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BJP, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Fiscal deficit, Union Budget 2018

Union Budget 2018: How Arun Jaitley delivered

Heavy investments in agriculture, healthcare and infrastructure were made keeping elections in mind.


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Hindutva, Vasundhra Raje, Rajasthan, Pehlu Khan

In Raje's Rajasthan, law brands dead Pehlu Khan a cow smuggler, but can’t pin his murderers

Since the time the Alwar lynching came to light, the ruling BJP made no attempt to hide where its sympathies lay.


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Income Tax, Union Budget 2018, Youth, Millennials

What does Union Budget 2018 hold for the youth?

Phones, education, income tax and cryptocurrency — something for everyone.


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MSP, Farmer crisis, Arun Jaitley, Union Budget 2018

Budget 2018: The problem with Arun Jaitley's MSP promise to farmers

While the FM made the government's intention clear, his proposal did not include concrete measures for its implementation.


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Modi government, Farmer crisis, Union Budget 2018

Union Budget 2018: Waking up to farmer crisis this late won’t help Modi government

Despite the kharif crop MSP hike and better credit allowance, mitigating acute agricultural distress will take longer.


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KRK, Hina Khan, Bollywood, Television

KRK to Hina Khan: 5 most hated and controversial stars of Indian television

No one likes Shivani as she replaced Sanaya in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? 3.


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Prachanda, KP Oli, Sushma Swaraj, India-Nepal ties

Political crisis in Nepal: What to expect from Sushma Swaraj's Kathmandu visit

It's no secret that India would prefer Prachanda as the new PM of Nepal over KP Oli, who is overtly pro-China.


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Institutes of Eminence, Lyngdoh Committee, Karl Marx, JNU protest

Student opposition to JNU enforcing compulsory attendance requirement is baffling

The institution is yet to be freed from the reductive formulations of the Left.


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Sujatha Gidla, Andhra Pradesh, Dalit, Untouchability

I was born an untouchable: This is my story

[Book extract] In your own town or village, everyone already knows your caste; there is no escaping it.


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Middle class, Social Media, Arun Jaitley, Union Budget 2018-19

Union Budget 2018: Twitter users reject the Budget with disgust, disbelief and jokes

With no change in income tax rates, the Budget fell flat as the reintroduction of standard deduction of Rs 40,000 failed to bring cheer.