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VARIETY

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Brahman Ratna? The curious coincidence of Hindu upper caste Bharat Ratna awardees

If the ‘bringing in of caste’ into these awards annoys you, you are probably a Hindu upper caste.

POLITICS

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Priyanka Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia: Who has the more difficult task in Uttar Pradesh?

Beyond the fawning and fanfare, both Priyanka and Scindia have their tasks cut out, keeping in mind the Congress' past performance, UP's social equations and their alliance prospects.

VARIETY

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UP MLA says Mayawati 'worse than eunuch'. This shows how badly a Dalit ki Beti scares the BJP!

As Mayawati is back with a bang in 2019's political war, expect more abuse for a Dalit woman ‘who has forgotten her place’ — and sent her opponents into panic attacks.

VARIETY

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Saudi Arabia is torturing women activists under its shiny new 'liberalism'. And the world is looking away

Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman does not want to give women empowerment, he wants to give them royal indulgences at best. Those speaking out for their human rights are punished, swiftly and brutally.

POLITICS

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Congress to fight alone in Uttar Pradesh: 5 reasons why not tying up with SP-BSP will help the party

The grand old party seems to have a shrewd plan for Uttar Pradesh, the grandest stage of Indian politics.

VOICES

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Amidst reports of sexual abuse of nuns by priests, the Catholic Church in India could have a lot to confess

For nuns, their seminaries are their workplace. It is time the Church came up with its own Vishaka guidelines.

VARIETY

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Is the Rs 2000 note on its way out or not? All you need to know (and a little more)

The Rs 2000 currency note is a bit like Taimur Ali Khan. Pink, pretty and always in the news.

VARIETY

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We care more about boys trapped in a Thai cave than our own miners dying in Meghalaya

Rescue operations in Meghalaya are stuck for 15 days because there are no pumps strong enough to flush out flood water. In Thailand, an Indian firm had supplied the pumps. In India, no one even supplies tears.

POLITICS

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HUMOUR

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The jury's out on whether Jeremy Corbyn called Theresa May a ‘stupid woman’. But those outraged by it really must look east

Here are five distinct shades of sexism shown by our own politicians that the British can learn from. It's time we took on the Brown Man's Burden.