 2019: How academics are the new political warriors

Students aside, prominent intellectuals and academics have also taken public stands for or against a particular party. This will generate discussion about key ideas. But it will also amplify the noise.

VARIETY

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Why justice in Pollachi rape case can’t be delivered till Tamil Nadu police officers are taken to task

The silence of chief minister E Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam is deafening and intimidating for the victims of sexual violence.

VARIETY

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China shielding terrorist Masood Azhar is predictable. The world supporting India has been greatly heartening

By choosing to stand with Pakistan's top terrorists, China has chosen to isolate itself from the world. India has emerged as a rallying point and must use this moment well.

VARIETY

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Hey New York Times, Pulwama was not an ‘explosion’, just like 9/11 wasn’t 'a plane crash'

Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) claimed responsibility for the Pulwama attack. How did this information slip the journalists at NYT? Or is this post-fact journalism now?

POLITICS

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VOICES

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People beating up Kashmiris in Lucknow and elsewhere are insulting India and our Constitution

Nobody, dressed in saffron or green or any another colour, is above the law of the land. The PM has already spoken. Now, Yogi Adityanath must act.

VARIETY

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IAF air-strikes: Why BJP and Opposition playing politics over Balakot is advantage Pakistan

Amit Shah putting a number to casualties is a self-goal, while Navjot Singh Sidhu has forgotten the difference between being a guest on comedy shows and an elected MP.

POLITICS

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IAF air-strikes: By putting the nation above petty politics, Amarinder Singh has shown he's an officer, a gentleman and a true leader

It is imperative for people, politicians included, to support the government on matters of national security. Singh knows that well and has repeatedly walked his talk.

POLITICS

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With Modi's 'AK 203' package in the Congress borough, can Smriti Irani have a shot at wresting Amethi from Rahul Gandhi?

Senior BJP leaders have consistently been addressing rallies in the Congress constituency with one clear message – Amethi is winnable.