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The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: In Maharashtra, the BJP cheered the mob to the victory line
Everything you need to know (and a little more).
WhatsApp beef arrest: Family of Muslim man who died in police custody demands justice
The Jharkhand sub-inspector and a VHP official accused of severely beating Minhaj Ansari in Narayanpur police station have not yet been arrested.
Library of India
First read: The story of the boxer who had to win more bouts outside the ring than in it
Two novellas about a boxer by Moti Nandy, whose sports-based fiction remains unique in India, perhaps the world.
The surgical strikes on Teesta Setalvad continue with the Bari report, and we should all be ashamed
The central-government committee holds the activist ‘culpable for hatred-filled, disharmony-spreading, ill-will generating, enmity-creating explosive writings’.
The RSS has a proposal to award PhDs to people who haven't gone to university
The plan, sent to the HRD minister, is possibly aimed at securing academic respectability to its small pool of ideologues and dilettantes.
The quick guide to the Crossword Book Award shortlists
What four juries consider the best fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and translations from 2015-'16.
Could wild mangoes solve the world's chocolate crisis?
A little-known fruit could provide an alternative to cocoa butter.
View from China
China swims into foreign waters to catch fish as own stocks collapse, fuelling maritime disputes
Overfishing has caused several species, including the prized yellow croaker, to all but disappear from Chinese waters.