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news ICYMI Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 16:28

For cash-strapped Mandya villagers, ill-equipped post offices offer little relief

Villagers come from long distances to the only two post offices in a 25km distance, but often return home empty handed, because of cash shortages

Man who left Ballari barren, Janardhana Reddy ironically gifts saplings to wedding guests

Reddy and other miners left behind a trail of environment destruction in Ballari

Is disinvestment a boon or a bane for Bengaluru’s iconic BEML?

The employees say that the government is going to be a big loser by selling its stakes in BEML.

The Political Gamble: Why would Modi hurt his own vote bank?

Logically it would imply, Modi believes the gains of demonetisation are far greater than just protecting his party's vote-bank.

On a high note: Mariyappan Thangavelu opens up about life, sport and his historic victory

All confidence on the field, Mariyappan is shy and reticent off it, still unused to his new-found fame.

Making a choice: Indian couples who don't want children

From concern for the overcrowded world to not wanting the emotional responsibility, there are lots of reasons why couples choose not to have kids.

How a gift of hair gives cancer survivors the confidence to face the world again

A cancer survivor, and those who donate hair speak out.

100 years of Justice Party, a movement which defined Tamil Nadu politics

Even as India was fighting British domination hundred years ago, there was another India fighting for liberation from perhaps an equally vicious hegemony within.

An island in the outskirts of Kochi isolated by state government apathy

An Island with a long history of agitations

Education no bar: In this Telangana village, a dalit graduate still cleans drains

Segregation, denial of access to water, its a tough life for Dalits.

 

 

 

 

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