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What The FAQ: What is Facebook's rumoured massive revamp all about?  

Facebook and controversy go hand in hand. However, Mark Zuckerburg seems to be fighting tooth and nail to shed that reputation

Published on 20th October 2021
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Who killed Odisha school principal Mamita Meher? Charred body dug up from under stadium refuels controversy

Mamita’s disappearance snowballed into a huge controversy with Minister Mishra finding himself at the centre of the storm. Opposition political parties charged the Minister of shielding the accused

Published on 20th October 2021
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What the FAQ: Why did Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram go down for hours on October 4?

The outage came as Facebook was amidst yet another controversy where a whistleblower has accused the company of repeatedly prioritising profit over clamping down on hate speech and misinformation

Published on 5th October 2021
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West Bengal government removed state Higher Secondary Council President after multiple controversies

Das had been in controversy ever since the higher secondary results were out in July in which about two per cent of the total 8,19,202 candidates were declared failed leading to state-wide protests

Published on 13th August 2021
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Why you should shut up and comment: The benefits of understanding when it's your place to speak

The Coach gives us his two cents about the Rihanna controversy and tells us why we should comment on issues only when needed

Published on 15th February 2021
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Why three Chennai artists decided to start their own version of the famous Inktober art challenge on Instagram

After much controversy surrounding Inktober, three Chennai artists started #MadrasInktober — their tribute to the city and its many colours. This is what happened when they got their creative hit

Published on 7th October 2020
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Welcome to Reason: Does one need to know Hindi to be called an Indian?

Language politics has always been a sensitive and emotive issue in Tamil Nadu where the National Education Policy (NEP) has been stirring up controversy

Published on 16th August 2020
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'Why must we bring politics into this as well?' The artist behind Orukudayil Oruma, that depicts Kerala's COVID-19 fight asks

The digital painting went viral on various social media platforms for representing Kerala's struggle to control the Coronavirus and also caused some controversy when it was politicised by an MLA

Published on 7th May 2020
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Jamiat-Jamia-Deoband to hold meeting to allay CAA fears

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has taken responsibility to arrest the growing controversy over the new Citizenship Act

Published on 14th January 2020
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JNU appoints ABVP leader as assistant professor after shortlisting committee strike him off the list

Saurabh Kumar Sharma, the candidate, has been in a controversy regarding his PhD being granted to him the same day of his viva in May

Published on 26th November 2019
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Shahjahanpur law student finishes admission process at Bareilly University, returned to jail cell

After getting the approval from a UP Court, the Shahjahanpur law student who has accused former BJP Minister Chinmayanand of rape has finished admission formalities at MJPRU, Bareilly

Published on 18th October 2019
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In Yogi's UP, Government School HM suspended after kids sing Muslim poet's song during assembly

The Muslim poet in question is Allama Iqbal, who famously wrote the lines Sare jahan se achcha in the year 1902. The VHP and the Bajrang Dal placed complaints to the government after this happened

Published on 16th October 2019
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Tired of passing orders on illegal flex boards: Madras High Court after death of techie

A controversy had erupted after a woman identified as Subashree lost her life after an illegal flex banner erected in Pallikaranai

Published on 13th September 2019
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Delhi aunty says her statements were 'regressive' after video of her slut-shaming girls goes viral

The video posted on social media by Shivani Gupta, the girl who was publicly shamed for wearing short clothes, was followed by a huge deal of controversy 

Published on 2nd May 2019
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Panel set up in AMU to look into students' demand of separate kitchens for veg, non-veg food

A controversy kicked up on campus recently when several students with vegetarian food habits opposed the fact that vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes were being cooked in the same kitchen

Published on 3rd December 2018

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