The VITs of Rajpath versus the mango trees
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The VITs of Rajpath versus the mango trees

No one is there to stand up for the neighbourhood trees, along colony roads, and in plots that still have small open patches

Why Congress is the new Muslim League
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Why Congress is the new Muslim League

From a party that fought the malafide designs of the Muslim League, the new age Gandhis have decimated Congress to a level where it has to bank upon the ideological descendants of Muslim League for its survival.

Let us talk, Rihanna
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Let us talk, Rihanna

Since Rihanna wants us to talk about the ongoing protests in India, let’s indeed talk about the issues one by one.

Delhi farmer riots: For 'liberals', Capitol and Capital are more than a spelling gap
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Delhi farmer riots: For 'liberals', Capitol and Capital are more than a spelling gap

India’s rising new nationalism has spawned hostile press across the “liberal” western world, whose backing is itself in question

Police Act 1922: Origin, objective of colonial era legislation makes strong case for its repeal
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Police Act 1922: Origin, objective of colonial era legislation makes strong case for its repeal

The Act, in a nutshell, penalises any person who causes or attempts to cause disaffection amongst members of the police force or induces any member of the police force to commit a breach of discipline

'We are all Hamas': The increasing collaboration between India's and Israel’s foes
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'We are all Hamas': The increasing collaboration between India's and Israel’s foes

It is no coincidence has the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the rhetoric often associated with it, become an integral part of campaigns often associated with advancing Kashmiri separatism.

Digital transformation and smart city will drive APeJ IT services demand in 2016: IDC
Business

Digital transformation and smart city will drive APeJ IT services demand in 2016: IDC

IDC Asia/Pacific expects APeJ IT Services to be resilient – posting a 6.5% value growth year-on-year (YoY) (in US dollar) in 2016.

Here's why Sania Mirza, the doubles queen, deserves more respect
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Here's 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.

10 things the Government should ban instead of #IndiasDaughter
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10 things the Government should ban instead of #IndiasDaughter

10 things the Govt should ban instead of #IndiasDaughter

How seats bought in private medical colleges make healthcare expensive in India
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How seats bought in private medical colleges make healthcare expensive in India

It can be argued that not all seats in private medical colleges are sold from quotas allowed by the authorities but when they start their practice, they set a benchmark in fees and ways for their peers who won their seats on pure merit.

Finale of Satyamev Jayate: Behave yourself, Aamir Khan tells Indian men
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Finale of Satyamev Jayate: Behave yourself, Aamir Khan tells Indian men

If anyone knows how to market a show or a film, it’s Aamir Khan and his finale episode of Satyamev Jayate just proves that.

Under Ronald Koeman, the only way for Southampton is up
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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.

Snotty girls and HMT boys: What Chetan Bhagat gets wrong about relationships
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Snotty girls and HMT boys: What Chetan Bhagat gets wrong about relationships

Why is it that every time Chetan Bhagat makes a statement about women, he seems to put his foot in his mouth?

When Deepika met Catherine Deneuve at MFF, facepalm followed
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When Deepika met Catherine Deneuve at MFF, facepalm followed

When Deepika Padukone met French actress Catherine Deneuve, a powerhouse actress who's worked with some of the greatest filmmakers ever, the conversation that followed was deeply embarrassing.

What If review: Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan can't save this boring rom-com
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What If review: Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan can't save this boring rom-com

What If could have been great if the film had explored the ironies in the scenes it sets up, Matsai’s script doesn’t. Instead, it plays out like any other rom-com.

ISL: With Dhoni on board, Chennaiyin FC hope to follow in CSK's footsteps
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ISL: With Dhoni on board, Chennaiyin FC hope to follow in CSK's footsteps

Chennaiyin FC aims to bring about a football revolution in the otherwise cricket crazy city.

ISL: FC Pune City gives off a royal vibe and its future looks bright
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ISL: FC Pune City gives off a royal vibe and its future looks bright

FC Pune City somewhere reminds me of the IPL team Rajasthan Royals. Though unlike the Royals, FC Pune has fully immersed itself in this royalty mode.

ISL: Kerala Blasters need to be careful brand Sachin doesn't overpower the team
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ISL: Kerala Blasters need to be careful brand Sachin doesn't overpower the team

By naming the team Kerala Blasters the promoters have ensured that a little bit of Sachin shall always remain in the team DNA.

ISL: Mumbai City FC wants to be the heartbeat of Mumbai
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ISL: Mumbai City FC wants to be the heartbeat of Mumbai

Mumbai City FC is in a quest to connect these 20 million heartbeats and synchronize them to the fortunes of the team.