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The only cure is empathy.
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Especially not when the Rajasthan Home Minister makes excuses for perpetrators…
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Do you have separate plates for your domestic help?
Twitter responded to Ivanka Trump's sad complaints about the "viciousness" of attacks on her father with a shrug of "give me a break." "It is hard, and there's a level of viciousness that I was not ex...
Are they blind to the injustices perpetrated by Islamic culture?
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For decades, Osho was a critic of Mother Teresa of Calcutta and the ideology behind her work – especially her agenda of religious conversion and her socially sanctioned child indoctrination (thr...
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An open letter of resignation to the administration of the Nehru Memorial Museum Library (NMML) was recently issued by a so-called public intellectual, in protest against a particular appointment. In case you need reminding, Mr. Pratap Bhanu Mehta, a member of the executive committee of the NMML, has time and again questioned the integrity of the mandate given to the present central government. His latest action is nothing but a display of intellectual opportunism and unqualified arrogance.
As a person who personally observes a blanket ban on everything Salman, I can't help but question the morality and humanity of all those millions who continue to idolize this misogynistic enfant terrible. And of course, their collective IQ.
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Social media reactions to terrorism or acts of terror make for very interesting case studies. Never before have the masses been able to opine with such freedom on platforms that allow millions of others to read and share their views. News channels, newspapers and so on today are being challenged by people directly as the internet, often via smartphones and tablets, offers unprecedented, and often alternative and raw access to information. However, such access and fluidity in information flow comes with certain shortcomings.
I have often seen my male friends dating a so-called modern, "racy" girl. But when it comes to marrying that girl of their choice, whose virginity perhaps they have taken, they back out. Instead, in their own words, they'd like to marry a girl who is "pure", where purity is synonymous with an intact hymen.
Moviegoers who recently watched Deadpool in Indian theatres may have come away disappointed by the number of cuts in the expletive-laden superhero flick (it even prompted some people to start an onlin...