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The News Minute | December 21, 2014 | 10.10 am IST The News Minute brings you our best reads of the week. Check them out to see if you’ve missed out on anything.  A series of events have to a scenario where the BJP is now considering going it alone in Andhra Pradesh in a bid to improve its standing in southern states. It appears to have used even the bifurcation of Telangana to its advantage. The bifurcation of AP - a boon for the BJP? Kathakali artistes are being forced to struggle for survival as opportunities to perform the art are dwindling day by day and the main source of income for this art form remains restricted to tourism. Kathakali – a magnificent art or a struggle for survival? Elephants in Kerala symbolize a majesty associated with its many festivals, but beneath the grandeur is a story of ill-treatment and cruelty that goes unnoticed. Kerala's elephant fetish and the brutality behind it all This sudden focus on conversion to Hinduism, carried out by the RSS has many speculating that the RSS will use it to push for an anti-conversion law. Has the 'liberal' response to Hindu conversions actually helped the right? Earlier this week, Mamata Banerjee dared Amit Shah and Narendra Modi to arrest her. In a show of threat, she took to the streets to protest Madan Mitra’s arrest. Here’s everything that you need to know about the Sarada scam, in easy illustrations. The most detailed list about who is involved in the 'Saradha Scam' For a lighter read, and an insight into the pressures of journalists’ lives, read how India Today celebrated its annual Founder’s Day. The Avengers: Media house decimates competition at annual do The killings of the children at a school in Peshawar was a horror beyond words. Read about a child whose alarm dint ring that day. Skipped school as alarm didn’t ring, today Dawood Ibrahim is the only survivor of class 9 Srinagar’s theatres have disappeared. Where there were once around 15 cinema halls, now there are none. A building that once was a cinema hall now houses a CRPF bunker in Lal Chowk, the heart of the city. Life in Kashmir, a photo essay  Huffing and puffing on Twitter, Subramanian Swamy earlier this week threatened to sue Facebook, if the website did not take down a parody account. Subramanian Swamy threatens to sue Facebook if parody account is not taken down One woman used her phone to send photos of drunken men in her compartment as she travelled alone. See what her brother did to help her out. Man tweeted his sister was troubled by drunk men, and look what happened In Tamil Nadu, a battle between producers and distributors over Lingaa's poor showing in theatres. KS Ravikumar and Rajinikanth fans launch counter offensive on distributors, critics
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