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Story Posted on 15-04-2016


 |  Angiography  |  4-minute read
Salwa Judum, Maoism, Chhattisgarh, Samajik Ekta Manch

Chhattisgarh’s Samajik Ekta Manch was Salwa Judum reloaded

Its dissolution, though, is only the tip of the iceberg that is the police-vigilante nexus in the BJP-ruled state.


 |  4-minute read
Farmers, Agriculture, Modi government

Modi sarkar's e-market initiative a game changer for farm sector

The National Agriculture Market makes for good policymaking at a time when farming in India is facing distress.


 |  8-minute read
Second World War, IAF, Air Crash

How after 70 long years, WW2 US plane crash victims finally went home

It reminds one of the Indian Army's painstaking search for the bodies of the victims of an IAF air accident in 1968.


 |  3-minute read
Marine Life, National Geographic, Inky, Animals

Inky the Octopus' prison break reveals it's smarter than you think

While this Houdini act has caught worldwide attention, students of marine biology seem hardly surprised by the incident.


 |  5-minute read
Maharashtra, Water scarcity, IPL 2016, Drought

States have themselves to blame for drought

The situation could certainly have been better with timely intervention and effective policies.


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Sidharth Sharma, Taher Shah, Kate Middleton, Candid Camera

Candid camera: ToI's Kate 'moment', Taher Shah and Delhi's killer Mercedes

This really wasn't a good week for Indian media.


 |  6-minute read
RSS, Caste system, Dalit politics, BR Ambedkar

That awkward moment RSS realised it's been in love with Dalits all along

From being 'anti-caste' to turning 'pro-Ambedkar', the godly men of Nagpur are perfect in the art of (mis)appropriation.


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Rahul Gandhi, Congress, Rajasthan Polls

Why did Rahul Gandhi even bother to visit Rajasthan?

The party vice president took on the BJP, but missed connecting with his partymen.


 |  Breaking Views  |  6-minute read
Maharashtra, Farmer suicides, Drought, IPL

Targeting IPL is making a poor joke of water crisis

Moving cricket matches out of Maharashtra will have zero impact on the state’s drought-prone belt.


 |  8-minute read
Infertility, Prostitution, Pregnancy, Surrogacy

Legalising surrogacy is much like legalising paid sex

Is there no other industry where our women earn a decent living without having to go through labour pains?