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For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost
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For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost

Recently, 150 writers artists and academics wrote an open letter arguing against ideological conformity amid a debate over so-called cancel culture — where prominent people face attack for sharing controversial opinions

How the West’s wokeness killed a Marvel called the comic-book superhero
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How the West’s wokeness killed a Marvel called the comic-book superhero

Marvel’s newest crop of characters have been greeted with howls from comics fans.

Opposition terms Centre's economic package 'big disappointment' with nothing for migrants; BJP hails first set of measures
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Opposition terms Centre's economic package 'big disappointment' with nothing for migrants; BJP hails first set of measures

The first set of the Centre's economic relief package unveiled on Wednesday received criticism from Opposition parties, including the Left and TMC, who called the measures a "disappointment" and a "big zero" that has "nothing" for migrant workers.

Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session
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Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session

Hundreds of Left-wing students descended on the road outside the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata on Wednesday evening, protesting against CAA, NRC and BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta who took part in an event on the grounds of the iconic monument

Mamata Banerjee meeting Narendra Modi during his Kolkata visit 'desperate attempt' to split anti-TMC votes in West Bengal, says BJP
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Mamata Banerjee meeting Narendra Modi during his Kolkata visit 'desperate attempt' to split anti-TMC votes in West Bengal, says BJP

State BJP's views come after Banerjee met Modi and they shared the dais at a state government event

Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Left-affiliated students protest against Mamata Banerjee meeting PM, say will dilute fight against CAA
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Narendra Modi in West Bengal: Left-affiliated students protest against Mamata Banerjee meeting PM, say will dilute fight against CAA

Left students were protesting against her meeting Modi at the Raj Bhavan and sharing the stage with him at a function later in the evening on the first day of his two-day visit to the state

JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north
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JAP, VIP activists in spotlight as disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson mark Bihar bandh; Left takes out rally in north

Bihar witnessed disruption of traffic, vandalism and arson on Thursday on account of a state-wide shutdown called by Left parties in protest against Citizenship Amendment Act 2019

DMK, Left slam move to 'impose' Sanskrit in Anna University; no course is compulsory, says varsity
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DMK, Left slam move to 'impose' Sanskrit in Anna University; no course is compulsory, says varsity

The DMK and the Left on Wednesday opposed a proposal by premier technical varsity, the state-run Anna University, to include philosophy in its syllabus for the engineering students, with MK Stalin saying it amounted to 'imposition' of Sanskrit

JU fracas: Not just BJP-TMC turf war, assault on Babul Supryio exposes conceit, hypocrisy of Left-liberal brigade
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JU fracas: Not just BJP-TMC turf war, assault on Babul Supryio exposes conceit, hypocrisy of Left-liberal brigade

The attempt to sanctify the heckling and manhandling of Union minister Babul Supriyo at Jadavpur University campus as an 'organic expression' of 'righteous anger' against 'fascism' is a stark example of how conceited and narcissistic liberalism has become

JNUSU Elections 2019: BAPSA-Fraternity alliance a step against Islamophobia, challenges monopoly of Brahmanical Left and Right in JNU politics
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JNUSU Elections 2019: BAPSA-Fraternity alliance a step against Islamophobia, challenges monopoly of Brahmanical Left and Right in JNU politics

The BAPSA-Fraternity alliance in the JNUSU elections 2019 is a historic episode in the JNU campus where both savarna Brahmanical Left and Right have had a monopoly for decades in terms of institutional and political access

Lessons for our Liberals
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Lessons for our Liberals

Narendra Modi’s thumping victory shows that the traditional forces of liberalism and the Left are facing annihilation. Liberals need to develop a new language of politics to stay relevant

Lok Sabha election result demolishes myth of BJP-proof West Bengal, but party's journey from No 2 to No 1 won't be easy
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Lok Sabha election result demolishes myth of BJP-proof West Bengal, but party's journey from No 2 to No 1 won't be easy

The Trinamool fortress had proved impregnable during the last Lok Sabha elections and its Modi wave. They had withstood the BJP in the 2016 Assembly elections despite the Saradha-Narada scandals

LDF's debacle in Kerala Lok Sabha polls: NDA's entry as third front has changed electoral landscape in state
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LDF's debacle in Kerala Lok Sabha polls: NDA's entry as third front has changed electoral landscape in state

Vijayan’s calculation was based on the past trend showing the benefit of BJP gain to the Left Democratic Front (LDF) led by his party.

Narendra Modi in Bengal: PM says 40 TMC MLAs are 'in touch' with him, will desert party once BJP comes to power
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Narendra Modi in Bengal: PM says 40 TMC MLAs are 'in touch' with him, will desert party once BJP comes to power

Mocking Banerjee for often losing her cool as she was 'sensing defeat', Modi said she cannot even dream of becoming the prime minister.

Narendra Modi in West Bengal: PM says Mamata has affection for goons and 'nirmamata' for people, vows to root out 'syndicate'
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Narendra Modi in West Bengal: PM says Mamata has affection for goons and 'nirmamata' for people, vows to root out 'syndicate'

Modi said that TMC felt that bombs, guns, swords and hooliganism would scare the brave workers of the BJP, but If BJP was to be scared of such attacks, the country wouldn't have been able to move in the direction of change and progress and would become the largest party.

Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad candidacy puts CPM in tough spot; Left party may lose national tag if it performs poorly in Kerala
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Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad candidacy puts CPM in tough spot; Left party may lose national tag if it performs poorly in Kerala

Congress president Rahul Gandhi's candidacy from Wayanad has upset the poll strategy of both the BJP and CPM in Kerala as the political discourse has now shifted from women's entry into Sabarimala to national issues

Rahul Gandhi's candidature in Wayanad has CPM shaken; Left party gearing up for no-holds-barred campaign against Congress
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Rahul Gandhi's candidature in Wayanad has CPM shaken; Left party gearing up for no-holds-barred campaign against Congress

The panicky reactions of CPM and BJP leaders to Rahul Gandhi contesting from Wayanad convinced the Congress that the move may kick off a wave in the party's favour in all the southern states.

#MeToo in India: Turning allegations against MJ Akbar, Vinod Dua into Left-vs-Right battle must be stopped
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#MeToo in India: Turning allegations against MJ Akbar, Vinod Dua into Left-vs-Right battle must be stopped

Twitter India is now a veritable warzone. Thank #MeToo for it, of course. We are not just talking about women who are taking to the keyboard.

Violence during Sabarimala protests very similar to tension during Babri Masjid demolition: Sitaram Yechury
India

Violence during Sabarimala protests very similar to tension during Babri Masjid demolition: Sitaram Yechury

Sitaram Yechury demanded to know why Centre was not applying yardstick of equal treatment of women it used on the triple talaq issue to the Sabarimala row.

Kerala nun rape case: CPM says protest seeking arrest of bishop Franco 'politically motivated' to tarnish Left govt
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Kerala nun rape case: CPM says protest seeking arrest of bishop Franco 'politically motivated' to tarnish Left govt

CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Thursday termed the protest seeking arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal by the five nuns as ‘politically motivated’ and ‘designed to tarnish the image of the Kerala government’