Mukesh Adhikary
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The writer is a media professional, South Asia affairs blogger; ex-BBC.

MONEY

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How the Indian government threw Walmart a Googly!

Walmart faces stringent government regulations just a few months after it bought Flipkart. The timing is crucial. Will it faze the US giant?

POLITICS

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Is #ShutDownJNU Modi's idea of youth empowerment?

PM's hollow rhetoric stands exposed with incidents at FTII, Hyderabad and JNU in the past year.

POLITICS

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When wild elephants go on rampage and viral

As tea gardens get converted into high-rise apartments, this man-animal conflict is likely to get worse.

POLITICS

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Yes. Attack on Tanzanian was not racist, but casteist

In prejudiced Indian minds, an African is closer to dark-skinned Dalits and hence merits the same treatment.

POLITICS

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Is India ready to fight ISIS?

The country's security apparatus is familiar with militant groups in Pakistan but Islamic State is a different kind of enemy.

POLITICS

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Modi's Start Up India won't give Bharat its Steve Jobs

It is for the youth of big cities who have access to niche skills and resources.

POLITICS

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Has Modi forgotten that Pakistan cannot be trusted?

PM and his men should prepare the groundwork for a diplomatic relationship that goes beyond handshakes and birthday parties.