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BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES

Journalism student. Ed honcho at the India Today Group Mediaplex. God's Loyal Opposition. Useful Warning: Tweets may hurt religious sentiments.

POLITICS

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Nobody says the M-word

Not long ago, Muslims and schemes for Muslims would be high points of election speeches of mainstream political parties. Not a word now. Not a word.

VARIETY

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To Koo or not to Koo

#Twitterban trended on Twitter as Koo-getters trashed Twitter on Twitter because trashing something on Twitter is still something trashing something on Koo is yet to be.

POLITICS

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Farmers will resist till ishq outweighs risk

We have fought multinationals, economic liberalisation and today a large number of us are fighting the farm laws, with the belief that the laws will ultimately make paupers out of us poor farmers.

POLITICS

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Dilli Chalo! Fumble harmers, humble farmers

While the people on the right side of things could clang utensils for a cause, those on the left have had little causeful days in the corona times. Ideology needs the oxygen of a grievance. It came in tractor trollies to Singhu border.

VARIETY

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Tanishq, sell gold, not ishq

Jewellery is the crassest form of consumerism. Tanishq sells ornaments, stuff symbolising riches, not value.

POLITICS

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State, not Fate, made Kafeel Khan great

Dr Kafeel Khan has been an icon of resistance since his imprisonment. The man had neither an ideology nor a grievance worthy of making him an icon. Today he has both and worth their weight in gold.

POLITICS

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Rahul Gandhi must get back to work

To begin with, Rahul Gandhi has to become party president instead of just exercising power without accountability.

VARIETY

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No community spread means no community spread

Our communities have not gone through the drill of fighting SARS viruses and the utter lack of community health centres has made community spread impossible. To acknowledge, that is.

POLITICS

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Pushing Pilot out of cockpit

There's schadenfreude among Sachin Pilot's so-called friends when Ashok Gehlot hoots him for being a handsome, English-speaking lightweight as if only age and treachery have substance.

POLITICS

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Vikas Dubey: Brahmin Tiger, Thakur Tussle

Brahmins of UP have been nursing a perceived wound since 2017 on an ideological plain. Vikas Dubey’s encounter that looked like a murder by the state, has given that ideology a grievance.