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Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Memes, no-confidence motion

When Rahul hugged Modi: The internet broke and the memes are here

The most iconic hug in the history of India.


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BJP, Tamil Nadu, AgustaWestland, no-confidence motion

Three Coincidences: Chidambaram, SPK Group raids, AgustaWestland seem tied by a common thread

Three investigative swoops occur just before the No Confidence motion. But do the facts fully fly?


 |  Musings from afar |  5-minute read
Diplomacy, USA, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Donald Trump

The tragedy of being Donald Trump

The American president's shambolic approach to diplomacy has made sure that he has compounded problems for the US.


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Modi government, Election Commission, simultaneous polls, sy quraishi

One nation, one poll: One good idea, some hurdles

PM Modi rightly raised the argument in favour of simultaneous elections. But the proposal has pragmatic difficulties. Yet, till these are solved, strong electoral reforms can be considered.


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Drugs, Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, Narcotics

Why Captain Amarinder is finding it difficult to deal with Punjab's drug problem

The Punjab CM wants a 'national policy' to check the smuggling of narcotics across the India-Pakistan border and from neighbouring states.


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TRAI, DoT, right to be forgotten, tiziana cantone

TRAI recommends that the public has the right to be forgotten, but what does it mean?

More importantly, is something like that even possible?


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BJP, Gau Rakshaks, Cow politics, Anti-lynching law

SC wants Parliament to enact anti-lynching law. But will that be enough?

In today's political climate, laws alone might not be able to protect minorities.


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Taj Mahal, Yamuna, taj mahal pollution, mc mehta

Save the Taj: Why the world won't forgive us for letting Taj Mahal become a victim of neglect

Government apathy and short-sighted development priorities are destroying India’s most iconic monument.