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Story Posted on 03-10-2017

POLITICS

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Gun laws, US shooting, ISIS, Stephen Paddock

Did Las Vegas shooter use military-style sniping tactics to maximise death toll?

Stephen Paddock, the alleged perpetrator of the deadliest shooting in US history, used assault rifles to kill 59 persons and wound over 500 others.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Uttar Pradesh, BJP, Modi, Yogi Adityanath

Why is Adityanath hell bent on proving he was a bad pick for Uttar Pradesh CM?

Rapes, riots and robbery incidents present a dismal picture of law and order situation in the state.

ART & CULTURE

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Voting, Elections, Naxalism, Newton

Newton is a slap in the face of cool, urban Indians

The film makes us ponder over issues that seldom bother our quotidian lives.

VARIETY

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Gujarat, Manusmriti, BR Ambedkar, Dalit atrocities

Why Dalits in Gujarat are protesting by twirling their moustache

The subtlety of silence is often difficult to miss.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Railways, Mumbai Local, Viral Video, Stampede

Why it was easy to believe the Elphinstone stampede victim was molested

As cops investigate if the viral video showed sexual assault, we as a society need to ask ourselves some questions.

POLITICS

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Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister, Canada, NDP

Can Jagmeet Singh become Canada's next PM?

The Sikh-Canadian politician has become the first non-white person to be the face of one of the major parties in the country.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Kingfisher, London, Vijay Mallya, Extradition

Vijay Mallya’s second arrest in 2017 (and quick bail) shows his extradition is still a long shot

The ‘poster boy of corruption’ was briefly held in London again in a case of alleged money laundering.

VARIETY

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Democrat, Trump, 4Chan, Google

Las Vegas shooting: How Google and Facebook promoted fake news

In the aftermath of attack, questions have been raised again about the role of the internet in spreading misinformation.

VARIETY

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North Korea's nuclear weapons, North Korea, China

China may be using North Korea's nuclear programme as a bargaining chip

The neighbouring country could be using Pyongyang's nuke plans to divert attention from its own aggression in the region.

POLITICS

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LK Advani, Kashmir, Economic slowdown, BJP

Why BJP is afraid to sack critics like Yashwant Sinha

Public mood against the government may turn stronger if action is initiated against the former finance minister.