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Story Posted on 04-07-2019

POLITICS

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Donald Trump, Us presidential elections 2020, Indian-Americans, Kamala harris

Why Kamala Harris for US President: The world must root for this candidate in the US presidential battle

Kamala Harris has made her racial identity central to her campaign. Like Barack Obama, she shows both audacity and hope. The world has never needed both more.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Dalit politics, Discrimination, Caste based reservation, Anubhav sinha

'Ayushmann had to play an entitled male in 'Article 15'. To show how immune we are to crimes against Dalits'

Gaurav Solanki, writer of the successful and disturbing 'Article 15', speaks with Nairita Mukherjee about the film's 'saviour complex,' why the protagonist couldn't be a woman and 'Kabir Singh'.

MONEY

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Tax Redemption, Modi 2.0, Budget 2019, Demonetisaion

Budget 2019: Why this should be the 'Aam Aadmi' budget

Hours before the budget, Srijana Mitra Das and Chaiti Narula decode what it's like to be in Nirmala Sitharaman's shoes

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Economy, Budget 2019, Economic survey 2019

Budget 2019 and the Goddess Equation: How 'Badlav' will come, but women must remain as ‘Lakshmi’

If you know that your daughter will bring you wealth and victory, you may treat your daughter well. That, at least, is what our economic planners seem to be hoping.

MONEY

 |  5-minute read
India Inc, Agriculture, Income Tax, Modi 2.0

Union Budget 2019: Why expectations on income tax, farmers and corporates are running high

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget on 5 July. Here are three key sectors of prime concern. Will their expectations be met?

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Ayushman bharat, Narendra Modi, Economic survey 2019

Economic Survey 2019: How the medium of PM Modi's messaging found a special mention in the CEA's report

Unlike earlier Economic Surveys which stuck to statistics, CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian highlighted positive messaging campaigns which changed social values, helping key govt schemes.

POLITICS

 |  Passion & compassion  |  4-minute read
GST, Nirmala Sitharaman, Union budget 2019, Budget 2019

Budget 2019 must be big and bold: Nirmala Sitharaman must go for serious capital infusion and tangible tax breaks

For a govt that has taken bold steps like demonetisation, new strong measures should be a logical follow-on. India's struggling economy certainly needs these.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
Women in politics, Lok Sabha, Nusrat jahan, Women Empowerment

Nirmala, Nusrat, Chandrani, Pramila: Why we are applauding all the women MPs in the House

This Lok Sabha has the highest number of women MPs. They cut across the political spectrum and voice a variety of concerns. They have only one thing in common. They make us proud.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Demonetisaion, GST, Arun Jaitley, Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Budget 2019: Will FM Nirmala Sitharaman continue the tradition of carrying a briefcase, or will she give this a spin?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will likely carry the Union Budget 2019 in a briefcase as she steps into Parliament. The case is part of colonial tradition. Will Sitharaman finally decolonise it?

SPORTS

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A Phoenix Called Dhoni: MSD always rises, just when people write him off

In his fitness, Dhoni easily exceeds youngsters in the field. He is like a warrior who simply fights, showing no emotion. And he combines this with brilliant management skills.