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Story Posted on 11-04-2018

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Shivaji, Aurangzeb, Mughal Empire

Why Shivaji broke away from the Mughals — and established the Maratha reign

He became a sovereign in his own right.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
2019 Lok Sabha polls, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook-Cambridge Analytica, Karnataka Assembly polls

Should we trust that Mark Zuckerberg will protect integrity of Indian elections?

Expecting the Facebook CEO to follow through would be an exercise in futility.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Kuldeep Singh Sengar, Lawlessness in UP, Law & Order, Yogi Adityanath

Shielding rapists to legitimising extra-judicial killings: Adityanath's jungle raj has turned UP into a hell hole

The BJP rode to power in Uttar Pradesh on the promise of Ram rajya.

SCI-TECH

 |  8-minute read
Russia, Hate Speech, Facebook, Palantir

Hate speech, Palantir, Russia ads: What Zuckerberg didn't answer and what he wasn't asked

The Facebook CEO tactfully evaded the difficult questions thrown at him.

SPORTS

 |  5-minute read
KKR, MS Dhoni, Chennai Super Kings, IPL 2018

IPL 2018: The mystery of CSK's batting line-up and Vinay Kumar's presence in Indian cricket

The bigger issue is the abysmally low standard of domestic cricket in India.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Acharya Balkrishna, Patanjali Yogpeeth, Celibacy, Baba Ramdev

How Baba Ramdev is grooming his army of sanyasis

On March 25, on the banks of Ganga in Haridwar, the yoga guru initiated 91 men and women acharyas into a life of celibacy.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, BJP, Rape cases, Kathua-Unnao

Kathua and Unnao rape cases: What Modi needs to answer

The tone-deafness of the BJP government is ear-splitting.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Adjournments, Union Budget, Money Bill, Parliament disruptions

So, who brought Parliament down?

Both Opposition and ruling party are responsible for the House's slide into irrelevance.

HUMOUR

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Tweets, Memes, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg

When Mark Zuckerberg met Congress, he got rich memes for easy answers

The 33-year-old billionaire CEO of Facebook looked like a child who has been caught cheating by his school teacher.

SCI-TECH

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Data Privacy, Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Twitter, Mark Zuckerberg

How a Twitter user ripped apart Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's data privacy

Alp Ozcelik, in a series of tweets, exposed the faults in the CEO's testimony before the US Congress.