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Story Posted on 04-04-2018

POLITICS

 |  SITREP  |  3.27 minutes watch-minute read
UN terror list, Dawood Ibrahim, Hafiz Saeed, Pakistan

Pakistan exposed by UN terror list; next could be FATF blacklist

Hafiz Saeed and Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar are, of course, two big names among 139 Pakistanis in the list.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Smart Speakers, Pixel 2 XL, Alphabet, Mid-range device

Is Google making a move for India with affordable Pixel phones?

They will reportedly come with a lower price point and slightly slower hardware in comparison to the flagship Google phones.

SCI-TECH

 |  8-minute read
Google, Snapdragon, India, Price

Why the Nokia 6, 7 Plus and 8 Sirocco work for India

All three smartphones come with pure Android builds and are part of Google's Android One programme.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Supreme Court, Atrocities Act, Dalits, Bharat Bandh

Centre’s role in changes to SC/ST Atrocities Act: Are BJP ministers misleading, or ignorant?

Rajnath Singh and Ravi Shankar Prasad say the government was not a party to the judgment. Court says otherwise.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  3.3 minutes watch-minute read
Postcard news, Fake news, Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Smriti Irani

Government showed its true face over circular to media

Under the guise of going after purveyors of fake news, the I&B ministry seems to be targeting anti-government journalists.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
NIRF, Education system, JNU, University rankings

JNU professor tells us why he loathes the practice of ranking universities

Hierarchy as a state of consciousness is so deeply internalised that we begin to compare and rank everything and everyone.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Computer Baba, Assembly election, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Narmada Bachao Andolan

Shivraj Singh Chouhan making 5 sadhus 'ministers' shows Narmada is not a priority for him

The MP CM has rewarded those who threatened to expose him.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Driving licence, Gender Inequality, Delhi transport department

Allowing mother’s name in driving licence is not enough to end gender inequality

Such ornamental changes would actually work only if the status of women is strengthened in the first place.

POLITICS

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CBSE paper leak, Class 12, Class 10, CBSE

CBSE paper leak: Why students need to stay angry and keep fighting

There is an unwillingness to address the rot that is the broader secondary school education system of India.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Mahatma Gandhi, Civil liberties, Human Rights, Martin Luther King Jr

What Indians can learn from Martin Luther King

On his 50th death anniversary, the government and common citizens must introspect about the state of civil liberties in the country.