Thursday, 19 April, 2018

Report

Shyam Rangeela

‘Modi’s promises of good chai fooled Indians’

Comedian Shyam Rangeela mimicked five famous Indian politicians having a conversation about 'chai'
Tannishtha Chatterjee

Indian film stars should be politically active, says Tannishtha Chatterjee

Chatterjee says censorship is one of the biggest issues the Indian film industry faces, stresses the need to question powerful institutions.
INC Karnataka

Congress is winning in Karnataka—according to a survey released by Congress itself

Not only will Congress increase its seat tally, it will also improve its vote share by 9 percentage points, says survey conducted by C-fore.
Rekha Mishra

Rehabilitating children is a good challenge for me, says Mumbai cop who has rescued 953

Speaking at Democracy Wall, sub-inspector Rekha Mishra said she always knew she wanted to do something good for the country.
Image of Kapil Sibal

Sibal pulls out of Babri Masjid case amid worries in Congress over damage to party image

Sources said the Congress brass was worried Sibal’s statements would be portrayed as the official party line.
MP Baijayant Jay Panda

Aadhaar desperately needed, but shouldn’t be wantonly used: Lok Sabha MP Jay Panda

Despite being a vehement supporter of stricter privacy laws, the MP also openly supported Aadhaar. 
NaMo App

BJP sees NaMo app ruckus as a ‘boon’ as it distracted opposition, got record downloads

Thanks to the controversy over data sharing, the opposition seems to have forgotten all about issues such as Mosul and Andhra, bringing some relief to the ruling party.
Outside view of Fortis Hospital in Gurgaon

Fortis Healthcare nearing a $1.2 billion deal with TPG-Manipal

Fortis is discussing issuing around 40 billion rupees ($615 million) of new stock to TPG and Manipal through a preferential allotment, one of the people said.
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi calls Narendra Modi ‘Big Boss who likes to spy on Indians’

The BJP rubbished Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's claims that NCC cadets were being forced to download the Narendra Modi app and it was illegally using user data.
Uber app

India, the lone remaining jewel in Uber’s once-flourishing Asian empire

Uber's India doom is written in the (selfies with) stars.
Graphic design by Siddhant Gupta

TalkPoint: One nation, one poll — a good idea or an impractical plan for India?

Recently, the Law Commission released a draft paper supporting 'one nation, one poll.' Experts weigh in on the talks of holding simultaneous elections from the Panchayat to the Parliament in India.
journalist protest

Indian journalists face a brutal equation: Fight together for press freedoms or perish

The media can disagree, fight and judge each other. But it can survive and thrive only by closing ranks when its first principles are under attack.

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