The Jamawar – A Dying Art

posted by Abu Maroof|January 23, 2015   in Featured|one comment

Once an item coveted by royalty, the Jamawar shawl and the Rafugars who traditionally make them are fighting a battle for survival.

Whose Website Is It Anyway?

posted by Kartik Nijhawan|January 23, 2015   in Washboard|one comment

Two Congress websites go down, with a disgruntled ex-party member taking credit for it. We talk to the man responsible to find out why.

AAP Is Unique But Not India’s Best Political Debutant

posted by IndiaSpend|January 23, 2015   in Governance|45 comments

With the Delhi elections heating up, a larger question arises: India is no stranger to new parties, so is the Aam Aadmi Party a flash in the electoral pan?

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9 Of 10 Private Sector Retirees Have No Pensions, Health Insurance

posted by IndiaSpend|January 22, 2015   in Governance|no comments

According to a CRISIL report, only 8% of India's private sector employees are covered by any post-retirement benefits.

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The Doctor Who Played Football

posted by Ankush Saikia|January 20, 2015   in Sports|no comments

A look back at the life of former Indian football captain Dr. T. Ao, the man who put the North East on the Indian football map.



posted by Boom Live|January 20, 2015   in Governance|29 comments

Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has been named the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for the Delhi Assembly polls. BoomNews deciphers the impact this will have on the polls.


The Gist of the GST

posted by Aayushi Maheshwari|January 19, 2015   in Cheat Sheet|16 comments

Arun Jaitley calls it the “single biggest tax reform since independence”, but what exactly is the proposed Goods and Services Tax?

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Indian Cyber Crime Soars 350% in 3 Years

posted by IndiaSpend|January 19, 2015   in Governance|2 comments

With Internet usage soaring in India, so is cyber crime, but India’s laws do not appear to be adequate to tackle the surge.

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The Battle Lines Over Bodoland

posted by Gaurav Jain|January 17, 2015   in Articles|4 comments

The December carnage in Assam has divided its people like never before. For now, a delicate peace prevails at the state’s relief camps.


In The Name Of The Prophet

posted by Abu Maroof|January 16, 2015   in Articles|69 comments

The Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris was both contradictory to the teachings of the Qur'an as well as the Prophet's conduct.

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