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Story Posted on 23-01-2018

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Oxfam Davos Report, World Economic Forum 2018, Davos, Narendra Modi

Modi’s Davos speech warns against protectionism, climate change and terrorism, but skips inequality

More foreign policy-laced than hard-selling India on economic parameters, it fell short of the opportunity presented by World Economic Forum.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  5-minute read
Right-wing, Rajputs, Sanjay leela bhansali, Padmaavat

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat is actually about 'good Hindus' and 'bad Muslims'

It's a narrative the Sangh Parivar and any of its adherents, including Karni Sena, would be proud of.

POLITICS

 |  Off the Record: Where Politics and Economics Meet  |  4-minute read
Ease of Doing Business, India, Modi, Davos

World Economic Forum: The problem with PM Modi's 'come to India' invitation

The ease of doing business in the country is not quite a reality yet.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
GST, Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha election 2019, World Economic Forum

Why Modi's Davos address suggests he has an eye on 2019 general elections

The PM is reaching out to the world through the World Economic Forum keeping his domestic audience in mind explaining his vision for the country.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Manohar Lal Khattar, Women Safety, Sexual assault, Haryana rapes

Woman travelling in car with her family in Gurgaon was pulled out and gang raped: Haryana CM must resign

Women's safety is appalling in the state. ML Khattar needs to wake up.

ART & CULTURE

 |  14-minute read
South Asia, Gulf, Mughal Empire, Islam

Who are the Indian Muslims (and what is their 'brand' of Islam)?

[Book extract] The Islamic Connection, edited by Christophe Jaffrrelot and Laurence Louer, explores the eclectic Indo-Persianate world.

ART & CULTURE

 |  9-minute read
Marriage, Relationships, Kunal nayyar, Big Bang Theory

In conversation with The Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar and model and fashion designer Neha Kapur

As the couple shoot their first-ever cover in India, they open up on home, happiness, and hidden secrets.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Twitter, World Economic Forum 2018, Davos, Narendra Modi

How PM Modi got trolled for his address at World Economic Forum

Prime minister, as expected, was in for some heavy duty backlash.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Subhas Chandra Bose, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Bose: Dead/Alive

Why young India must watch Bose: Dead/Alive

It differs from the textbook version of history and facts.

POLITICS

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Hadiya, Love Jihad, Kerala, NIA

Kerala ‘love jihad’ case: Significance of SC saying NIA can’t probe legitimacy of Hadiya’s marriage

The Kerala High Court decision to annul the marriage was a dangerous one.