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Indian PM questions validity of ‘Triple Talaq’

Indian PM questions validity of ‘Triple Talaq’

October 25, 2016

Indian PM Narendra Modi shared his views on the practice of ‘Triple Talaq’, which has added another shade to the ongoing debate within India to explore the future possibility of a Uniform Civil Code.

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Open defecation remains a grave concern in India

Open defecation remains a grave concern in India

September 29, 2016

Open defecation remains a problem in India even as Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) approaches its 2nd anniversary.

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Fiasco at political rally leaves India chuckling

Fiasco at political rally leaves India chuckling

September 8, 2016

Indian National Congress (INC) vice president Rahul Gandhi organised Khat Pe Charcha (Conversation seated on cots) for the upcoming state election in Uttar Pradesh in northern India. Trouble broke when locals were seen getting away with the cots after the do.

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Raising questions on women’s dignity

Raising questions on women’s dignity

July 22, 2016

A BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh calls a former chief minister and leader of the BSP ‘worse than a prostitute’ raising a storm in the Parliament. But, lost in the noise was the nature of the insult and the position of women in India. As elections approach in the largest state of...

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Mango Muddle

Mango Muddle

June 14, 2016

Many Indians look forward to summers. For some, mainly school children, it means vacations, for some others it means new designs and clothes in the shops, while for many others it means the arrival of the King; The king of fruits-Mango.

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