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Story Posted on 23-08-2017

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Resignation, Indian Railways, Kaifiyat Express, Suresh Prabhu

Train accidents expose systemic rot. Railway minister resigning will solve nothing

Safety on the vast Indian Railways network is the hugely vexing end-product of an unlikely fusion of its varied parts.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
NIA, Supreme Court, Army, Lt Col Prasad Shrikant Purohit

Why Army honoured and reinstated Malegaon blast accused Lt Col Purohit

Those accusing the Indian Army for not doing enough must realise that it refused to suspend or terminate his services throughout the period of his arrest.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Army, India, South Korea, K-9 howitzer mishap

Should Korean mishap raise doubts over Indian Army's future artillery gun?

Accidents during firing of guns have been a part and parcel of a gunner’s life since time immemorial.

POLITICS

 |  Between the Lines  |  3-minute read
Sewage cleaners, Manholes, Delhi, Manual scavenging

Delhi government's ban on manual sewer cleaning not enough to clean up Indian mentality

About 100 workers die every year while entering the confined space at high temperatures, with slippery walls and floor, and toxic gases.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
Kalinga Utkal Express, Kaifiyat Express, Suresh Prabhu, Indian Railways

Two train accidents in a week should make Suresh Prabhu hang his head in shame

After the Kalinga-Utkal Express derailment in Muzaffarnagar, we have unforgivable scenes from Kaifiyat Express going off-track in Uttar Pradesh.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Smartphone, Google, Features, Android Oreo

Android Oreo update can make your smartphone way smarter

Your phone will have improved battery life, picture-in-picture mode, better audio and more.

MONEY

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Demonetisation, Rs 2000, Rs 50, Rs 200

Why new Rs 200 and Rs 50 currency notes bring demonetisation blues

The real deal is finally here.

ART & CULTURE

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Kajal Aggarwal, Rana Daggubati, Nene Raju Nene Mantri, 3D AR motion posters

Filmmaker Mani Shankar on how 3D AR motion posters will be a game-changer

'You will soon be able to dance and converse with the augmented reality version of your favourite star.'

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Taliban, Afghanistan, China, South Asia

Why Donald Trump's South Asia policy will only drag on

US' current policy is only old wine in a new bottle.

POLITICS

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Grand Alliance, Mahagathbandhan, Amit Shah, Nitish Kumar

Everybody believes Nitish Kumar when he says he had no inkling BJP would support him

The Bihar CM is now insisting that BJP offered its support only on the day he resigned and walked out of the Mahagathbandhan.