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Story Posted on 05-12-2015


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Disaster management, Jayalalithaa, Chennai Floods

Just how 'natural' are the floods in Chennai?

As the state paddles hard against the rising waters, the government's apathy is shocking.


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Marathas, Chattrapati Shivaji, Shivaji

Why Shivaji is the greatest Indian in 1,000 years

His name is firmly ingrained in the minds of diverse people across India for ages as a great Hindu king.


 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
Odd-Even Formula, Beijing, Delhi Government, AAP

Car limits: Why Delhi is no Beijing

China’s capital introduced an automated surveillance network, putting systems in place prior to imposing restrictions.


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Cricket, Rohit Sharma, Delhi Test, IndVsSA

Rohit Sharma bags golden duck and left ducking Twitter bouncers

With 26 runs in the series, there are big question marks regarding his Test spot.


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Jayalalitha, Twitter, Chennai Floods

Did Amma try to politicise Chennai floods using posters?

Reports that Jayalalithaa's supporters are pasting her stickers on relief material have put Tamil Nadu government in a fix.


 |  The Sideways Door  |  2-minute read
Literature, Poetry

Making sense of shape and form

Your poem can be playful, abstract, philosophical, curious - anything at all.


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Myanmar Elections, Rohingya Muslims, Aung San Suu Kyi

Why Suu Kyi is Myanmar's best bet

Myanmar has a leader in whom her citizens can place implicit trust.


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Communal Riots, Trilokpuri Riots

Trilokpuri one year on: 'Mullas first fuel the riots and then file reports'

The local political leadership is largely dismissive of the riots, but the wounds of the riot victims are yet to heal.


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Sushma Swaraj, Modi government, India-Pak

Why Sushma Swaraj's visit to Pakistan is bad for Modi

The Islamabad visit will inevitably turn into a mega event and raise expectations to feverish levels.


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Odd-Even Formula, AAP, Delhi, Pollution

We need to support AAP's odd theory for a clean Delhi

An experiment like this will have to be done, as we are left with few choices.