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Story Posted on 22-11-2017


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Free market, Donald Trump, Ajit Pai, Net Neutrality

US is on the brink of destroying net neutrality, yet again

Plan to repeal the 'heavy-handed internet regulations' from the previous Obama administration is underway.


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Deepika Padukone, Sanjay leela bhansali, BJP, Padmavati controversy

No pride, only prejudice: Why BJP's handling of Padmavati row sets a dangerous trend

We might as well dissolve the censor board and let caste and religion panchayats certify movies.


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Meme, Twitter Trolls, Congress, BJP

Twitter war over Modi-chaiwala jibe proves BJP and Congress care about memes more than India

While there was no occasion to post the derogatory meme, there was no reason to react to it either.


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Google Doodle, Rakhmabai, Rukhmabai, Women

How Dr Rukhmabai achieved the impossible for Indian women in British Raj

She showed the world no one could not force a woman to stay in the wedlock.


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Privacy, National ID, UIDAI, Aadhaar

10 things you should know to get your national ID right

A mandatory national ID is a recipe for surveillance and runs the risk of citizens’ data being compromised in one way or the other.


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Economy, Modi, India, Moody's ratings

Moody’s rating upgrade reaffirms Modi is doing good for India

Hopefully, Standard & Poor's and Fitch will follow suit.


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Smartphone, Mi, Redmi, Exchange Program

Xiaomi offers smartphone exchange programme: Should we count on it?

Let's look at the conditions that apply.


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BJP, India, Pakistan, Hindutva

How BJP's regressive missteps help its critics build myth of 'Hindu Pakistan'

Its reaction to the uproar over the movie Padmavati has been unconscionable.


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Dynasty, Sonia Gandhi, Congress president, Rahul Gandhi

How reluctance gave way to resurgence for Rahul Gandhi

The fact that a fifth generation Nehru-Gandhi, and sixth in number would become the Congress president is indeed remarkable.


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Telangana, BJP, Hindu Extremists

Why BJP looks the other way every time its Hyderabad MLA stirs a controversy

Party leaders privately admit that T Raja Singh does not care about the state leadership's approval.