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Story Posted on 29-09-2018


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Arun Jaitley, Parliament, Money Bill, Congress

The BJP's Aadhaar: Minimum governance, maximum subterfuge

The recent Supreme Court discussion highlights the government's arrogance in classifying Aadhaar as a Money Bill. This over-confidence has shown in Parliament. And now, citizens can see this too.


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BJP, Data theft, Supreme Court, Aadhaar verdict

Legal sanctity to Aadhaar does not guarantee its security. Government needs to step up

Urgent steps need to be taken to make the Aadhaar database safe from cyber-attacks, data theft, and misuse of information.


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Bengal, BJP, Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress

From bowl to ballot: At Kolkata’s food festivals, the latest flavour is politics

In order to reach out to Hindi-speaking voters, the TMC is using everything from phucka to litti chokha.


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BJP, Hindutva, Mohan Bhagwat, Rss conclave

The RSS invited everyone to its conclave. Why didn’t the critics turn up?

Before believing allegations against the RSS, we should hear what the organisation has to say about itself.


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Justice dy chandrachud, CJI Dipak Misra, Supreme Court, Live streaming of cases

Live streaming of SC cases: Justice must be seen to be done, and now, we can all watch it

The landmark verdict by the Supreme Court this week will bring in transparency, and empower we the people.


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Cowboy, Cinema, Bollywood, Feroz khan

Feroz Khan: From a shy young hero to self-styled cowboy star

Everyone remembers him as the Clint Eastwood of Indian cinema, but there was so much more to him.


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High court, Supreme Court, Lawyers strike, Odiisha

How the judiciary should tackle the Odisha lawyers strike

Lawyers have been on strike throughout the state since August 28.


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BJP, Congress, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi

In 2019 Lok Sabha polls, why perceptions will matter more than reality

History has shown Indians vote for leaders, not parties.


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British India, Army, Book Extract, The story of jodhpur lancers

Of bravery and epic victories: The Story of Jodhpur Lancers (1885-1952)

The book explores the history of the erstwhile State of Jodhpur and the heroic exploits and magnificent gallantry displayed by its army.