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 |  5-minute read
Assam, Suicides, nrc final draft, suspected illegal immigrants

Name missing from NRC final draft, retired teacher in Assam commits suicide. Who is to be blamed?

The Indian government has made its choices, and the consequences are unfolding.


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Dussehra, Punjab, amritsar train tragedy, navjot kaur sidhu

The real Ravanas of Amritsar are its local authorities, which let the train catastrophe happen

Another public tragedy is turning into a political opportunity. Amritsar victims deserve better.


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JD(U), Bihar, Nitish Kumar, Prashant Kishor

Is making Prashant Kishor national vice president of JDU a political masterstroke?

Kishor has a record of delivering massive mandates, whether it was for Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar or Captain Amarinder Singh.


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OBOR, CPEC, China-Pakistan, imf bailout

Friend with no benefits: Why China is not Pakistan's pal at all

Under the guise of 'Long live Pak-China friendship', Beijing is simply looting Islamabad.


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Poverty, Unemployment, Amartya Sen, jean dreze

There is data to show extreme poverty, malnourishment in India. Why is no one talking about it?

Even as the number of millionaires in India is rising, the picture on the other end of the spectrum is stark.


 |  5-minute read
Terrorism, Taliban, Terror attack, afghanistan election 2018

How people have proven Afghanistan is not a failed state

Post-polls, the challenge now lies in consolidating the gains the country has made in its quest for democracy.


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Literature, Books, novels, reading culture

How to read a novel, a poem and a judgment: Yes, we need to learn the art of reading all over again

Few have read classics beyond the compulsory reading at schools. Almost none can recite a major poem or quote from a classic play.


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Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar, Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Koffee With Karan

Karan Johar, can you please ask better questions?

Do stars live such uneventful lives or is KJo addicted to gossip?


 |  7-minute read
Diwali, Dussehra, Pollution, Crackers

Happy festivals of pollution: Why it's so difficult to burn the Ravana inside us

Let us please ask ourselves, who is to blame for what we breathe, what we drink and eat and where we tread!