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Story Posted on 02-11-2017


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World bank, Ease of Doing Business

What does the jump in ease of doing business ranking say about Modi government?

Red tapism and corruption still needs to be checked. India has a long way to go.


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Uttar Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi, Rae Bareli, NTPC blast

Why NTPC blast in UP failed to explode into a national debate

While politicians don't care, industrial accidents do not increase TRPs for TV channels.


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Twitter, Troll, Expletive, Hindi

[Image of the day] White man wore a Hindi expletive on his T-shirt and thought it means 'I love you'

Let us hope he never wears this T-shirt on a trip to India.


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Global Gender Gap index, World economic forum rankings

India falling 21 ranks on Global Gender Gap index: Who will bachao the beti?

The World Economic Forum's report shows Indian women lag behind in economic participation and access to healthcare.


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BJP, Rahul Gandhi, Modi, Gujarat Assembly elections

Development won't cut it: Why BJP may end up fielding Vanzara in Gujarat

It will be part of the back-to-communal-basics tactic adopted by BJP president Amit Shah.


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Shitty Media List, Harvey Weinstein, Sexual harassment, #MeToo

#MeToo: What next for the name and shame campaign of sexual predators?

The piece has been co-authored by Abhiruchi Ranjan and Aishwarya Bhattacharyya.


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Self-styled gurus, Dera Sacha Sauda, Panchkula riots, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Why people surrender their lives and minds to men like Ram Rahim

We need desperate measures to give ourselves a sense of validation and self-worth.


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Secular, Teachers skip priest training, ML Khattar, Right to Education

Haryana government decreeing teachers to do 'priestly duties' betrays children's Right to Education

This legally untenable mixing of religion with schooling by the state is appalling.


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Modi, Bilateral Ties, Kargil, India-Pakistan

A Pakistani explains why India and Pakistan have stopped talking to one another again

The two nations continue to hurl allegations amid soldiers and civilians dying at the LoC.


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Bollywood, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, SD Burman

Why few people know it was SD Burman who made Asha Bhosle a youth icon

A tribute to the legendary music director on his 42nd death anniversary that fell on October 31.