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POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Autocracy, Democracy, Pew Research Centre

Is democracy overrated? Over half of Indians are fine with military rule, autocracy

The Pew survey also says '85 per cent trust Modi government' and want a 'strong leader' at the helm.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography |  7-minute read
Congress, Narendra Modi, BJP, GST

Why PM Modi trying to blame Congress for the GST mess is misleading

There’s a reason why the INC boycotted the midnight launch of the ‘biggest tax reform’ that has now caused unbelievable suffering to India’s trading classes.

POLITICS

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Kim Jong-un, Attack, Nuclear, Cyber

Is India unknowingly 'aiding' North Korea's cyber war against the US?

Reports suggest that one-fifth of Pyongyang’s cyber attacks now originate from and are carried out by hackers stationed here.

POLITICS

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UIDAI, Welfare schemes, Jharkhand, Aadhaar

Jharkhand girl starving to death shows ‘Aadhaar savings’ built on gross exclusions

The poor and vulnerable are dismissed as ‘ghosts’ and ‘frauds’ while authentication errors lead to many going hungry.

POLITICS

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BRI, Doklam standoff, India-China Ties

Doklam again: India must brace for a more dominant China

If New Delhi is to challenge Beijing as the principal security provider in Asia it has to show that it can do better.

POLITICS

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MGNREGS, Modi, India, Global hunger index

Global Hunger Index: Why India lacks the foresight to avert food shortage crisis

The magnitude of the problem is missed by most as they are blissfully unaware of the stark socio-economic realities.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Hindu Undivided Family, Personal laws, Uniform Civil Code

What a progressive Uniform Civil Code can do for India

What remains to be seen is whether the country is ready for such a drastic change - and if the government is ready to implement a UCC without political bias.

POLITICS

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Abdul Kalam, APJ Abdul Kalam

How APJ Abdul Kalam symbolised the best of India

The 'teacher' who would always impart knowledge to the next generation.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form