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Story Posted on 07-01-2019

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Imran Khan, CPEC, Pakistan, China

China’s chilling debt trap for Pakistan: How everything China invests goes back to it, along with a lot more

Chinese investors borrow from China’s national banks to fund projects in Pakistan. Raw material, labour comes from China. Pakistan finally foots the bill.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Congress, NDA, BJP, Narendra Modi

Why 10 per cent quota for the upper castes' 'economically weak' is a bad idea

Surely our country can do much better than going down the quota route time and again.

ART & CULTURE

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Akshay Khanna, Vivek oberoi, Narendra modi biopic, PM Narendra Modi

Why I am aghast by the casting of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' and 'PM Narendra Modi'

When was the last time a film headlined by Vivek Oberoi or Anupam Kher worked at the box office?

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Pawan Kalyan, Ys jagan mohan reddy, Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra pradesh elections

From smartphones for every family to cars for Brahmins, it’s sop season in Andhra Pradesh

Chandrababu Naidu is fighting a resurgent Opposition and estranged allies in a desperate bid to retain power.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Dev Anand, Hindi Cinema, Nanda, Bollywood

Remembering Nanda: An iconic star of the golden era of Hindi cinema

A tribute to the sweet, shy and stylish actress on her 80th birth anniversary.

HUMOUR

 |  3-minute read
Time capsule, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Narendra modi wave

5 key takeaways from the 106th Indian Science Congress, and why they should be buried in the Time Capsule for 100 years!

Perhaps in 2019, we are not ready for such radical theories. Perhaps in a 100 years, we will be.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Dalits, Modi interview, Narendra Modi, Sabarimala row

Sabarimala row: While he defends 'tradition', will PM Modi also guarantee protection to Bindu and Kanakadurga?

By saying that resistance to women’s entry into Sabarimala temple is a matter of custom and sentiment, the Prime Minister has let down all marginalised groups, including women.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Karan Johar, Kl rahul, Harik pandya, Koffee With Karan

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul chatting with Karan Johar is not for the faint-hearted

They don't remember the names of the girls they meet. They think Kohli is a better batsman than Tendulkar. And they share sex secrets with their families.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
2019 Lok Sabha elections, Reservation, Narendra Modi, Ews reservation

10% reservation for economically backward in general category is Modi's trump card for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The opposition parties have been dealt a major blow by the Modi government.

MONEY

 |  3-minute read
Tax slabs, BJP, Arun Jaitley, GST

What to expect from the GST council’s meeting on January 10

With an eye on the upcoming elections, the government would want to fine-tune the tax system as far as possible.