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#WhatTheFAQ: Why going under the knife is seeing an upswing? Is it really life-threatening?  

In the context of the death of actor Chetana Raj, we look at what it means to get plastic surgery done and what do trends dictate

Published on 19th May 2022
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Feminist principles in poetry: Gender Studies icon Kamla Bhasin dies at 75

In 2017, Bhasin was honoured with the Laadli Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in women’s development in Asia spanning over 35 years

Published on 25th September 2021
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His way or the highway: Why Traffic Ramaswamy is one tough 'PIL' to swallow!

Beaten, threatened and abandoned. This octagenarian's spirits have never dipped as he continues to crusade for Chennai's rights without missing a beat

Published on 8th December 2017
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Umar Khalid to be in custody till Oct 22, court directs counsel to file application for scholar's spectacles

On the request of Umar Khalid and his counsel Trideep Pais, the court allowed him to meet his parents before going to jail and directed his counsel to move an application for providing him spectacles

Published on 24th September 2020
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These twin child actors from the UK have set up a platform to help train young, aspiring actors

The Keston Twins founded Stagebox to teach young talented actors the tricks of the trade and help them navigate their way through the industry

Published on 6th July 2020
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This 13-year-old British Indian has become the first mixed-race actor to star as Annie at London's West End Theatre

After beginning her acting career at a very young age, Isobel Khan has been able to tread a whole new  path by performing the iconic role at West End Theatre

Published on 2nd July 2020
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At 68, HIV+ transgender activist Noori Saleem is 'amma' to 45 children with HIV. This is her inspiring story

Noori has fought two of society’s biggest taboos – being a transgender person and HIV/AIDS – to spread awareness and become a mother to 45 HIV positive children

Published on 30th October 2019
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How Sacred Games star Kubbra Sait got over being bullied as a school kid

Kubbra Sait shares how Buoyancee helped her gain confidence and the importance of essaying the role of Kuckoo in Netflix's Sacred Games — for her, as a person and as an actor

Published on 6th September 2019
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How SFI unionists in Kerala crowdfunded to help an 'enemy' KSU student with kidney failure is heart-warming

Rafi is a member of the Congress-affiliated KSU. A former SFI member has even come forward to donate his kidney so that he can live

Published on 22nd May 2019
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Haven't slept since then: One month on, how Mugilan's disappearance has affected TN's activists 

His fellow activists, SP Udayakumaran and Henri Tiphange speak about their friend, his disappearance and the theories that surround it

Published on 17th March 2019
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Here are the scholars being harassed around India in connection to Bhima-Koregaon

Here are the scholars, branded 'urban maoists', who went behind bars for their apparent connection with the Bhima-Koregaon incident

Published on 29th August 2018
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Arresting intelligentsia is a witch hunt to divert attention from the real issues: Umar Khalid on activists' arrest

In light of the arrests the Maharashtra police made throughout the country, Umar Khalid explains the nitty-gritty of the politics behind it

Published on 29th August 2018
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Why State-sponsored suppression of free speech should scare every one of us

Despite the Chief Justice's observation that there needs to be a place for dissent, can it really exist when the State is throwing our constitutional rights out the window? 

Published on 31st August 2018
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Suicide or not, implement committee recomendations, say scholars and activists about J Muthukrishnan death

Implement recommendations of Sukhadeo Thorat committee demand dalit scholars

Published on 16th March 2017

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