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06/06/2017 9:42 AM IST | Updated 06/06/2017 9:56 AM IST
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Racism operates in subtler forms than asking 'foreigners' to go back home to their own countries. 12-year-old Indian-American spelling bee champion Ananya Vinay faced its insidious variety on CNN recently.

A South Delhi jazz club has been in the line of fire after allegations of casteism arose against it. How blind are Indian elites to their privilege? Read here to know more.

India had a spectacular victory over Pakistan in Edgbaston, Birmingham, on Sunday. We bring you some of the coolest images from the audience of that day.

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The alertness of the security forces in a CRPF camp in Bandipora, Jammu & Kashmir, helped avert a major Uri-style attack by militants. Four of the insurgents were gunned down in the clashes that followed.

US President Donald Trump got a sharp riposte from External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for accusing India of signing the Paris agreement out of greed and fear. India's commitment, Swaraj clarified, is always to protect the environment.

A case registered against NDTV's Prannoy Roy and his wife Radhika led to CBI raids at their homes in Delhi and Dehradun, a move that the television channel called a deliberate 'witch-hunt'.

Off The Front Page

British police have named two of the three attackers in London who left a trailed of wounded and killed 7 people, first by driving a truck through a crowd, followed by rampant stabbing of pedestrians.

As wildlife habitats shrink due to encroachment of human settlements, animals in India are facing a dire challenge for survival. A report in the Hindustan Times paints a grim picture.

Here are the 12 big announcements Apple made at its annual Worldwide Development Conference on Monday.

Opinion

In a job-starved market, India needs more women entrepreneurs to open out the economy and create more opportunities, an editorial in Mint argues.

With Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cutting diplomatic ties and transport links with Qatar, Indian's strategic relationship with the Gulf countries will change, says Pramit Pal Chaudhuri in the Hindustan Times.

With the Narendra Modi government entering its third year in power, India's reputation as a 'soft power' is over as it asserts itself through a change in attitude, says Sudhanshu Trivedi in The Indian Express.

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