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Story Posted on 15-08-2018

POLITICS

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Army, Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan, Pakistan elections

In Pakistan's tryst with democracy, shadow of military looms large

It is an open secret that it was the army, and not Imran Khan, that brought down the Nawaz Sharif government.

VARIETY

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Independence day 2018, Lynchings, Pm speech, Narendra Modi

The PM did not speak of lynchings in his Independence Day speech. It is time we start speaking up

When the political class abandons its responsibilities, civil society needs to step up.

SCI-TECH

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Militarisation, Mike pence, Donald Trump, Space force

Space Farce? All you need to know about America's newly proposed military wing

Militarisation in space. Is it going to turn into the Wild Wild West?

POLITICS

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Political ideologies, Left vs right wing, Right-conservatives, Left-liberals

In the fight between Left and Right how India is missing the important 'centrist' space

The Left is nothing but a liability for the Congress.

POLITICS

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Kashmir, Lok Sabha election 2019, Modi speech, Independence day 2018

Modi at Red Fort: With his word-bank drying, the PM delivered yet another election speech

Unlike his usual self, the Prime Minister's energy level today was way down.

POLITICS

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National register of citizens, Narendra modi speech, Narendra Modi, Independence day 2018

How PM Modi's Independence Day speech set the agenda for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The speech made an impact because the Prime Minister's claims were backed by impressive and undeniable figures.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Tricolour, Independence Day speech

I-Day speech: PM Modi's real message was written all over his attire - saffron, white and indigo

Only one colour from the Tricolour was missing.

MONEY

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Google, WhatsApp, Facebook, Fake news

Why Facebook, WhatsApp, Google have no choice but to purge fake news

Social media's battle against fake news and bigotry is bad news for politics.

VARIETY

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Independence Day, Bangladesh, Sheikh mujibur rahman

August 15: Why Bangladesh’s founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was assassinated by the army

The only two family members who managed to survive were his two daughters — Sheikh Hasina and Sheikh Rehana.

POLITICS

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RSS, Pluralism, Freedom, Independence day 2018

India at 71: The idea of independence

It is not merely individual choice, but the availability of plural worlds and alternatives.