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  • newWith UP’s arch rivals finding common cause, BJP faces an uphill contest
    On Tuesday morning, two memes in a WhatsApp group caught my attention. Some Dalit activists from the UP side of Bundelkhand befriended during a reporting tour in late 2016 before the assembly polls had added...
    - 6 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 5:57pm -
  • newArchitecture in cinema
    Cinema is a play of expressions and narrative writing and on the other hand, Architecture is a bold and long lasting identity which speaks for itself through built structures. Both have a relation that goes...
    - 8 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 3:09pm -
  • newWhose money are you spending?
    The other day I was driving through a smooth countryside road in Thiruvananthapuram district’s Aruvikkara to visit the family of our domestic help who had suffered a bereavement when I came across a dainty bus...
    - 10 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 1:08pm -
  • newCan a man rape his wife?
    Marital Rape refers to a non-consensual sexual intercourse by a man with his wife. In popular perception, the husband cannot be guilty of raping his lawful wife on account of the presumed matrimonial consent to...
    - 10 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 1:00pm -
  • newSabarimala: Lord Ayyappa’s vows v/s the selected ladies’ woes
    Although known for traditions existing from the most primordial times to relentlessly being carried forward, our country is also one of the unfortunate few that is embroiled in never ending legal battles. The infamous Supreme...
    - 11 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 12:45pm -
  • newInterstellar Travel: In Talks with Alex Filippenko
    Pet peeves are quintessential traits of geniuses. Einstein never wore socks; Jobs only wore turtlenecks; and linguistic purists shudder at the slightest grammatical laxity. For them, catachresis is cringe-worthy (Just Google ‘catachresis’ to understand). Alex...
    - 11 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 12:40pm -
  • newDon’t delay selecting a new CBI head
    Mallikarjun Kharge, the parliamentary opposition leader who is one of three members in the selection committee for CBI director, is reported to have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking for immediate initiation of the...
    - 11 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 12:34pm -
  • newGender roles are societal constructs
    It was a rather hectic day at the office. After lunch, as I was relaxing,  I thought of getting a birthday gift for my two-year-old niece. I was surfing the net when somebody called me...
    - 11 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 12:26pm -
  • newNot an Accidental Prime Minister
    Only in fairy tales, when you kiss a frog it becomes a handsome prince. In real life, rotten books remain, well, rotten books. They never miraculously turn into good films. That is why I went...
    - 12 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:57am -
  • newNow everything can Simply Fly: India’s digital sky
    Soon you might see your food delivery by a Drone rather than the army of boys zipping on bikes, weaving through the traffic.  You could order a drone cab and travel to the destination straight...
    - 12 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 11:54am -

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  • newChurch’s Tyranny against Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s Accusers Continues as Nuns are Silenced

    Church’s Tyranny against Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s Accusers Continues as Nuns are Silenced

    Bishop Franco Mulakkal is a bishop who was ordained in St.Thomas Forane Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Mattom, Thrissur. He is accused of having raped a nun multiple times. A nun filed a case against him under Section 164 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC, India) in June 2018 that she was raped by Bishop Mulakkal 13 times between 2014 and 2016 when …The post Church’s Tyranny against Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s Accusers Continues as Nuns are Silenced appeared first on Drishtikone.…
    - 6 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 5:48pm -
  • newWere Bengal’s Chit Fund Scamsters Buying Mamata Bannerjee’s paintings for Political Patronage?

    Were Bengal’s Chit Fund Scamsters Buying Mamata Bannerjee’s paintings for Political Patronage?

    West Bengal has a history of financial scams, specially those related to chit funds.  In the 1970s, there was a Sanchayita investment scam where investors lost many crores.  That scam led for creation of Prize Chits and Money Circulation Schemes (Banning) Act of 1978.  In the early 2000s, the group of companies – Saradha Group, which …The post Were Bengal’s Chit Fund Scamsters Buying Mamata Bannerjee’s paintings for Political Patronage? appeared first on Drishtikone.
    - 13 hours ago, 16 Jan 19, 10:13am -
  • Achhe Din: 18-month low Inflation at 2.33% compared to over 10% during UPA

    Achhe Din: 18-month low Inflation at 2.33% compared to over 10% during UPA

    Media houses and compromised journalists have been asking the rhetorical question – have the Achhe Din (good days) come for common man?  With the high decibel narrative being dished out by fake media which thrives on a certain color to the countries working, media seems to make some people actually believe that they are better …The post Achhe Din: 18-month low Inflation at 2.33% compared to over 10% during UPA appeared first on Drishtikone.
    - 2 days ago, 14 Jan 19, 9:19pm -
  • Smriti Irani Exposes Shameless, Dense, and Sold out Sheela Bhatt in an Online Q&A

    Smriti Irani Exposes Shameless, Dense, and Sold out Sheela Bhatt in an Online Q&A

    The problem is not that the Indian media is bought, but it is shamelessly biased.  And, even when it is obvious that they can prostrate to one party, an ideology or one family, they keep on with the pretense.  All you need is a skillfully articulate person to make the whole thing even more obvious …The post Smriti Irani Exposes Shameless, Dense, and Sold out Sheela Bhatt in an Online Q&A appeared first on Drishtikone.
    - 3 days ago, 14 Jan 19, 10:22am -
  • Tulsi Gabbard for 2020 Presidential Race – How I got to discuss Dharma with her

