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The 49-day-long Kumbh Mela officially began in Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad) on 15 January. It will continue till 4 March. Although it is usually spread across a 20-km radius, the Kumbh Mela 2019 will be sprawled across an area of 45 km.

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Over 2 crore devotees attended the first ‘shahi snan’ on Makar Sankranti

Approximately Rs 2,800 crore has been earmarked for this year’s mega event

Over 1.22 lakh toilets and 20 thousand dustbins have been set up

Indian Railways started public announcements in six languages for non-Hindi-speaking passengers

The grand event will also be held in Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik, apart from Prayagraj

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Over 2 crore devotees attended the first ‘shahi snan’ on Makar Sankranti

Approximately Rs 2,800 crore has been earmarked for this year’s mega event

Over 1.22 lakh toilets and 20 thousand dustbins have been set up

Indian Railways started public announcements in six languages for non-Hindi-speaking passengers

The grand event will also be held in Haridwar, Ujjain and Nasik, apart from Prayagraj

In 2016, the death of 26-year-old Dalit PhD student at the University of Hyderabad, Rohith Vemula, created political ripples across the nation. How has his death impacted the fight for Dalit rights in India?

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Rohith Vemula was a PhD student at the University of Hyderabad and was suspended following a run-in with an ABVP leader

After the suspension, he went through a financial crunch as he stopped receiving his Rs 28,000 monthly stipend

He believed that he and his four friends, all members of the Ambedkar Students Association, were targeted because of their caste

Rohith’s suicide became a turning point for Dalit rights movements

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Rohith Vemula was a PhD student at the University of Hyderabad and was suspended following a run-in with an ABVP leader

After the suspension, he went through a financial crunch as he stopped receiving his Rs 28,000 monthly stipend

He believed that he and his four friends, all members of the Ambedkar Students Association, were targeted because of their caste

Rohith’s suicide became a turning point for Dalit rights movements

What would you say to soldiers who’ve missed holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, and many such occasions, only because they’re doing their duty?If you had a chance to send your Sandesh to a Soldier, what would you say?  

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The Quint wants to connect the Indian citizens to the soldiers they may have never known

As a token of the nation’s appreciation for our sipahis

People from across the country are sending their ‘Sandesh’ in the form of letters and videos

To celebrate the safety we cherish in the country, we wish to salute the soldiers for their commitment and bravery

This Republic Day, we are asking YOU, the citizens, to write and record your Sandesh to a Soldier

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The Quint wants to connect the Indian citizens to the soldiers they may have never known

As a token of the nation’s appreciation for our sipahis

People from across the country are sending their ‘Sandesh’ in the form of letters and videos

To celebrate the safety we cherish in the country, we wish to salute the soldiers for their commitment and bravery

This Republic Day, we are asking YOU, the citizens, to write and record your Sandesh to a Soldier

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal was defeated by a crushing margin in parliament on Tuesday, further complicating the country’s historic exit from the EU and triggering a no-confidence motion against her government.

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Germany says Brexit deal defeat ‘a bitter day for Europe’

‘Humiliated’: British press says May ‘crushed’ by defeat

The EU and European governments warned Tuesday that the British parliament’s rejection of a Brexit deal heightened the risk of a disorderly withdrawal from the bloc

The pound edged down but mostly held its ground as investors consider the next likely developments in the long-running saga

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Germany says Brexit deal defeat ‘a bitter day for Europe’

‘Humiliated’: British press says May ‘crushed’ by defeat

The EU and European governments warned Tuesday that the British parliament’s rejection of a Brexit deal heightened the risk of a disorderly withdrawal from the bloc

The pound edged down but mostly held its ground as investors consider the next likely developments in the long-running saga

In January 2017, Jallikattu, TN’s bull-hugging sport was legalised after statewide agitations. While the sport has remained relatively unchanged for over 2,300 years, it is now more political and bound to ‘Tamil identity’ than ever before.

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Jallikattu is the Tamil agrarian sport of bull hugging.

In existence since at least 2,300 years, it was banned in 2014.

Animal rights activists headed by PETA India were campaigning for the ban since early 2000s.

Jallikattu is tied to traditions of animal husbandry and sustainable breeding.

With more stringent rules to safeguard man and bull, will it live on?

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Jallikattu is the Tamil agrarian sport of bull hugging.

In existence since at least 2,300 years, it was banned in 2014.

Animal rights activists headed by PETA India were campaigning for the ban since early 2000s.

Jallikattu is tied to traditions of animal husbandry and sustainable breeding.

With more stringent rules to safeguard man and bull, will it live on?