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Story Posted on 03-06-2017


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AAP, Election Commission, EVM tampering

EVM challenge a damp squib, what if we go back to ballot paper?

The EC needs to take all political parties on board on how to conduct future elections.


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Federalism, Goods and services tax, GST council

Who derailed GST and how

India's new cooperative federalism turned it into a non-reform.


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Mamata Banerjee, India-Bangladesh Relations, Sheikh Hasina, Teesta water treaty

Why Modi should favour Sheikh Hasina instead of Mamata Banerjee over Teesta waters

Bangladesh has been Indian’s strongest ally in South Asia.


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Mahesh Sharma, Peacock

Why laugh at Rajasthan judge? He knows how peacocks have sex

Here is a lesson for all Indian women and they better get it quickly.


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Lynchings, Indian Muslims, Naseeruddin Shah

An Indian Muslim on why Naseeruddin Shah’s piece filled him with rage

His essay comes out as little more than the rant of a privileged, elite Muslim who, sitting on a pedestal, speaks in a patronising tone about his poor cousins.


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Climate change, Donald Trump, Paris agreement

What climate negotiators in Paris forgot - 10 reasons why Trump is an extreme event

POTUS is a lot of gas.


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India-Pakistan cricket, Champions Trophy 2017

How the India-Pakistan Champions Trophy cricket match impacts us

There would be tensions, especially in areas where religious divides remain.


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Loan waiver, Strike, MP, Farmers

Why farmers have been on protest in Madhya Pradesh

The strike has been called from June 1 for a period of 10 days to press for a loan waiver and remunerative prices for their produce.


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Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas, Narendra Modi

A list of Modi's strengths and weaknesses

Gone are the somnolent days of Dr Manmohan Singh.


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Dwayne Johnson, Baywatch, Priyanka Chopra

Not even Priyanka Chopra can save Baywatch from sinking

The Indian censors have apparently massacred the original conten.