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Sapna Chaudhari

Haryana dancer Sapna Chaudhary viciously trolled for supporting Congress party

The comments ranged from Sapna Chaudhary bewafa hai to ‘Because she supports Congress, I hate her’. 
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Midnight’s Children to A Fine Balance, top 10 books to read on the Emergency

In the years since 1975, a lot of literature has captured the political turmoil of the Emergency. Here's what to read. New Delhi: On this day, 43 years ago, then prime minister Indira Gandhi declared a state of Emergency in the country. Civil liberties were suspended, opposition leaders thrown into jails as an atmosphere of fear gripped the nation in what was perhaps the darkest phase in modern Indian history. In the years since, a lot of literature has captured the social and political turmoil of the times, particularly in probing the role of Gandhi, her son Sanjay and the Congress party in the imposition of the Emergency. From journalists to academicians to authors, most have written about the most significant time in contemporary Indian history. Here are 10 books — from memoirs to novels — that deal with the Emergency. Emergency Retold, Kuldip Nayar The fourth estate carries an inherent responsibility to keep an eye on the powers that be. Unfortunately, it hasn’t always...
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Mumbai’s not Hollywood, which is why we barely have films on the Emergency 

The way the ‘dark era’ of the Emergency hit the common man, it provided ample material for thought-provoking political subjects, but they were few takers.
Kulsum and JK Rowling

J.K. Rowling sends boxful of gifts for young Jammu fan who wrote essay on her

In a video posted as part of a thread of tweets, a gushing Kulsum reads the note by Rowling: ‘It would be an honour to meet you one day. With Love.’
A birthday cake for Dave, a seven year old dog owned by Andrew Scott | Bloomberg

How top chefs spoil their dogs

"For his birthday, we did a trio of fish: salmon, cod and tuna, baked in the oven in tinfoil parcels. He is so fussy, he can spot anything cheap."

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Omicron needs 3 evolutionary surprises to wreak havoc

Scientists have been so surprised by the number of mutations in omicron that they’ve been calling it 'insane', but they don’t yet know what they mean.
Snapdeal website seen on a phone | Photo: Kuni Takahashi | Bloomberg

Snapdeal plans to file Rs 1900-crore IPO early next year

Snapdeal would become the largest tech company to test investors’ appetite for IPOs after the disastrous debut of Paytm’s parent, One 97 Communications Ltd.


Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. Hari Kumar. | Photo by special arrangement

Admiral Hari Kumar takes over as Navy chief, all eyes on his approach to modernisation

Among the previous nine Navy chiefs, he is the fourth to have commanded INS Ranvir, a Rajput class guided missile destroyer.

What farm laws retreat by Modi govt tells us about ruling India like a CM with brute majority

No matter how dominant BJP is, India is a federation of states and it has CMs in only 12. Agriculture is largely a state issue, and most of India doesn’t follow it unquestioningly.