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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......

Blaming the victim for a crime is absurd, but we still do it

Why do people need to trot out a moral justification for doing certain appalling things and not for others, asks Devangshu Datta A woman walks down a street carrying a sum of money. A snatcher......

Tales of our toilets: Modi has put potty before piety

The Indian attitude to sanitation is the inverse of the attitude to sex: it's OK to discuss sanitation, but it's not OK to actually indulge in it, says Devangshu Datta Akbar is rumoured to have......

What Rahul Gandhi didn't say to India Inc

The CII meet was ideal for laying out details of concrete policies. But Rahul Gandhi did not choose to speak in concrete terms. Devangshu Datta examinesIf somebody describes herself as "not tall,......

Why is good monsoon so important for the economy?

This year has seen disappointing projections on the monsoon front, rues Devangshu Datta. India is an unequal society. How unequal it is can be understood by looking at a few broad statistics.......

Stock market trade: How to use stop loss order wisely

 One has to consider his risk-appetite before employing a mechanical trading system, writes Devangshu Datta.  Trend-following technicians are delighted at the current market......

Why you should look at very short-term debt

It will give the flexibility to roll over quickly. Be underweight on rate-sensitive stocks, notes Devangshu Datta The latest macro-economic numbers confirm the economy trundles along in a low......

How to rewrite India's growth story

A bull run looks possible only if the Nifty breaks out above 6,111 -- and that's some distance away, notes Devangshu Datta In the last two weeks, various institutions have released estimates......

Market insight: How to play the Budget

Going long on Budget day announcement can go horribly wrong, writes Devangshu Datta. Trading on, or near Budget day is always a tense exercise but it can be very rewarding. Prices move very fast......

'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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Borlaug's contribution

This refers to Devangshu Datta's column "The US biologist who changed India" (Quantum Leap, July 25). Professor Norman Borlaug's contribution saved... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/letters-borlaug-s-contribution-114072801195_1.html
Policy triggers and wild cards

RBI's August policy review and the course of the West Asian crisis will determine market movements in the short run ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/devangshu-datta-policy-triggers-and-wild-cards-114072700684_1.html
Chess (#1106)

Some of the tensions around the Olympiad remain with just a week to go. But one major issue has been sorted. Teams, which submitted late entries,... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/beyond-business/chess-1106-114072501465_1.html
Imagine Gaza in Delhi

India kills its own citizens in the Northeast and Kashmir. Israel kills Palestinians in Gaza. Both nations claim to be modern, secular democracies ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/devangshu-datta-imagine-gaza-in-delhi-114072501606_1.html
The US biologist who rescued India from a severe food crisis

Norman Borlaug transformed India from a famine-stricken nation dependent on food aid into a self-sufficient one, says Devangshu Datta. Gandhi,... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/slide-show/slide-show-1-column-the-us-biologist-who-rescued-india-from-a-severe-food-crisis/20140725.htm

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