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Story Posted on 26-09-2017


 |  5-minute read
BJP, Muharram, Durga Puja, Mamata Banerjee

Durga Puja versus Muharram: No, this is not my Calcutta

The original texture of Bengal's biggest social and religious carnival has been given an ugly spin.


 |  4-minute read
Modi government, BJP, Varun Gandhi, Rohingya genocide

Varun Gandhi’s take on Rohingyas is not anti-national

The BJP MP's stand is against his party's position, but not against the country.


 |  Metrosocial  |  4-minute read
Modi government, Pakistan, India, Surgical strikes

How surgical strikes killed India's ‘soft state’ image

India wanted to send Pakistan a message.


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BJP, Sedition, Akhil Gogoi, KMSS

Why Assam RTI activist and farmers' rights leader has been arrested under NSA

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti chief Akhil Gogoi was initially arrested on charges of sedition.


 |  Angiography  |  11-minute read
GST, Bibek Debroy, Demonetisation, Economic Advisory Council

Why PM Modi reconstituting Economic Advisory Council may not be of much help

While chairman of the EAC, Bibek Debroy, and member Surjit Bhalla had profusely praised demonetisation, the others were at best muted in their response.


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Satire, Bhakts, Modi government

I argued with a bhakt and realised why Modi is great

[Satire] 'Don't worry, we'll Photoshop Vikas.'


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Price, Specs, Features, Jio

What the initial reviews say about JioPhone

You can't help but wonder if the new phone has already been made to look second best in a market segment that it carved out two months ago.


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Nintendo, Cryptocurrency, Trezor, Bitcoins

Why I feel you can bank on Trezor wallet to store your cryptocurrency

It not only stores bitcoins, but it can also be used to securely keep your ERC-20 tokens, among other things.


 |  The Castaways  |  10-minute read
Migrant labour, Delhi

An encounter with migrant workers in Delhi's sweatshops

Imagine the world of such routine darkness.


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Star kids, Film industry, Nepotism, Bollywood

Why nepotism in Bollywood is an accusation gone too far

The Hindi film industry is not some secret fraternity that destroys outsiders and plays dirty games.