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Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Exit Polls, Gujarat Polls, Himachal polls

Exit polls 2017: BJP leads in both Gujarat and Himachal. Congress edges closer in Modi's state

The bitterly fought contest between Brand Modi and Brand Rahul on the prime minister's home turf is also a matter of rural-urban divide.


 |  5-minute read
India, Currency, bitcoin, Cryptocurrency

Cashing in on Bitcoin: What Indians should know

As a decentralised digital currency, it affords complete anonymity during peer-to-peer transactions.


 |  5-minute read
Mohammad Akhlaq, lynching, Rajsamand, Mohammad Afrazul

Rajasthan hacking: Indians donating Rs 3 lakh to killer’s wife is disturbing

The state may be able to control violence, but not the hatred spreading in the name of 'love jihad' and 'gau raksha'.


 |  4-minute read
Cricket, Virat Kohli, ODI, Rohit Sharma

So, how do you calculate your return on investment in Rohit Sharma?

Each double hundred he scores, is a validation for the men who backed him through thick and thin - not least being labelled as thick themselves.


 |  2-minute read
Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Gujarat model

The most crucial factor in Gujarat elections is neither Modi nor Rahul Gandhi

While anti-incumbency is not new, something is different about the Assembly polls in the state this time.


 |  5-minute read
Supreme Court, Right to Privacy, Aadhaar card, Biometric data

Aadhaar hearing: Supreme Court urged to 'protect the institution before protecting citizens'

Petitioners' counsels cite SC's 2015 ruling to underline that UID is voluntary by law and government is flouting court order by making it mandatory.


 |  7-minute read
Congress, Modi, Gujarat Polls, Gujarat elections

Predicting Gujarat election results by comparing BJP and Congress' campaign strategies

A loss for the BJP would be the biggest setback yet for the Modi-Shah duo.


 |  6-minute read
Healthcare, medical negligence, inflated hospital bills, Max Hospital

Shutting down one hospital won't help. This is how Max left me in pain for life

The closure of Shalimar Bagh branch is not a salve for widespread corruption; privatised healthcare needs an overhaul.


 |  The Cynic |  5-minute read
Modi, Voting, Gujarat Assembly elections, Road show

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed the finger

Democracy is safe in Gujarat and by extension in India.