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Unnao: A siren call for witness protection

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kuldeep Singh Sengar’s smug, smiling face as he met reporters after being accused of rape…
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Phone on or off, snooping is always on

Ten hours of questioning and Mark Zuckerberg still managed to put ‘evasive’ over ‘evident’. But the evasives are adding up…
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BJP’s response to rapes shows existential crisis

The woes are piling up for the BJP. Meenakshi Lekhi, the party’s MP, listed them in the right order; although…
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Exams driving kids to suicide even in UK

Teachers say academic stress is to blame for sharp rise in mental illnesses in children. Kids are self-harming and contemplating…
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10 benefits of Diggy’s Narmada Yatra

Bhopal:  Apparently, Digvijaya Singh is not going to fry pakodas. The Congress general secretary seems to have come out of…
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Why there are no farmers’ suicides in Bengal

Farmers’ suicides are back in the limelight and have become a major political weapon for political parties. Since 2010, farmers’…
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Syria: Return to the Cold War era

The spat over Syria is taking the US and Russia back to the animosity of the Cold War era. The…
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ATM cash crunch, or is it DeMo 2.0?

A cash shortage at ATMs has recreated the demonetisation scare, with people desperately scouting around for machines that can dispense…
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‘Saffron terror’ comes back to bite Congress

Congress president Rahul Gandhi sat next to the United States Ambassador at a lunch hosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh…
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BJP may lose today. But 12 months hence…

It does not gel that analysts say if “elections are held today”, the BJP, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,…