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Porn ban: Look at the brighter side, silly

In the looking glass world of India's governance, banning something is a good way to promote it, says Devangshu Datta. The blocking of 857 websites by the Indian government because some of these......

Why the govt should promote the right kind of porn

A ban on porn will be unenforceable and a waste of resources, warns Devangshu Datta It is depressing to scan the morning news and be greeted by a raft of stories about horrific sexual assaults.......

VIEWPOINT: Religious sentiments overtaking rationality

Devangshu Datta analyses three recent unrelated incidents in India to emphasise on the growing trend of religious sentiments trumping rationality In April, there were violent incidents in......

Release the classified files already!

Nothing spawns the creation and perpetration of conspiracy theories more effectively than an official obsession with secrecy, says Devangshu Datta In India, the combination of archaic laws and an......

Explaining Delhi's polls and bets

If error margins and confidence intervals are accounted for, even apparently decisive polls are not "sure things" and that brings us to bookies, who don't believe in any "sure things", says......

Yuan devaluation: Lessons for India

A weaker rupee might stimulate Indian exports and nullify some of the effects of Chinese devaluation, notes Devangshu Datta. China's yuan devaluation last week might spark off competitive......

Dont' be surprised: With passage of time, smart devices will rule us

Internet of Things will inevitably drive our lives. Let's hope the benefits outweigh the dangers, says Devangshu Datta. Image: Visitors watch a "Phantom 2" drone by dji company at the CeBIT......

Construction sector may produce big winners

If the government delivers its election promises, then activity in the industry should increase, notes Devangshu Datta.    The Indian economy is unusual in many ways. It developed a......

RBI rate cut will benefit us all but few economic factors can hurt

A sudden rise in crude oil prices, or a deeper slowdown in China or a recession in America could hurt, says Devangshu Datta. Image: The economy will benefit from a series of rate cut by the RBI.......

What effect will a bad monsoon have on the economy?

This year, forecasts suggest sub-par monsoon and its impact is not restricted to agriculture alone, notes Devangshu Datta Weather forecasts have notoriously large error margins. But, in recent......

'Patriotism', 'honour' and Luis Suarez

The way some Uruguayan fans have reacted to the Suarez incident shows how black and white facts can be spun into shades of grey, writes Devangshu Datta.Uruguay's striker Luis Suarez has hogged the......

Vishy Anand making all the right moves

If Viswanathan Anand topples Veselin Topalov, then it will be an against-the-odds victory for the maestro. When Anand isn't working his way through obscure opening variations, he is often found......
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The politics of the Census

For a country with a huge atheist vote bank, relatively few claim to be irreligious Devangshu Datta September 4, 2015 Last Updated at 21:45 IST The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/devangshu-datta-the-politics-of-the-census-115090401232_1.html
China storm roils global markets

he country's economic slowdown and yuan devaluation led stock markets to skid, emerging market currencies to drop and major commodities to trade... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/devangshu-datta-china-storm-roils-global-markets-115082300750_1.html
Several positives and a few niggles

Although quick reform may not happen due to Parliament logjam, economy is ticking along. A good monsoon means a decent harvest & lower inflation... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/devangshu-datta-several-positives-and-a-few-niggles-115080900767_1.html
E-commerce giants look beyond discounts for survival

The stage is set for the next big fight in the online world as new CEOs take the helm at the top fashion e-commerce companies amid mounting... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/tech-news/E-commerce-giants-look-beyond-discounts-for-survival/articleshow/48326081.cms
List of those who signed petition against hanging of terrorist

Rupang Bhatt, Ahmedabad Presented below is list of those Indian citizens who requested President of India to consider mercy plea of terrorist... ...

http://DeshGujarat.Com/2015/07/30/list-of-those-who-signed-petition-against-hanging-of-terrorist/

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