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Story Posted on 17-02-2017


 |  The Cynic  |  5-minute read
General Bipin Rawat, Kashmir insurgency, Srinagar

General Bipin Rawat has proved himself Army Chief of 'India-occupied Kashmir'

He has, inadvertently, agreed that the man with the gun has succeeded in spreading terror.


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Assembly elections 2017, BSP, Mayawati, Raja Bhaiya

Why UP's Raja Bhaiya doesn't want to be a don anymore

Is it infamy about drowning his rivals in his private lake with a 'pet' crocodile that dissuaded people from taking on him in the polls?


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Press Conference, Narendra Modi, Donald Trump

​Criticise Trump, but at least he’s holding press conferences. Modi isn't

The 45th POTUS’ alt-fact universe keeps getting exposed because the president braves unscripted questions. Our prime minister does not.


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Healthcare, Union Budget 2017

Indian healthcare needs finance, but where is the money?

The Union government needs to spend much more than the 1 per cent of GDP it does now on the sector.


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Nayi Soch, Ted Talks, Shah Rukh Khan

​Shah Rukh Khan hosting desi TED Talks can work wonders for Indian youth

Nayi Soch can popularise the cutting-edge ideas that challenge our politics and technology.


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Congress, Uttar Pradesh polls, Assembly elections 2017

Congress and SP's 'friendly fight' in Uttar Pradesh may cost them votes

The alliance is already getting a tough fight in the state from the BJP and BSP.


 |  Beijing Diary  |  1.42 minutes watch-minute read

The Chinese no longer want to keep quiet

China’s social contract with its government about freedom of expression is definitely changing.


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Misogyny, St Stephen's College

It has been a long time, St Stephen’s College is craving controversy

I had begun to wonder, even to worry. What’s gone wrong?


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Pollution, Pollution, Fire, Bangalore

Why does Bangalore's Bellandur lake keep catching fire?

The lake has become a dumping ground for the city's sewage.


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Racism in USA, Muslim Ban, Donald Trump

Melting pot to molten pot: In Trump, US has got just the president it deserves

America's treatment of its original inhabitants (indigenous Indians) and the wars it has waged in Asia, Middle East and South America deserve a volume of its own.