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How documentary series 'My Daughter Joined a Cult' shines a light on India's obsession with godmen

The three-part series, which streams on discovery+, tracks the rise and fall of controversial godman Swami Nithyananda and the murky goings-on at his ashram

Why the BJP is wooing tribal voters in Jharkhand

With chief minister and JMM chief Hemant Soren mired in legal challenges, the BJP is sensing an opportunity to gain political advantage in the state which has a significant tribal population

Why 2020 Kerala gold smuggling scam has returned to haunt Pinarayi Vijayan

Key accused Swapna Suresh’s accusation that the Kerala CM, his wife and daughter were involved in the scam has prompted the Opposition to demand Pinarayi Vijayan’s resignation

Cool ways to beat the heat wave

The heat wave is far from over. Here are expert tips on keeping yourself safe when in the sun

The curious case of ‘missing’ wheat in Madhya Pradesh

The gap of 34 lakh tonnes in wheat sales figures of 2021 and 2022 is not being explained convincingly even as the state government claims no production losses due to the heat wave this year

From the archives | Maqbool Fida Husain: The timeless creative machine

M.F. Husain, who died on June 9, 2011 at the age of 95, had probably surpassed every other Indian artist in terms of quality and quantity of his works. His art was ageless

Why RSS plans survey in Gujarat constituencies ahead of assembly polls

The Sangh is drawing a plan to ensure the BJP’s victory in the elections and may put forward suggestions about ‘winnable’ candidates

Why the Jubilee Hills gangrape and circulating of survivor’s visuals is a blot on Hyderabad

BJP MLA M. Raghunandan Rao claims he released the images and video to establish the complicity of an AIMIM legislator’s son who, he alleged, was being protected by the police

Covid cases down, how Indians are resurrecting their dating lives

A nationwide survey by dating app Bumble shows individuals are eager to resume their hunt for the perfect partner even though many aren’t sure anymore what their ‘type’ is

Why RBI may raise interest rates above pre-pandemic level by end of fiscal

The central bank will go beyond the 50 basis points hike it announced on June 8 as high inflation continues to be a threat

Why Hyderabad police booked BJP MLA for circulating visuals of Jubilee Hills gangrape survivor

BJP MLA M. Raghunandan Rao claims he released the images and video to establish the complicity of an AIMIM MLA’s son who, he alleged, was being protected by the police

From the archives: All you need to know about 1984 Operation Bluestar

The Indira Gandhi government’s decision to launch Operation Bluestar at the Golden Temple in Amritsar was fraught with tragic consequences. Here’s an in-depth look at how it all unfolded

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