Yashee

OPEN TO OPINION

Senior sub editor

VARIETY

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Guess who failed their board exam – Madhya Pradesh government scores low on caste

After stamping 'SC/ST' on job candidates' chests, state education board now lists Class 10,12 results with students' castes.

VARIETY

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VARIETY

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Satna 'beef' lynching – Why MP government must say, not in my name

Yet another Muslim has been killed by cow vigilantes, this time in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh. Without firm action, government will look weak – or complicit.

POLITICS

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Karnataka polls will change 2019 general elections for India

It will set a big precedent as to how the Congress and BJP fight polls from now on.

ART & CULTURE

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Let Sonam choose whose name it is anyway

You are not a feminist if you cannot accept other people’s choices.

VARIETY

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Yes, India’s big three banking CEOs are in hot water – but why bring their gender into it?

The criticism against Chanda Kochhar (ICICI), Shikha Sharma (Axis Bank) and Usha Ananthasubramanian (Allahabad Bank) has been sharper just because they are women.

POLITICS

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Why Congress-JD(S) sing, I love you (like I hate you)

Both parties have a bitter past of harsh words, broken deals, stinging barbs. How long will their new romance last?

VARIETY

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Karnataka crown in governor's hands, but there is no set convention for him to follow

Vajubhai Vala, who, in 2001, vacated his Rajkot West Assembly seat for a certain Narendra Modi, now decides the fate of Karnataka and future convention.

POLITICS

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Karnataka elections: JD(S) proves BJP and Congress cannot afford to write off regional players

Deve Gowda’s party has held on to its Vokkaliga voter base, while Dalits too seem to have chosen it over the Congress.

VARIETY

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Haryana minister’s comments on renaming AMU are low on facts, high on bigotry

Raja Mahendra Pratap stood against the BJP’s brand of politics, and yes, the university does have his portraits, not one but two.