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Sunainaa Chadha

Dec 14, 2014

No acchey din: 10 Reasons why 2014 was Annus Horribilis for India's babus

Narendra Modi's acchey din might not be feeling so good to India's babudom. Long used to setting their own schedules and lording it over the public now they have a boss who is only to happy to crack the whip on them. 2014 saw some big changes in the babu's work culture. #2014 Year End #Lists Etc #Lutyens Delhi #Narendra Modi #PMO
Gautam Viswanathan

Oct 22, 2014

Under Ronald Koeman, the only way for Southampton is up

Southampton versus Sunderland at St. Mary’s Stadium on Saturday evening was expected to be an evenly contested affair. However, what took place on England’s south coast was a masterclass in goal-scoring ruthlessness delivered by the hosts. #Dusan Tadic #football #Graziano Pelle #KickingAround #Ronald Koeman #Soccer #Southampton #Sports
Sunainaa Chadha

Oct 22, 2014

Nobody can beat the Dilli Punjabi when it comes to celebrating Diwali. Here's why

We kick everyone else's ass when it comes to ‘patakebaazi’, Teen Pati or the mithai exchanges. And here's why. #alchojol #cards #Diwali #Diwali Bazaar #Diwali2014 #poker #Punjabi #Teen Patti
Haresh Ramchandani

Oct 21, 2014

Why Sania Mirza, the doubles queen, deserves more respect

Sania Mirza has certainly earned the right to call the shots when it comes to Indian doubles, even if she has not yet earned the respect she so very much deserves for her doubles game. #Doubles #InMyOpinion #Leander Paes #Mahesh Bhupati #Rohan Bopanna #Sania Mirza #Sports #Tennis #WTA

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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.
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 . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.

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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

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