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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.


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DECIPHERING THE KIRAN BEDI FACTOR: 2015 DELHI ELECTION TRACKER

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.


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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.


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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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