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Story Posted on 23-06-2018

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Delhi Government, Arvind Kejriwal, Statehood for Delhi, Aap government

Why residents of Delhi must support AAP

For the sake of our democracy, we must take a stand.

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
Noteban, Narendra Modi, Ahmedabad district cooperative bank, Demonetisation

How much more proof do we need that demonetisation was unnecessary?

Lakhs of people waited in queues for banks to open, sometimes for days, while politicians, bankers and black money operators made merry.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Militancy in kashmir, BJP, Governor's rule, Kashmir crisis

Why BJP should keep aside its calculations for 2019 in preparing a Kashmir strategy

The Modi government must keep in mind that it urgently needs to send the right signals to the people of the Valley to start the arduous process of rebuilding lost trust.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Clean air, Air Pollution, Subsidy on electric cars, Electric Cars

What government needs to do to promote electric cars

It will fight both pollution and congestion on roads.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Parliament, Modi fitness challenge, Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi

Why politics in India is focused on trivial issues

The politicians are forever concerned about elections and the easiest way to get re-elected is playing the caste and communal card.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Pakistan, Militancy in kashmir, Kashmir ceasefire, Kashmir crisis

Why the time is right for Army to intensify anti-terror operations in Kashmir

Pakistan will make a concerted effort to prove that Governor's rule is no answer to the troubles of the people living in the Valley.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Article 370, Islamic state in kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir, Islamic State

ISIS is here: Moment of truth in Jammu and Kashmir

We need to recognise that Kashmir needs a radically new narrative. And that may involve abolishing Article 370.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Legal, Social norms, Women, Marriage

Why must women go through the burden of changing last name after marriage?

The drama must end.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Maternity, Mother, Childcare, Breastfeeding

How can people even think breastfeeding is an indecent act?

Society should make every effort to create conditions for safe breastfeeding in the best interests of the mother and the child.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Delhi, Jasoosi duniya, Urdu

Remembering an age when Urdu literature thrived in India

[Book extract] In his autobiography Khwab Baqi Hain, abba has given a good account of the literary environment which existed in the houses of shaurfa in the early decades of Biswin Sadi.