The Morning Wrap: Sania-Martina Win US Open Doubles; RSS Chief Says Hindus Should Weed Out The 'Unscientific'

14/09/2015 8:15 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
Martina Hingis, of Switzerland, left, and Sania Mirza, of India, hold up the championship trophy after defeating Casey Dellacqua, of Australia, and Yaroslava Shvedova, of Kazakhstan, in the women's doubles championship match of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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India's tennis star Sania Mirza bagged her second consecutive Grand Slam title of the season, and fifth overall, as she won the US Open women's doubles with Swiss partner Martina Hingis on Sunday.

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RSS sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday called for a reassessment of Hindu religious values, saying that unscientific values should be given up.

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Amrith Lal says that the attempt to restrict the Ramayana tradition to one text and squeeze it within a particular religious community is a narrow, political project.

Manu Joseph says that Mumbai's modernity is a myth.

Dhananjay Tripathi says that Europe cannot absolve itself of its share of responsibility for the West Asia migration crisis.

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