    Tulsi Gabbard for 2020 Presidential Race – How I got to discuss Dharma with her

    In Houston, during a local event at the home of an influential Indian in 2010 I met a young politician from Hawaii named Tulsi Gabbard.  Strong, soft spoken, and a person who talked substance, this lady from Hawaii was not quite how I viewed politicians. It just so happened that when the lunch was served …The post Tulsi Gabbard for 2020 Presidential Race – How I got to discuss Dharma with her appeared first on Drishtikone.
    - 4 days ago, 13 Jan 19, 10:55am -
  • Mission Mars: Short Thriller about India’s Mangalayaan (Video)

    Mission Mars: Short Thriller about India’s Mangalayaan (Video)

    India’s Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) or Mangalyaan will go down in the history of space journeys as the most daring, innovative and mind-boggling undertaking.  After Roscosmos, NASA, and the European Space Agency, ISO was the fourth agency to achieve this mission of reaching Mars and that too on the first attempt. On November 5, 2013 the probe lifted off from Satish Dhawan …The post Mission Mars: Short Thriller about India’s Mangalayaan (Video) appeared first on Drishtikone.…
    - 4 days ago, 12 Jan 19, 7:11pm -
  • India is winning the NPA war

    India is winning the NPA war

    Modi Government’s Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) reform is at the heart of the fight against NPAs that the banks had amassed over UPAs 10 year rule.  Even the new Chief Economist of IMF, Gita Gopinath, praised the GST and IBC reforms. Tata Group’s Bamnipal Steel, (BNPL) – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Steel –  …The post India is winning the NPA war appeared first on Drishtikone.
    - 5 days ago, 11 Jan 19, 5:48pm -
  • URI Movie Actor Vicky Kaushal Owns a Dumb and Insensitive Journalist on a Stupid Question!

    URI Movie Actor Vicky Kaushal Owns a Dumb and Insensitive Journalist on a Stupid Question!

    The so-called Seculars – and who are more secular and “liberal” than the journalists? – are out to ding certain movies.  And, push up certain ones.  For example, they loved the trashy over-rated “Veere di Wedding” simply because it had Swara Bhaskar (a certified Secular and Modi-hater) who happened to masturbate.  But if a movie …The post URI Movie Actor Vicky Kaushal Owns a Dumb and Insensitive Journalist on a Stupid Question! appeared first on Drishtikone.
    - 7 days ago, 10 Jan 19, 9:48am -
  • A Class Divided: Lessons in Group Hatred and Race Relations

    A Class Divided: Lessons in Group Hatred and Race Relations

    After the death of Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968, a Third grade teacher in a small town of Iowa named Iowa Jane Elliott did one of the most path-breaking experiments with her students to teach them the curse of discrimination and what hate does to people. But for that, she had to break them up into …The post A Class Divided: Lessons in Group Hatred and Race Relations appeared first on Drishtikone.
    - 9 days ago, 8 Jan 19, 10:13am -
  • Nirmala Sitharaman Demolishes Rahul Gandhi on Rafale but his Lies continue

    Nirmala Sitharaman Demolishes Rahul Gandhi on Rafale but his Lies continue

    India’s discourse has fallen to a new low.  Where lies are being pushed with amazing remorselessness and power with media completely included in the whole crime.  They know and the perpetrators of the lies know about what is happening but it is still being peddled to create a narrative just so that the current Government …The post Nirmala Sitharaman Demolishes Rahul Gandhi on Rafale but his Lies continue appeared first on Drishtikone.
    - 10 days ago, 7 Jan 19, 7:54am -

WSJ Real Time India News

  • H-1B and Modi: India Real Time Reveals the Secret Reading Habits of India’s Elite
    India Real Time started in 2010 as the first attempt by a global newspaper to offer a news product for Indian readers through the internet. Seven years and crores of clicks later, The Wall Street Journal is winding down the successful blog. We will continue to offer the content Indian readers want through the more popular paths of distribution: WSJ subscriptions, apps and social media.
    - 3 Jul 17, 8:30am -
  • WSJ Live Chat: Apple’s Big India Gamble
    The WSJ's South Asia Deputy Bureau Chief Eric Bellman and reporter Newley Purnell will be live on Facebook at 9 a.m. India time Tuesday (9:30 p.m ET Monday) discussing Apple's next big move to conquer a booming market.
    - 23 Jun 17, 2:29pm -
  • WSJ Live Chat: How Might Trump Target the H-1B Skilled-Worker Visa Program?
    The WSJ's South Asia Deputy Bureau Chief Eric Bellman and reporter Newley Purnell will be live on Facebook at 9 a.m. India time Friday (10:30 p.m. ET Thursday) to discuss potential new restrictions and take your questions.
    - 9 Mar 17, 11:33am -
  • 5 Things Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Said About India
    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said India has ‘entrepreneurial energy,’ and that he hopes his company can harness India’s move to make its vast biometric database available to app developers. In Bangalore Monday, Mr. Nadella said he wanted Indians to be able to access Microsoft products using their Aadhar ID cards, and that his company was teaming up with Flipkart, India's rival to Amazon.Here are five things Mr. Nadella said about India at a Microsoft event for startups in the tech hub…
    - 21 Feb 17, 6:27pm -
  • Why Is India Letting App Developers Use its Biometric Database? – The Short Answer
    India's government is allowing app developers to use its biometric database of more than a billion citizens as part of an initiative called "India Stack." Here is the short answer on how the program will work.
    - 20 Feb 17, 2:17pm -
  • WSJ Live Chat: Has Narendra Modi’s Controversial Cash Crackdown Helped or Hurt India’s Financial Inclusion Drive?
    WSJ's South Asia Deputy Bureau Chief Eric Bellman and Financial Inclusion Project Editor Elva Darnell will be live on Facebook at 9 a.m. India time Friday (10:30 p.m ET Thursday) to discuss the story and take questions.
    - 16 Feb 17, 3:11pm -