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Story Posted on 23-02-2015

POLITICS

 |  Rough Cut  |  5-minute read
Congress, Rahul Gandhi

Five ways Congress can gain from #RahulOnLeave

Gandhi is still a work in progress, struggling against the old guard, chafing at his mother's so called control, smarting at the comparisons with his sister.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Land Acquisition Act, Anna Hazare

Land acquisition: Government beware, Anna Hazare won't go gently

It won't be easy for Narendra Modi, as agitating farmers and a belligerent Opposition are determined to scuttle the pro-industry land ordinance.

POLITICS

 |  Macro Matters  |  2-minute read
Anna Hazare, Land Acquisition Act

Why land acquisitions will remain difficult

When 263 million people who are farmers or farm hands possess no other skill to earn a livelihood, resistance to land acquisition will be high.

Viral Video, YouTube

YouTube turns 10: Check out the top viral videos

YouTube channel The Daily Conversation compiled some of the best viral videos into one 16-minute retrospective. What were your favourites?

POLITICS

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BJP, Narendra Modi

Chai pe charcha: Team behind Modi wave who made it all happen

The now legendary "Chai pe Charcha" campaign was launched as an effort at ensuring poetic justice and to counter the insinuations by rival politicians.

POLITICS

 |  1-minute read
Congress, Sonia Gandhi, Budget Session, Vacation

Rahul Gandhi wants to take a break. From what, asks Twitter

Congress vice-president faces flak for taking a sabbatical ahead of Budget session.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Defence, Manohar Parrikar, Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley

Budget 2015: What finance minister Arun Jaitley should do for defence

If one project is to be singled out for immediate sanction and budgetary support, it would be artillery modernisation.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Identity

Don't blame the system, if you can't write your name properly on important documents

Let's take our names seriously - in letter and in spirit.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Hollywood, Oscars 2015

The best and worst of Oscar 2015 fashion

The turnout was rather impressive and figuring out the not-so-good ones was quite a task.

HUMOUR

 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  3-minute read
Budget, Congress, Rahul Gandhi

Leave me alone: All your Rahul Gandhi vacation questions answered

People jealous of Congress vice-president's life are mocking his leave application. This mockery will not stand.