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How Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh wedding became more important than ‘plot to kill Modi’

Prime time debate on TV was all about analysing colours of Ranveer-Deepika’s wedding dresses.

Ranveer Singh & Deepika Padukone wedding has finally edged out breathless Rafale debates

'DeepVeer' wedding is juicier than the endless diatribes on Ayodhya and Sabarimala.

India is waiting for 2 things: Ram Mandir & India’s Got Talent winner

The underlying narrative in the cacophony of views is ‘mandir wahin at any cost’.

Between Sardar Patel and Urjit Patel, TV news channels forgot Sri Lanka

Punsters had a field day when Narendra Modi dedicated Sardar Patel’s statue to the nation.

There is a story more baffling than the CBI feud playing on primetime TV

The CBI drama is more confusing than the twists in the current plot of Zee's Kumkum Bhagya

As women block women, there’s no #MeToo solidarity on the way to Sabarimala

From Ravish Kumar on NDTV India, to India TV, News 24, Newsnation, Prime News, Total TV and even a regional channel like Kashish TV have broadcast #MeToo.

India’s #MeToo has eclipsed even Rahul Gandhi and Vladimir Putin in the media

When it came to #MeToo, Indian TV wanted to stand up, be counted and get noticed too.

On Camera

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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