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Story Posted on 02-12-2018


 |  Aage Se Right  |  5-minute read
Shadow banning, Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Twitter

Tilt of Twitter? Right wingers’ tweets are being hidden from their followers. Here’s why I think so

Jack Dorsey needs to answer if some users are at a disadvantage because of their political beliefs.


 |  3-minute read
Hindutva, Dalits, Hanuman, Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath is not the first: How Hindutva politics has always used Ramayana to woo the marginalised

The UP CM’s statement has led to Dalits ‘staking claim’ over Hanuman temples. What lies ahead?


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East India Company, India, Mughals, British Raj

The great theft of India by imperial Britain — Part 1

Why then is there such little anger against the British while the Muslim rule is (rightly) reviled?


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Water treaties, Nepal, Dam building, China

China's dam-building rage is threatening the whole of Asia, and India has the most to lose

China clearly doesn't believe in equitable water sharing arrangements. But these are a must for Asia, which needs to avoid both Chinese domination and water wars.


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Interest rate, Economy, Personal finance, Money

7 reasons why personal loans have become popular

Many banks are offering personal loans through ATMs to the eligible individuals.


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Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Assembly elections 2018, Rahul Gandhi, Congress

From Naya Daur to Baahubali: How Congress changed its campaigning strategy in Madhya Pradesh

Congress leaders displayed a rare unity; well at least to the extent it is possible in the Congress, in the run-up to the polls.


 |  Shorts In The Dark  |  4-minute read
Metropolitan, City life, Delhi pollution, South delhi

Why we love to hate Delhi

From humble pink bougainvillea to quiet men pulling out knives — Delhi is dangerously beautiful.


 |  7-minute read
Gulf war, Cold War, US President, George hw bush

George HW Bush: US President who oversaw the quiet end of the Cold War

The world changed in Bush Sr's presidency. The US President drove much of the change, while embodying American values.


 |  8-minute read
India's got talent, Homosexuality, Koffee With Karan, Karan Johar

KJo, Jo is not for joker: From jackets to jokes, what's wrong with Karan Johar?

He was canny, smart, honest, open. He’s becoming crude, crass, caricature-ish — and very unfunny.