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Sanjay Raut, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bal Thackeray, Thackeray

Bal Thackeray’s life is worth a movie, but did Nawazuddin Siddiqui face ideological contradiction essaying the role?

With Uddhav Thackeray’s blessings, the movie’s release is unlikely to face any resistance in cinema halls. But what were Nawaz's feelings playing the Shiv Sena supremo?

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Politics, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Why we think Kareena Kapoor should join politics

This is the only way we can get more women in the field. And strong women, like Kareena, should be welcome.

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Public Relations, Karan Johar, Kl rahul, Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya has been punished. Can we now talk about the epic PR fail it was?

Actions have consequences. Hardik and Rahul deserve to be punished. But there are others in the picture here as well.

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VVPAT, Kapil Sibal, EVM tampering, EVM

EVM Hack: Play politics, certainly. But don't play with the idea of our democracy

The exercise to discredit EVMs is underway only to ensure there is a scapegoat ready in the event of an electoral loss. It shows deep nervousness, and total cynicism regarding the democratic processes we hold dear.

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Weightloss diet, Carbohydrate, No carb challenge, Diet

Why I took up a 'no-carbohydrate' challenge and what I learnt

The world is absolutely unfair to vegetarians. I feel for them.

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Jayalalithaa, Mamata Banerjee, Sadhana singh, Mayawati

Mayawati abused, Jayalalithaa’s sari torn, Jaya Prada’s morphed photos, Mamata Banerjee’s fractured skull: What women got in Indian politics

BJP MLA Sadhana Singh recently calling Mayawati 'worse than eunuchs' evokes the physical and verbal abuse women have been subjected to in our politics, time and time again.

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Cyber sex, Sexual identities, Sex dolls, Digisexuals

Meet the Digisexuals: People who prefer cyber-sex to human sex. Is that just another choice?

More people are arguing that digisexuals be recognised as another sexual identity.

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Denmark pm visit, Taj mahal pollution, Air Quality Index, Pollution

Thank God we lack shame. We choke even foreign guests with our air, again and again.

Now the Danish PM witnessed a wonder of India through our poisonous grey air. Although our govt isn't embarrassed, our humble advice from the gas chamber — Thora adjust karlo, sir.

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Bollywood, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Pakistan, Salman Khan

Why Pakistan has to be satisfied with Salman Khan's doppelgangers only!

There's no way they can get hold of the original one. Neither in real life, nor on screens! Hence, life must be spent with Bhai ka fakes!

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Sexism, Misogyny, Jadavpur University, কনক সরকারBelow The Belt

Sex Scene: Are Indian men incapable? Of controlling their sexual fantasies and brutish frustrations?

Is Professor Kanak Sarkar a symptom of a rampant desi mard chauvinism that wants a virgin to wed, and other women to molest outside the homestead?