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Story Posted on 31-01-2017


 |  SITREP  |  6-minute read
Donald Trump, Terrorism, Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed

Hafiz Saeed's detention is no proof Pakistan is cracking down on terror

Islamabad is trying to buy time and open a conversation with the Donald Trump administration after detaining 26/11 mastermind yet again.


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Environment, Tamil Nadu, Ennore Oil Spill

Ennore oil spill is endangering environment and livelihoods in Chennai

It's hard to predict the enormity of its impact on aquatic as well as human life - as the city wonders how long the spill will last.


 |  4-minute read
Income Tax, Service tax, Arun Jaitley, Union Budget 2017

What Arun Jaitley shouldn't do this Union Budget

This is going to tax him a bit.


 |  Angiography  |  9-minute read
Donald Trump, Paytm, Uber, Muslim Ban

When Uber in US did a Paytm and failed to resist Trump’s #MuslimBan

Not long before Silicon Valley acquiesces en bloc and its techno-utopia becomes a handy tool for the fascists.


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Mythology, Vedas, Manusmriti

What exactly is the Manusmriti?

Keep calm (about Hinduism) and ask Devdutt.


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Kanhaiya Kumar, Ultra left, Far right, Protests

Protests at Kanhaiya Kumar's Kolkata event show sane voice is getting lost

Extremes are claiming every public platform in their clamour for attention.


 |  3-minute read
Assembly elections 2017, Akhilesh Yadav, Mulayam Singh Yadav

Will Mulayam rely on his wrestling skills to put Akhilesh Yadav in place?

No one is willing to write off the Samajwadi Party patriarch just yet.


 |  5-minute read
Modi government, Autonomy, RBI

Urjit Patel needs to save reputation of RBI which demonetisation damaged

The central bank must justify its existence by serving national interest, and political aspirations of a regime.


 |  3-minute read
Real estate, Union Budget, Budget 2017

How Budget 2017 could make a bigger impact for real estate sector

Housing for All by 2022 cannot be achieved without structural changes by central government.


 |  11-minute read
Marxist scholar, Prof Randhir Singh

A tribute to the Marxist scholar who stormed the Bastille of right-wing conservatism for 6 decades

This year marks Prof Randhir Singh's first death anniversary.