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Mahesh Vijapurkar

Jul 9, 2014

Why is the media ignoring the plight of drought striken farmers?

One does not expect breast-beating reportage, but we are entitled to know if farmers bought their seeds even as they tried tilling their lands anticipating the monsoon #Drought #farmers #India #Media #MediaCrit #Palakkad #Rural farmland
Suprateek Chatterjee

Jul 9, 2014

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes review: The film deserves an Oscar

Andy Serkis is God. That’s it. Those four words up there are pretty much all you need to hear in terms of a reason to go watch Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes in theatres. #Dawn of the Planet of Apes #Dawn of the Planet of Apes review #India #Review of Dawn of the Planet of Apes
Rajyasree Sen

Jul 8, 2014

The Anupam Kher Show: Shah Rukh spills a few secrets

On Sunday night, a brand new celebrity interview show began – The Anupam Kher Show, with the tagline Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai. The show has Kher, a Bollywood veteran, interviewing other Bollywood stars on a couch. #Anupam Kher meets Shah Rukh Khan #Bollywood gossip #Salman Khan #Shah Rukh Khan #The Anupam Kher Show

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Arjun Parthasarathy
Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of www.investorsareidiots.com . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.
Mahesh Vijapurkar
Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.

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Firstpost Community

Jun 29, 2014

Hindi has put Indian culture on the world map

The primary aim of any language is to communicate. We can never imagine our lives without languages, can we? This is because we cannot live without communication. And this is precisely why languages have always played a dominant role in shaping our histories and have influenced the way we think and perceive things. #Hindi #Modi #Narendra Modi government
Firstpost Community

Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #british #comment #Firstpost Community #Hindi #language #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #social media
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #Blogs #Civil society #comment #Greenpeace #IB #IB Report #India #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #leaked report #NGO funds #NGOs
Firstpost Community

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt scrutinising NGOs defeats its very purpose'

NGOs are people organised together to take a stand and propagate their views. One may agree or disagree with their views but that is part of the overall discourse, writes ank123 in reply to an article on Firstpost. #Firstpost Community #India #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs

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