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Mitra, the robot, steals the show from NaMo, Ivanka

Ivanka spoke for a good 15 minutes, gracefully, looking straight at her audience, her face wreathed often in winning smiles.She is an articulate, striking, woman who charmed her audience.Vaihayasi......

Aadhaar is based on unscientific thinking, fallible biometric data

Biometric authentication is based on the unscientific and questionable assumption that there are parts of human body that do not age, wither and decay with the passage of time, says Gopal Krishna.......

'We are in kalyug where rakshasas rule'

'The forces of good are on the run.''But dark times also challenge people to fight.''I believe Indians will rise against these dark times.' Even as he was fighting against the deportation of......

Meet India's 'barefoot' lawyers!

Geetanjali Krishna looks at how one organisation’s unique idea is helping marginalised communities to gain legal access. IMAGE: Namati trains selected local stakeholders to become......

FULL TEXT of Sushma's address at UNGA

'We are completely engaged in fighting poverty; alas, our neighbour Pakistan seems only engaged in fighting us.''A country that has been the world’s greatest exporter of havoc, death and......

'Only when women are empowered will societies reach full potential'

Ivanka Trump, daughter of and advisor to United States President Donald Trump, on Tuesday pitched for access to capital and equitable laws for women entrepreneurs, saying closing the gender......

Meet Ajit Pai, the man at the center of the US net neutrality debate

The chief of America's Federal Communications Commission is not a fan of net neutrality.So what's his vision of communications and digital policy in these times?We find out... IMAGE: Ajit Pai at a......

Note ban shadow over GST Bill

While the government has the option of ensuring the passage of these Bills as money Bills, there are voices within the government advising discretion on the GST roll-out by April 1, report Business......

45 Indians in Forbes list of under-30 achievers

Image: A happy employee showing the victory sign. Photograph: Stephen Hird/Reuters. The image is used for representational purpose only. Forty five Indians and Indian-origin people have made it......

India opens boardrooms to women but few mid-career dropouts return

Around 530 out of 5,711 listed firms have been fined by the Bombay Stock Exchange for not having at least one woman director by the deadline. Other companies appointed relatives such as wives and......

'Your friends and enemies change every Friday'

'I used to be humiliated.''If I'd approach an actor, he would say hello and then turn away.''That's when I understood the whole game of the industry.''You cannot trust the industry.'Madhur......
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Daughters of the revolution

In the lead-up to March 8, I am sometimes asked whether we really still need an International Women’s Day (IWD) . Though my greatest hope is... ...

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Are India’s poor being forcibly evicted because of Modi’s ‘Smart Cities’ project?

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Chinese propaganda intensifies

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