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Mumbai traffic: a shocking state of affairs
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Mumbai traffic: a shocking state of affairs

It’s high time to reintroduce the fear of law

Matryosh'car' dolls
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Matryosh'car' dolls

Identifying cars these days has transformed into a guessing game

Dashboard design
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Dashboard design

Should function come before form?

Assam polls as a case study: It's time to reboot your idea of India
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Assam polls as a case study: It's time to reboot your idea of India

Of all the five state Assembly elections, the results of Assam election are set to redefine political concept of majoritarianism

Assembly election results: Here's what unfolded on counting day
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Assembly election results: Here's what unfolded on counting day

West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK seem set to retain power on Thursday as the BJP is on the road to victory in Assam and the Left appears to be making a comeback in Kerala.

Mamata and media in Bengal: Dear ABP news, crossing Didi is not a one-way street
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Mamata and media in Bengal: Dear ABP news, crossing Didi is not a one-way street

ABP is one of Bengal’s few successful enterprises and Mamata Banerjee will surely think twice before doing it permanent harm

Exit polls give BJP lead in Assam, but Congress conceded defeat a while ago
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Exit polls give BJP lead in Assam, but Congress conceded defeat a while ago

Much before a flurry of exit polls predicted a big win for the BJP-led alliance in Assam, the Congress appeared to have had thrown in the towel.

Mamata redux? West Bengal exit polls indicate the irrelevance of vocal middle-class
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Mamata redux? West Bengal exit polls indicate the irrelevance of vocal middle-class

If Bengal is indeed in her bag, Mamata could be well on her way to Delhi in 2019. She has made her ambition quite clear on multiple occasions.

What the exit polls told the Congress: Become Rahul-mukt to save the party
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What the exit polls told the Congress: Become Rahul-mukt to save the party

With his trials and errors, half-baked ideas and hypocrisy, Rahul is actually destroying the Congress. Not brick by brick, not pillar by pillar, but floor by floor.

Freebies in Tamil Nadu: A unique way for netas to fulfil moral obligations
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Freebies in Tamil Nadu: A unique way for netas to fulfil moral obligations

In the run up to the 2006 Assembly elections, culture of freebies touched a new high when the DMK announced free colour televisions.

Tamil Nadu Elections 2016: Why Jayalalithaa’s freebies are not so bad
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Tamil Nadu Elections 2016: Why Jayalalithaa’s freebies are not so bad

In a political environment where votes can be purchased through freebies, a system that allows for proper accounting is better than a system that blurs accounting and accountability.

Kerala Assembly polls: Close contest on the cards; BJP may become kingmaker
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Kerala Assembly polls: Close contest on the cards; BJP may become kingmaker

While the Kerala CM is hopeful for another UDF term, political observers do not rule out the possibility of BJP emerging kingmaker

Chandy vs Swaraj: There's a good reason why Kerala CM is picking fights with BJP, not the Left
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Chandy vs Swaraj: There's a good reason why Kerala CM is picking fights with BJP, not the Left

Chandy's United Democratic Front (UDF) is hoping that BJP's punching above weight in the southern state may help it to scrape through in a triangular contest

#PoMoneModi should remind the PM that states don't like being belittled, compared to Gujarat
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#PoMoneModi should remind the PM that states don't like being belittled, compared to Gujarat

The ferocity of the #PoMoneModi campaign on Twitter should ideally remind the Prime Minister of a flaw in his tactics.

Kerala and Somalia: We’re beating down Narendra Modi with emotions, not facts
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Kerala and Somalia: We’re beating down Narendra Modi with emotions, not facts

A careful look at the facts makes it clear that Modi never did compare the state to the country. He had balanced the infant mortality rate among the state's scheduled tribe community with that of a sub-Saharan African nation, and in that, he wasn't off the mark at all.

PM Modi has shot himself in the foot with his gaffe in Kerala
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PM Modi has shot himself in the foot with his gaffe in Kerala

There is absolutely no time for damage control. For shooting yourself in the foot, Mr Modi, this one is hard to beat.

Star power: How superstars like Rajinikanth, Vijay could determine outcome of TN elections
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Star power: How superstars like Rajinikanth, Vijay could determine outcome of TN elections

The connection between Kollywood superstars like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and Tamil Nadu politics is deep, and real