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Story Posted on 29-04-2017


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Delhi pollution, DMRC, Delhi Metro

5 reasons why Delhi Metro fare hike will hurt

Over 25 per cent increase in travel charges has been proposed and DMRC has to take a call.


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Indian Constitution, Education, Vigilantism

It's a pity Modi doesn't see cow vigilantism and lynching of minorities as threat to Constitution

Instances like Dadri, Una and elsewhere are not mere crimes. Blind irrationality is overpowering the scientific temper that the Constitution says ought to prevail.


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CRPF, Maoists, Sukma attack

Sukma massacre: What went wrong and what should be done

The CRPF, currently in mourning, is not in a position to defend itself.


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Pakistan, Separatists, Indian Army, Kashmir crisis

How Modi government can woo angry Kashmir youth

Participants in agitations would reduce. I hope the Centre considers this option.


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BJP, Nepotism, Red Beacons, VIPs

Banning red VIP beacon is not enough - what about growing nepotism in BJP?

If culture of merit gives way to a culture of entitlement, it could spell electoral trouble for the party in the future.


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Yoga, Baba Ramdev Phenomenon, Patanjali

The truth I learnt about Ramdev and Patanjali

[Book extract] Within a decade, the young boy reduced his 'permanent disability' to a temporary aberration. He could walk again.


 |  Life  |  8-minute read
Death, Childhood, Relationships, Grandmother

On grandma and photographs

We call her Nenek, Malay for grandmother.


 |  PARIS DIARY  |  5-minute read
Female friendships, Relationships, Best Friend

Why every girl needs a BFF

'Friend-fluence' is not to be underestimated.


 |  Musings from afar  |  5-minute read
Indian Ocean, China, Australia, Indian Navy

Despite visa issue, India must keep up with Australia. Both are leading powers in Indian Ocean region

Both likeminded nations should keep in mind China’s assault on maritime security and freedom of navigation in the Indo-Pacific region.