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Story Posted on 22-10-2017


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Demonetisation, GST, Narendra Modi, Indian Economy

Modi govt gave India achhe din with a broken GST and failed demonetisation

The PM's two biggest gambits have done nothing to revitalise the economy.


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Indian History, Religious Extremism, Anantkumar Hegde, Tipu Sultan

India can celebrate Tipu Sultan as much as Shivaji: BJP can't erase history

The Mysore Tiger had both faults and achievements, and to forget either is to fracture a rich heritage.


 |  Stories Unscene  |  3-minute read
CRPF, Naxals, Newton

Between Newton and Naxals, India's Oscar entry tears into our hypocrisy

It exposes the ideological divide on democracy.


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Sexual harassment, Me Too

On #MeToo, my mind is full of caveats

I'm glad of the conversation that has been started - I just don't think it should end there.


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Cattle smuggling, Bsf, Deepak Kumar Mondal

Cattle smuggling: What we must do to honour BSF officer who was crushed to death

Deepak Kumar Mondal was killed at the India-Bangladesh border.


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Couple dances, Dandiya, Garba, Circle dancing

Circle dances like dandiya celebrate inclusion, intimacy

The circle dance form, closed and yet open, signifies the unending circle of life.


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Bots, Fake followers, Twitter, Rahul Gandhi

From Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi, every leader loves a bot

A row has erupted over the Congress scion's Twitter popularity, but most political parties and leaders have fake or paid followers.


 |  Gloves Off  |  5-minute read
Malaysia, Pakistan, Asia Cup, Indian Hockey

Indian hockey is going good, but can get better

With a new coach in command, the team has performed well in the Asia Cup, but needs to step up to match European teams.