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POLITICS

 |  Angiography |  7-minute read
GST, Demonetisation, Narendra Modi, Manmohan Singh

On demonetisation and GST, Manmohan Singh has the last laugh and not Modi

The former PM and renowned economist's predictions were as true as his current diagnosis on the impact of the twin diktats.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Hydrogen bomb, North Korea, China, Russia

Why Russia stands to gain the most in the North Korea crisis

Russia's support for sanctions against Pyongyang may give it diplomatic leverage against the sanctions Moscow faces.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Defence Ministry, Indian Army

Prime Minister's Office wants Indian Army to pick up garbage: Where's your outrage now?

Every time such decisions are taken, the soldier who has been deployed feels insulted.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Rohingyas, Rohingya genocide

Why Rohingyas are easy scapegoats for Indian government

Its policy is a serious deviation from India's sustained policies post-Independence.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mohammed Ayub, Gujarat 2002, Lynchings, Gau Rakshaks

Karwan-e-Mohabbat: How arrest of gau rakshaks impacted lynchings in Gujarat

Dispatches of Harsh Mander who is on a journey across India to raise awareness about lynchings.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
AIADMK, VK Sasikala, O Panneerselvam, TTV Dhinakaran

Why AIADMK is disintegrating slowly but steadily

For Sasikala and her nephew, there’s nothing to lose and everything to gain if Dhinakaran manages to dislodge the EPS government.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Supreme Court, Aadhar card, Telecom companies, DoT

Telecom operators should not be asking you to link your phone number to Aadhaar

DoT's circular is based on a misinterpretation of a Supreme Court order.

POLITICS

 |  It Could Happen to You |  3-minute read

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Tamil Nadu Assembly, TTV Dhinakaran, Edappadi palanisamy

Tamil Nadu Assembly: How our Constitution is being taken for a ride

Speaker P Dhanapal disqualified 18 AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to 'removed' party leader TTV Dhinakaran.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Caste system, Safai karamcharis, Sanitation workers

Why government is reminded of sanitation workers only after they die

The state must inspire a social change by denouncing casteist organisation of sanitation work rife in its own institutions first.