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Story Posted on 06-07-2018

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Rohingyas, Kashmir, Prince zeid ra’ad al-hussein, UNHRC

Such silk-tie sanctimony: How the UN, and the West, acts on Rohingyas, Saudi Arabia — and Kashmir

UN Human Rights High Commissioner Prince Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein says, ‘We are not fools’. Indeed, his and the West’s behaviour shows us how clever they are.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Horse racing, Match Fixing, Law commission report, Sports betting

Make a bet. Legalise sports betting. It is long overdue

The government should heed the very sensible Law Commission report.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Extradition, Hate Speech, Malaysia, Zakir Naik

Zakir Naik not to be deported: Not heeding India can cost Malaysia dear

The televangelist's continued presence in Malaysia may see renewed activities of indoctrination and an eventual spurt in terror attacks.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Google, Personal data, Email, Facebook

Google, Facebook reading your emails? Here's how you can stop them

Users can easily prevent marketers and software developers unwanted access to their personal data and emails.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
India, Hindu meal, Dubai, Emirates

What happens when you tinker with something 'Hindu'? Learn from Emirates

The price one pays for such frivolous things as a menu change is quite heavy.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Nitin Gadkari, Floods, Monsoon, Nagpur

Nagpur flooded – despite being the stronghold of Devendra Fadnavis and Nitin Gadkari, town crumbles in rain

It took one day's downpour to expose the shocking state of civil infrastructure in Nagpur. Even the Vidhan Sabha was flooded – and beer bottles discovered in the drains nearby.

ART & CULTURE

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India, Wes anderson, Isle of dogs, Illegal Immigrants

Isle of Dogs: Why Wes Anderson's stop-motion animation film is a real story

There are modern-day democracies pushing for ghettoisation and persecution of a certain 'dog' population in the name of fighting illegal migration, terrorism.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Hollywood, Cisgender, Transgender, Scarlett johansson

Why Scarlett Johansson should not tell the story of trans mobster Dante 'Tex' Gill

Hollywood wants to profit off minorities, without really wanting to have them become part of the behemoth.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Dalai Lama, Chinese taipei, China, Taiwan

With AI renaming Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei', India appeases China, only for crumbs

India caves in to Chinese pressure again, sidestepping its own strategic interests and the lessons of history.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Union territories, Delhi, AAP, Supreme Court

The AAP effect: What the SC judgment means for other Union Territories

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy, who has also been having problems with L-G Kiran Bedi, has hailed the verdict.