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Story Posted on 02-08-2015


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Congress, Narendra Modi, BJP, GST Bill

Arun Jaitley on how Congress' dissent over GST Bill does India a disservice

Is it only out of an obstructionist attitude that the party has adopted a negative role?


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IPL, Shah Rukh Khan, Wankhede

After Wankhede, SRK wants to be banned from Eden Gardens

Says he yearns to be a bad boy at home.


 |  Grade Crossing  |  4-minute read
Sonia Gandhi, Neelakanta sarma, Shashi Tharoor

How Tharoor became an opportunist

It doesn't require the worldly knowledge one gets with a St Stephen's degree to understand the difference between the politically right but morally wrong.

Bengal floods, Manipur floods, Cyclone Komen

How India is battling one of its worst monsoon spells

These horrific videos show how heavy rains have left at least a lakh people displaced in the Northeast, Bengal and Gujarat.


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Minority politics, Home ministry, Communal Violence

Is India seeing more communal riots under Modi sarkar?

Ministry of home affairs data shows rise in communal violence with the country witnessing 51 deaths and 1,092 casualties till June 2015.


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Terrorism, Jihad, ISIS

ISIS attack threat: Why India should be afraid

A large section of the society is blissfully unaware of the danger posed by the Islamic State.


 |  Mission Admission  |  2-minute read
Admission scam, Delhi University

DU admission scam: Why we have nobody to blame but ourselves

The college one studies in shouldn't be treated the same as a Louis Vuitton bag the neighbourhood aunty flaunts to reinforce her financial standing.


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Narendra Modi, Sunanda Pushkar, Shashi Tharoor

How Shashi Tharoor manages to stay in news

His silent bromance with Modi has seen him accept the PM's invitation to be a Clean India champion.


 |  Fortune Cookie  |  4-minute read
Netaji, Geographical indication, Kheer mohana, Rosogolla

Why Bengalis can't claim Netaji or rosogolla

It was being offered at the Jagannatha Temple in Puri more than 100 years before the people of Bengal woke up to their beloved sweetmeat.


 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  5-minute read
Cold War, Narendra Modi, Make in India

What is that one thing India is not terrible at?

We too made excellent rum, Old Monk, and went nuclear with a vengeance.