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OPEN TO OPINION

Story Posted on 05-10-2017

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
BJP, Bengal, Dissent, Mamata Banerjee

Sadly, Bengal is no state for dissent

Mamata Banerjee is a vocal critic of intolerance, but does not always practise what she preaches.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut, Bollywood

Why Hrithik and Kangana controversy doesn't end

They have shown poor judgement in handling a row that's now out of control.

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
Slowdown, GDP, Modi, Economy

PM Modi doesn't understand economy, or is he lying?

Since the methodology of GDP estimation has changed from January 2015, comparisons between the NDA and the UPA rule are fraught with inconsistencies.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Nobel Prize, Literature, Nobel Laureate, Bob Dylan

Why Kazuo Ishiguro deserves Nobel Prize in Literature

No other writer has done so much with so little by way of conventional authorial pyrotechnics.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
NJAC, Judicial Accountability, CJI, Supreme Court

What the Supreme Court doesn't talk about when discussing freedom of speech

The unwritten law that there cannot be any open public discourse on political leanings of judges.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Sexism, Delhi police station, Radhe maa

Why it's disturbing to see Radhe Maa sitting in a Delhi police officer's chair

Every time the 'godwoman' bursts into the scene, there are pictures of her's doing the rounds on social media.

SCI-TECH

 |   Long-form
Pixel 2, Google, Review, Android

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL first look: Go buy it

With arguably the best camera on a smartphone, the new Pixel devices aren't just for enthusiasts anymore.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Demonetisation, GDP, Modi, Economy

Modi haters should first question Manmohan Singh for the mess he left behind

The economic growth has slowed down but it's still better than UPA days.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
BHU violence, Rajan Welukar, Sanjay Deshmukh, GC Tripathi

Conduct of vice-chancellors raises question on those who select them

There is no transparency in the formation of the search committees.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Minority rights, Racism, Sikh PM hopeful, Canada

What Jagmeet Singh's historic win means for Canada

This article was written by Megan Dias, Research Assistant, Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia.