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Story Posted on 29-11-2017

LIFE

 |  7-minute read
Pyramids, Conmen, Tourists, Egypt

Great cons of Cairo: Don't ever fall for 'hello, my friend'

Behind every friendly face, behind every smile, there is a motive.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Indira Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Gujarat Polls, Narendra Modi

Modi digging Morbi graves proves he can't go beyond Nehru-Gandhis in Gujarat polls

It's sad to see the prime minister resort to half-truths about Indira Gandhi for electoral ends.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Ramvilas Paswan, Monsoon, Price Rise

It's a crying shame onions are selling at Rs 80 a kilo

Consumer affairs minister Ram Vilas Paswan said he can't do anything to control the price.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Amit Shah, Modi, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Shivraj Chouhan

12 years in office for Shivraj Singh Chouhan: What it means for Modi and Amit Shah

The BJP president has already made it clear that the next Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections would be contested under the CM’s leadership.

POLITICS

 |  Off the Record: Where Politics and Economics Meet  |  4-minute read
Delhi-NCR smog, Air Pollution, Delhi Smog

We are what we breathe. Delhi must not stop fighting smog

The truth is that India is not the first to be faced with this daunting challenge and there are lessons that it can learn.

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
Facebook, Google, Save The Internet, Net Neutrality

Why the world needs a new internet

The internet has transformed from a source of free flow of information to a network controlled by corporate moguls.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Media, Crony Capitalism, Modi, Raghuram Rajan

Why Raghuram Rajan is warning us about 'elected autocrats'

One look at the media will show how careful it is to be on the right side of an 'illiberal' state and leadership.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Climate change, Environment, Paris climate agreement

How corporate interests dominated UN climate talks

Some of the world’s most polluting companies were present at Bonn.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Uttar Pradesh, Family honour, Rape

Rape as a 'lesson' for bringing dishonour is an ugly practice that needs to end

A woman in Uttar Pradesh has alleged she was raped by her father, brother and uncles as punishment for elopement.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Amit Shah, BJP, Modi, Rule Of Law

Why I think rule of only one man prevails in Modi's India

Urgent steps must be taken to bring back the people’s faith in the rule of law.