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JNU violence protest: ‘Free Kashmir’ placard holding protester shares clarification and apology

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JNU violence protest: ‘Free Kashmir’ placard holding protester shares clarification and apology

Several netizens and media outlets assumed that the woman holding the contentious poster is a Kashmiri, while politicians swooped in to take jibes at her

Twitter user shares proof that you could be wearing sandals just like the ones worn in India 900 years ago

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Twitter user shares proof that you could be wearing sandals just like the ones worn in India 900 years ago

A Twitter user shared a picture of ancient sculpture from a temple in Tamil Nadu’s Avudayarkoil, that dates back 900 years.

Couple gets 48 hours' notice to change wedding venue; President Kovind steps in for rescue

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Couple gets 48 hours' notice to change wedding venue; President Kovind steps in for rescue

In a tweet posted on January 5, bride-to-be Ashley Hall tagged the Rashtrapati Bhavan as a last resort, hoping for a miracle.

From Nirmala Sitharaman to Kanhaiya Kumar: How JNU alumni reacted to masked mob attacks

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From Nirmala Sitharaman to Kanhaiya Kumar: How JNU alumni reacted to masked mob attacks

Condemning the violence, the BJP has blamed the “forces of anarchy” of “creating unrest to shore up their shrinking political footprint”

2020 is the year for weekend getaways - here’s why

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2020 is the year for weekend getaways - here’s why

April turns out to be the most gifted month, vis-à-vis long weekends, in the year 2020

Anand Mahindra is a fan of 8-year-old Licipriya Kangujam; here is why

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Anand Mahindra is a fan of 8-year-old Licipriya Kangujam; here is why

The idea to make plantation drives compulsory in schools might have struck Anand Mahindra as a novelty, but 8-year-old Manipuri environment activist Licipriya Kangujam was quick to remind him that she had pitched it long ago.

‘Cold Mess’ among Barack Obama's favourite songs, Prateek Kuhad won't 'sleep tonight'

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‘Cold Mess’ among Barack Obama's favourite songs, Prateek Kuhad won't 'sleep tonight'

The singer, who is touring the world at the moment, was elated to find his name featured alongside some of the world’s most popular musicians such as Bruce Springsteen and Beyonce

Rahul Gandhi is next PM: Youth Congress gets trolled on Twitter

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Rahul Gandhi is next PM: Youth Congress gets trolled on Twitter

Youth Congress workers did not understand the hashtag "2019inwords" at first and posted a prediction for the upcoming year instead of summing up this year.

Shatrughan Sinha takes on PM Modi over UP Police’s ‘misconduct’ with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

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Shatrughan Sinha takes on PM Modi over UP Police’s ‘misconduct’ with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Questioning the police excess, the Congress leader took to Twitter to express his concern over the fate of “other” Indians who do not come from influential families, if such behaviour could be meted out to the "beti" of the Gandhi family.

Why did Anand Mahindra hold a grudge against Bill Gates for over two decades?

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Why did Anand Mahindra hold a grudge against Bill Gates for over two decades?

Discussion on the topic began when a Twitter user Ramesh Babu shared a screengrab of a Gates documentary to enquire about the discussion going on between him and Mahindra

Aaditya Thackeray reprimands Sena workers after they tonsured man for criticising Uddhav Thackeray

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Aaditya Thackeray reprimands Sena workers after they tonsured man for criticising Uddhav Thackeray

The young Shiv Sena leader asked the party workers to follow the lead of their CM and keep calm in such situations

Is Trump's Space Force in violation of the Outer Space Treaty?

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Is Trump's Space Force in violation of the Outer Space Treaty?

the 1967 Outer Space Treaty outlines that outer space shall not be weaponised, in order to enable all countries to peacefully explore it.

Is it a dry day amid Section 144? Bengaluru Police reassures Twitter user with cheeky reply

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Is it a dry day amid Section 144? Bengaluru Police reassures Twitter user with cheeky reply

To contain the growing unrest in the country over the Citizenship Amendment Act, the Bengaluru Police had imposed prohibitory orders in several pockets of the city

Twitter blasts Alia Bhatt for posting wrong Preamble to extend support to CAA protesters

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Twitter blasts Alia Bhatt for posting wrong Preamble to extend support to CAA protesters

The one that Alia shared read: India is a “sovereign democratic republic”, but it was tweaked by our former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to “Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic, Republic”.

Mamata Banerjee trades barbs with WB governor over Citizenship Amendment Act

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Mamata Banerjee trades barbs with WB governor over Citizenship Amendment Act

Governor Dhankar said he was stunned by how the two top officials ignored his requests for a briefing and update on the “current painful situation in Bengal".

Fancy free lunch at Buckingham Palace and fat salary? Here’s your chance

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Fancy free lunch at Buckingham Palace and fat salary? Here’s your chance

The British royal family is looking for a "head of digital engagement" to manage the Queen's presence on social media and help her connect with 6.9 million followers

Nirbhaya rape case: The four convicts and the charges against them

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Nirbhaya rape case: The four convicts and the charges against them

The four men being sent to the gallows have been found guilty of raping Nirbhaya in a moving bus and assaulting her with a rod before leaving her to die

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s mannequin displayed at Pak Air Force War Museum

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IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s mannequin displayed at Pak Air Force War Museum

The photo of the museum exhibit was shared by Pakistani political journalist Anwar Lodhi from his official Twitter handle.

New Zealand lawmaker's speech goes viral as she shuts down fellow MP with an internet slang

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New Zealand lawmaker's speech goes viral as she shuts down fellow MP with an internet slang

She was about speaking about the ills of climate change during a debate held over the ‘Zero Carbon Bill’ when an older parliamentarian started interrupting her.

Twitterati up in arms over this KBC question, here's why

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Twitterati up in arms over this KBC question, here's why

The quiz show faced backlash on social media for "disrespecting" Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The channel, Sony TV, later issued an apology.

Painful to see govt making false claim: Tharoor on Taseer's citizenship row

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Painful to see govt making false claim: Tharoor on Taseer's citizenship row

The Ministry of Home Affairs has accused writer Aatish Taseer of hiding his father's Pakistani nationality to acquire the Overseas Citizenship of India

VVS Laxman's tweet gets people talking about this 'inspiring' tea seller from Kanpur

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VVS Laxman's tweet gets people talking about this 'inspiring' tea seller from Kanpur

Laxman's 'very very special' post went viral in no time, garnering more than 27,000 likes and as many as 3,000 retweets.

Twitter unhappy with Maharashtra Police advisory based on Roberto Firmino’s offside goal

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Twitter unhappy with Maharashtra Police advisory based on Roberto Firmino’s offside goal

Though the tweet has been retweeted more than 600 times and liked by more than 2,000 people, the comments section was filled with Liverpool fans calling out the “erroneous VAR judgment”.

Eating carpet not allowed: Shabana Azmi tweets hilarious signboard put up at Chennai airport

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Eating carpet not allowed: Shabana Azmi tweets hilarious signboard put up at Chennai airport

The picture was originally taken years ago, in 2015, but it went viral once more after Shabana Azmi shared it.

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