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POLITICS

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2019 general elections, BJP, Samajwadi Party, Shivpal Yadav

How the political mess in Akhilesh Yadav's party may make BJP's ride to power easy in 2019

Shivpal Yadav's announcement of a new party may harm not just Samajwadi Party, but also the prospects of a grand alliance in Uttar Pradesh.

SCI-TECH

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Samsung, Polaroid, Thronos, Acer

Five coolest tech we've seen so far at IFA 2018

From forward looking smartphones to gaming PCs, we've seen plenty of exciting stuff at the Berlin event.

VARIETY

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Naxalism, Kanu sanyal, Charu majumdar, Urban naxal

What 'Urban Naxals'? You are either a rural revolutionary or an urban activist

The clash between various human rights organisations and the government goes back a long way.

VARIETY

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Hambantota, India-China Relations, China, Colombo port city

Why China's Colombo Port City project in Sri Lanka is unsettling for India

Most of India's container traffic is handled by Colombo port.

VARIETY

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Sweet, Jaggery, Fry, Steam

Why Ganesh Chaturthi can never be complete without modaks

Steam it, fry it or take the modern quick fix way, but these sweet rotund knobs are a must for Ganpati celebrations.

VARIETY

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Activists arrested, Surendra gadling, Urban naxals, Sudha bharadwaj

Why Left liberals must let the court decide on Sudha Bharadwaj's innocence

This piece has been co-authored by DU research fellow Ramanand and computer science graduate from the University of Minnesota Shaurya.

VARIETY

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Afghanistan, India-pakistan dialogue, Pakistan, Imran Khan

Why Imran Khan cannot afford to delay foreign policy initiatives any further

The Pakistan Prime Minister has to realise the country’s external ties are just as worrisome as the internal problems.

VARIETY

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Cyclones, Hydrological disasters, Lessons, Kerala floods

Nine lessons that we can learn from the Kerala floods

India, prone to hydrological disasters due to drought, floods and cyclones, must learn to manage both water excess and scarcity.

POLITICS

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Ecosystem, Narendra Modi, BJP, Kerala floods

No more cosmetic rebuilding: What India needs to do after the Kerala floods

As the waters recede and the reality of reconstruction dawns, quick solutions need to be avoided.