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Story Posted on 28-07-2017


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Wealthiest man, Bill Gates, Amazon, Jeff bezos

How a Pune man 'robbed' Jeff Bezos the chance of being the world's richest man

The joke that went viral.


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India, Shahbaz Sharif, Panama Papers, Nawaz Sharif

Panama Papers: Nawaz Sharif out, his brother Shahbaz to be next PM, what next for Pakistan?

The turmoil would only increase in the coming days.


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Constitution, RTI, Supreme Court, Right to Privacy

Why right to privacy shouldn’t be fundamental

There is an attempt to claim privacy for assets of public servants, performance records, allowances, educational qualifications, decisions taken by them, etc.


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Millennials, Women, 40s, Rediscovering life

One thing every woman in her 40s must do: Shut your 'system' down and reboot

Women take on so much and do extra that they forget all about downtime.


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JNU, Sangh Parivar, Jingoism, Warmongering

Tank in JNU: Kill warmongering, please

Those who valourise militarism and weapons are diminishing and distorting Indian culture and non-violent values.


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Dalits, BSP, Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati

Waiting for a miracle from Mayawati

She must realise the ground realities for revival of her BSP, dubbed the ‘miracle of democracy’ by former PM Narasimha Rao.


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Indira Gandhi, Emergency, Madhur Bhandarkar, Indu Sarkar

Indu Sarkar needs to be seen especially for how relevant it is now

Madhur Bhandarkar's film ends up highlighting the dangers to freedom that continue to exist even today.


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Guru Dutt, Bollywood, Comedy, Johnny Walker

Johnny Walker, the teetotaller-drunkard who charmed Bollywood, cannot be forgotten

He gave us good cinema, good songs and lots of laughter.


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Gender Inequality, Kolkata Police, Sexual assault, Liberal Media

How media failed to see a drunk woman forcefully kissing a cop as sexual harassment

News organisations, which would normally produce outraged think pieces if the gender was reversed, trivalised a serious crime.


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Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, Panama Papers

Nawaz Sharif resigning over Panama Papers verdict is a blow to Pakistan

While court judgment in the family corruption cases is a big deal, it’s bad news for civilian government in the country.