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Story Posted on 14-12-2016

ART & CULTURE

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Indian cinema, Raj Kapoor, Shailendra

How Raj Kapoor and his poet friend Shailendra became a classic in Indian cinema

Both stalwarts share the day December 14.

VARIETY

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Jet Airways, 1000 crore, Civil Defamation Suit, Josy Joseph

The Jet Airways lawsuit on Josy Joseph means press must stand up for itself

'Let us not be afraid of people with billions of dollars or political masters.'

POLITICS

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Modi government, Parliament, Rahul Gandhi, Congress

Rahul Gandhi's 'quake' to attack Modi on corruption could be a political hurricane

The Congress VP will have made a huge dent in the PM's incorruptible image.

VARIETY

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Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Cyclone Vardah

I was marooned by Cyclone Vardah. My ten hours of helplessness

We felt the harsh shaking of our OB van. It was shaking, no, almost swaying...10...15...20...25 seconds and it felt like eternity.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, Kashmiris, Jammu and Kashmir

What rulers of India, Pakistan and Kashmir can do to prevent a Holocaust in the Valley

It must cease to be a battleground for competing hegemonic discourses in the region.

POLITICS

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Indian currency, RBI, Demonetisation, Black Money

Can we no longer trust the Indian rupee?

It is dangerous for economies when policy decisions threaten to erode the public's trust in their own currency.

VARIETY

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Paytm, Narendra Modi, Anti-national, Saina Nehwal

Is Saina Nehwal anti-national or this government?

Selective outrage over Chinese products overlooks demonetisation gains made by Paytm.

POLITICS

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UP Assembly Polls, UP elections, BSP, Mayawati

Demonetisation can help Akhilesh give BJP a run for its money in UP

If people still have to stand in long queues without getting the bare minimum, the voter may see the UP CM as a ray of hope.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Rural India, Demonetisation

How long before the demonetisation drought dries up India's villages?

Hope is turning into despair and anger. There are ominous signs for Modiji.

POLITICS

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US Presidential Election, United States, Donald Trump

Why is Donald Trump dumping loyalists from his Cabinet?

The US President-elect has based his choices on instinct and personal relationships rather than any grand design or ideology.