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Story Posted on 15-10-2015

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Supreme Court, Chakma and Hajong refugees, Arunachal Pradesh

Why an SC judgment has riled up Arunachal's frontier people

The September 17 order to confer citizenship to Chakma and Hajong refugees has exposed many a socio-cultural fault line.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar, Narendra Modi, Bihar polls

How Bihar polls have become a slugfest over DNA, Mandal and beef

Nitish has dubbed Modi and Amit Shah 'Bahri' (outsiders) and asked people to vote for the 'Bihari'.

POLITICS

 |  Grade Crossing  |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, Subhas Bose, Netaji Files

We met PM Modi to declassify files: Why Netaji must not end as a mystery

Yes, Indian history is going to be rewritten after a long wait of 70 years.

POLITICS

 |  The Cynic  |  3-minute read
Dadri Murder, Sahitya Akademi, Left-liberals

Gandhiji, Netaji, Babasaheb and I: Swearing in the name of Left liberals

The difference is that, sadly, the stalwarts are long dead and I continue to exist as a wart in Modi’s India.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
National Herald, Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Subhash Chandra Bose

Congress' troubles are about to grow threefold

The National Herald and Vadra cases will have a direct bearing on Sonia and Rahul Gandhi.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Nature, Wildlife

Into the wild, a map every Indian must see

Dr Rohan Chakravorty illustrates the country's lush forests, wetlands and wildlife through beautiful caricatures.

POLITICS

 |  Know Your Enemy  |  2-minute read
India-Pak, Terrorism, Indian Army, Shiv Sena

What Lance Naik Govind Singh can teach Shiv Sena about fighting Pakistan

The sainiks appear to be occupied trying to honour its brave ink-throwers instead.

POLITICS

 |  Stories Unscene  |  4-minute read
Muslims, Maoism, Telangana

How Telangana has crushed the dreams of its youth with terror

With continuing false encounters and repressive measures, the rulers of the new state have gone back on their promises.

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Cash transfer, Electricity Act 2003, Power distribution

To power up villages, put money in consumer's pocket first

Efficient and large-scale electricity distribution needs cash transfers scheme more than financial engineering.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Mandana Karimi, Bigg Boss

Five things you didn't know about Bigg Boss 9's Mandana Karimi

The Iranian model is one starlet who's changing rules this year.