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Story Posted on 09-09-2015

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Arvind Kejriwal, Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar, Bihar polls

Nitish Kumar has fallen short of original ideas

It's no coincidence that the Bihar government has followed the Centre in increasing DA to its employees.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
European Union, Syrian Refugees, Aylan kurdi

Let Aylan Kurdi's picture not become Europe's civilising mission 2.0

Promises from German chancellor or EU president sound like a 'take heart scene' from a Hollywood disaster film.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Meat Ban, Twitter Trolls, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonam Kapoor

We want our Bollywood actresses hot and mute: Is that it?

Shaming Sonam Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha on Twitter remind us why this country has no respect for a woman's opinion, celebrity or not.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Terrorism, Jainism, Hindutva

Devdutt Pattanaik on the rise of non-violent terrorism

It is ironic lines are getting blurred between the severest form of Jainism and militant Brahmanism in the name of Hindutva.

HUMOUR

 |  4-minute read
MS Dhoni, Brad haddin, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli

Kohli beat Sachin on Twitter. Can he beat him with his farewell speech?

Everything so far is ammo for that day.

MONEY

 |  Good News Diary  |  4-minute read
Raghuram Rajan, Arvind subramanian, Deflation, RBI

My disinflation is actually your deflation

Household surveys show that nobody believes there will be negative inflation.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Moral police, Meat Ban, Hindutva, RSS

BJP and Hindutva outfits are ruining my country for me

We are being conditioned into silence and that’s how takeovers happen.

LIFE

 |  The Castaways  |  10-minute read
Dance, Mujra, Tawaif

How the last mehfil of tawaifs haunted me for a long time

They didn't know where they had disappeared. But they would tell you that they left in sadness.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Sheena Bora murder, Mumbai Police, Rakesh Maria

Mumbai's long history of evicting its police commissioners disgracefully

Five CPs that have been frog-marched.

SCI-TECH

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Google, Facebook, Net Neutrality, Internet

Facebook and Google are being dubious about India's net neutrality

For long, tech companies have claimed that they are different. Now we know it is not true.