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Story Posted on 27-12-2018


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Lok Sabha election 2019, Donald Trump, Mark Zuckerberg, Whistle-blowers

2018 showed us that democracy can be hacked using Facebook. This should make us worry about 2019

The problem is that our belief in the goodness of technology blindsided us to the devil inside us humans.


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Foreign policy, Us troops, Afghanistan, Indo-afghan ties

Warning bells: If US troops exit Kabul, and the Taliban holds sway, Pakistan could unleash 'Ghazwa-e-Hind' against India

We could soon see America leave Afghanistan's brutal war half-finished. The implications of this will be dreadful for ordinary Afghans. This is no good news for India either.


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Melbourne cricket ground, Cheteshwar pujara, Test Cricket, India australia test

Australia vs India Test saw thousands of cricket fans at MCG on both days. When will Indian stadiums witness such a spectacle?

India is widely considered to be cricket’s financial epicentre. But will Indian grounds ever see the kind of crowd present at Melbourne for a test match?


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Narendra Modi, NDA, 2019 general elections, Apna Dal

2019 general elections: As the shaping alliance gives BJP sleepless nights, NDA allies also demand their pound of flesh

Its recent drubbing in three Hindi heartland states and the possibility of a grand alliance appealing across castes, are adding to the BJP’s woes.


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Lifestyle, Ayurveda, Ginger, Winter

How ginger battles winter illness and fatigue

Ginger is hot sun warmth and high-frequency zing.


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Nitish Kumar, Ram Vilas Paswan, Lok Sabha election 2019, Bihar

Why coming together of Nitish Kumar and Ram Vilas Paswan is significant

It reminds us of a similar deal in 2005, which could not materialise at the end.


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RSS, 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi, Gordhan zadhaphia

The significance of former Modi critic Gordhan Zadaphia becoming BJP's UP poll in-charge

With barely a few months left for the do-or-die battle over the 2019 Lok Sabha, both the BJP and RSS won't leave anything to chance.


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Congress, BJP, Assembly elections 2018, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Why BJP must 'beg' for votes now

In India, begging is perfectly respectable. Begging for votes is actually demanded. It gives voters a great ego boost.


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Young leaders, New year 2019, 31st december, Devendra Fadnavis

Aaditya Thackeray wants Mumbai, Pune to party all night on 31st December. This is why we need young leaders

“We need to trust our citizens,” says Aaditya. We agree.


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Sreesanth, Bigg Boss, Bigg boss 12, Gauhar khan

Bigg Boss 12: Why Gauahar Khan was so wrong in targeting Sreesanth

The model and actor seems to have forgotten about her own behaviour with host Salman Khan.