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Story Posted on 30-10-2018

POLITICS

 |  10-minute read
River, Environment, Lok Sabha election 2019, Narendra Modi

How Ganga can decide the 2019 Lok Sabha polls

For Rahul Gandhi, pledging to clean the Ganga is an opportunity to win the hearts of millions of Hindus.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Lok Sabha elections 2019, Supreme Court, Ram mandir, Babri Masjid

Another demolition is on the way over Ram Mandir

The BJP needs to divert attention from real issues to Hindutva. The costs could be great. But when has the BJP cared about that?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Terrorism, Militancy, LoC, Jammu and Kashmir

Why militants using sniper weapons in the Valley is a major challenge to the security forces

A lot of recalibration would be needed by the forces to tackle this new challenge in front of them.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Religious polarisation, Sabarimala row, Ram Janmabhoomi, Ayodhya dispute

Sabarimala to Ayodhya: Politics in the name of God

Hopefully, the voters will realise how easy it is for politicians to fool them in the name of religion and rise to vote for a progressive and powerful India.

MONEY

 |  6-minute read
BJP, Mining ban in goa, Goa, Manohar Parrikar

Why Manohar Parrikar’s absence has left Goa’s economy in doldrums

With a mining ban and fall in GST and excise duty collection, the state needs a leader who can take a call on important matters as and when they arise.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Rhino horn, Tiger bones, Conservation, Poaching

Stop the shame, China! The lifting of the ban on using tiger and rhino parts is a call for their extinction

China legalises the use of tiger bones and rhino horns for "medicinal purposes". This is a death sentence for the animals. Apart from poaching, this will also spur terrorism and the narcotics trade.

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
IPhone, Samsung, Android, Smartphone

OnePlus 6 vs 6T: What's the difference?

Should you upgrade to the new OnePlus phone? Read on to find out.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
School, Sexual Harrassment, Child Abuse, #MeToo

#MeToo and child abuse: Why it's time elders start listening to kids far more seriously

Children today are far more aware of touch, space, dignity and rights. For those who've become used to norms, it's time to hear the young ones.

LIFE

 |  3-minute read
Donald Trump, Racial discrimination, Racial Stereotype, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon

The Simpsons: Why brushing Apu under the carpet won’t work anymore

The Simpsons’ alleged writing off of Apu is symbolic of a world which does not know what to do with the problem of deliberate and non-deliberate racial stereotyping

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Lok Sabha election 2019, Devendra Fadnavis, Drought, Maharashtra

As Fadnavis completes four years in office, Maharashtra is facing a drought-like situation

Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan was the CM's most ambitious scheme.