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Apoorva Pathak

Apoorva Pathak

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The author is alumni, IIT Roorkee and writes on politics, economy, policy.

By Apoorva Pathak

CBSE Class 12th Results 2017: Rot is in our education system

Delhi High Court has asked the board to continue its policy of giving grace marks to students awaiting their Class 12 results.

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Paresh Rawal not only insulted Arundhati Roy in the tweet but Indian Army too

When the BJP MP advocates for a cowardly action of using citizens as humans shields, he violates the moral project that is India.

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5 reasons why Indian IT giants are laying off employees

The bad news though is that the worst is yet to come.

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Why AAP is a case of an always exploding party

The party has rubbed many big industrialists and media biggies the wrong way.

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It's a shame casteist, feudal, vigilante Baahubali is India's biggest film

The notion of having been born with extraordinary talent is purely monarchical propaganda peddled by royalty, devoid of any scientific basis.

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By keeping Kumar Vishwas, AAP has made a pathetic decision

The bad blood that was on show in the last week's power struggle won't let either side work easily with the other.

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Crisis in AAP: 5 questions Kumar Vishwas must answer before claiming moral high ground

Is he not reaping what he sowed?

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5 reasons why Delhi Metro fare hike will hurt

Over 25 per cent increase in travel charges has been proposed and DMRC has to take a call.

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Why even JEE Advanced can't get you the best engineering job

Not clearing JEE Mains, or for that many any other exam, doesn't mean the end of the world.

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Excuses like EVM tampering cost AAP this MCD elections

If the party wants to keep its hopes alive, it will have to quit all the theatrics.

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Modi has put India's future in danger by giving authority to Yogi Adityanath

Controlled fuelling of discord may not be as controllable as it thinks.

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Sasikala's conviction is triumph of rule of law

Despite her political, administrative and financial clout, she has been made accountable for her crimes.

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In Tamil Nadu's Panneerselvam versus Sasikala, the winners and losers

Who will have the last laugh?

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5 mistakes that are sinking BJP's chances in UP

It is likely to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

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Sasikala takeover of Tamil Nadu chief ministership is a slap on the face of democracy

By all accounts, the public is not very enthused about Chinnamma.

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7 reasons BJP is not winning UP polls (as media would like you to believe)

At the end of the day, elections in India are about social coalitions.

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Quota for girls in IITs is a great move and desperately needed

IITs can lead by example and provide a model for other institutes to emulate and redress gender inequality.

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Sushma Swaraj overreacted on Twitter over Indian tricolour doormats selling on Amazon

India has to be careful that it doesn’t antagonise other foreign investors with such strong action against Amazon.

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After crackdown on black money, will Modi go soft on Rijiju's corruption scandal?

It's high time the PM made good on his promise to fight corruption by reading out the riot act to his minister.

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How Kejriwal can help Delhi breathe easy

Tackling road dust should be his government's top priority.

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Why asking IITs and IIMs to mint money is government's worst idea ever

A higher education system focused on profits is ill-suited to many of society's long-term aims and aspirations.

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India is disgracing its martyrs with chest-thumping nationalism

It is more than anything an assault on the soldier's sacrifice, on whose name it survives.

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Mystery behind Tata sacking Cyrus Mistry

His unthinkable ouster from India's largest conglomerate is more than indication of the uncertain times the corporate world is going through.

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Kabaddi for Olympics - why not?

Its recent World Cup saw 12 nations competing.

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How one man held Bollywood and politicians to ransom

There are many disturbing aspects of the Karan Johar episode, not least the state blessing a deal based on abuse of the Army's name.

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5 reasons why bringing back Class 10 Board exams is a terrible idea

Discarding autonomy to do away with abuse is like throwing the baby out with the bathwater.

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How Arnab Goswami went from #EndVVIPRacism to VIP journalist

TV anchor's 'Y' security includes 20 guards, and even by conservative estimates, will cost over Rs 50 lakh of public money annually.

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Why I stand with Anurag Kashyap on Pakistani actors' ban

His tweets targeting PM Modi expose the hypocrisy of the supporters of the current regime.

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Why IITs can't stand up to competition

The institutes, which are the cream of our higher education system, rank poorly in the latest global education surveys.

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What Modi's Olympics task force must do to save Indian sports

It's time we put our money where our mouth is.

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