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Donald Trump, riven by rage and petulance, invokes despair

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 17:17

If Donald Trump`s election campaign effectively leveraged fear and suspicion, his first speech as President left little doubt that he had spiced that potent brew with another ingredient -- despair.
 

Astana talks: Peace in Syria elusive unless political solution found

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 17:16

The initiative for the talks came from Russia, Turkey, and Iran, with Russia in the driver`s seat.

Budget 2017: The school education crisis - and opportunity

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 17:23

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UP Elections 2017: Can Akhilesh-led Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance defeat BJP, BSP in UP?

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 17:02

The Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance has ensured a fierce multi-cornered contest in Uttar Pradesh.

Modi/Trump, Gandhi/Clinton electoral dramas have parallel scripts

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 17:25

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The Power of Saying ‘NO’

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:54

As India rides high on the headwind of economic progress, there are aspects of our society that need transformation, both, in thought and in action. One such factor is the evil of child abuse.

Growing India-Vietnam strategic ties will mean a more stable Indo-Pacific

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 08:35

Vietnam, along with Japan, forms the two pillars of India`s Act East Policy.

BIMARU states: Little progress in 2 years, learning crisis for millions of children

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 08:30

Not many BIMARU schools have unlocked, usable toilets, ASER data show.

Making a case for Jallikattu

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 08:28

Bulls used for Jallikattu are treated much like prize boxers -- with supplemented diets and adequate care to ensure they are strong for many years.

If IITs had more Dalit professors, would Aniket Ambhore be alive?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:44

Charu Bahri/IndiaSpend/IANS

Trump shadow on India-US-Australia trilateral relations?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:42

Rekha Bhattacharjee/IANS

Punjab polls: Will ''Rahu kaal'' end for Congress?

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:38

There is little doubt, however, that out of the elections in five states in February and March, the best chance for the Congress is in Punjab.

270 days after Bihar liquor ban, major crimes up 13%

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2017 - 20:56

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Only 1 in 100 sexual assaults in Karnataka ends in conviction

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2017 - 20:54

Nationwide, one in 10 such cases ended in conviction, 10 times better than Karnataka`s record.

India needs to guard against technological disruption in manufacturing

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2017 - 20:51

Amit Kapoor and Sankalp Sharma/IANS

The most recent Purchasing Manager`s Index (PMI) reflects a contraction in the manufacturing activity in India in December.

3 die every 10 minutes in road accidents; up 9% in 4 years

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 13:10

State highways, three per cent of India`s road length, contributed to 25 per cent of road accidents and 28 per cent of deaths due to road mishaps.

India reduces baby deaths but still hasn't met 2012 targets

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 13:05

There were wide variations in infant mortality rate -- a bellwether of national health -- across India.

Dhoni made players feel they can be world-beaters

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 12:57

It was India coach Greg Chappell who noticed a great talent in Mahendra Singh​ Dhoni as wicketkeeper-batsman but also the potential to be a captain.

State elections: Modi may prove to be lucky

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 17:15

Amulya Ganguli/IANS

It is obvious that the ensuing elections in five states will be an excellent mid-term appraisal of Narendra Modi`s tenure.

From Nirbhaya gangrape to Bengaluru molestation: Why such shameful incidents will continue to happen, shake us

By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Monday, January 9, 2017 - 13:44

My heart goes out to the woman seen in CCTV footage being molested and groped by two shameless guys. 

Delhi Smog – Let’s not live on borrowed time

By Akrita Reyar | Last Updated: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 14:56

At the onset of the New Year, we must pledge not to convert Delhi into a gas chamber that we experienced it to be in the last months of 2016.

India's great school education challenge: Crisis in BIMARU states

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 20:22

India`s literacy rate has increased 8.66 percentage points to 74.04 per cent between 2001 and 2011, according to Census data, but wide variations exists across states.

Trump's threat and the challenge before new UN chief

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 20:24

Critics are asking one question: Is the UN behaving more as a NGO today than as a global peace broker?

Mega trends and events to look out for in 2017

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 20:18

In the international sphere, four notable trends and events will have a strong bearing on how things evolve.
 

8 fun facts of New Year

By WeTheVoice Bureau | Last Updated: Friday, December 30, 2016 - 12:43

Without more ado, let's start with the fun facts of New Year which can make your jaws drop!

Get, Set, Go: Here are the 7 most popular gaming apps of 2016

By WeTheVoice Bureau | Last Updated: Friday, December 30, 2016 - 12:45

We list you the 7 most popular must-have gaming apps so that you can experience the best.

New Year round-up: India in 2017 can do without these shockers

By WeTheVoice Bureau | Last Updated: Friday, December 30, 2016 - 12:44

The year 2016 has been quite interesting. After weighing the pros and cons, lets take a look at few incidents which 2017 can do without.

1. Casualties of security personnel

The year gone by and what the future holds

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 10:26

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2016: Top 10 fake news forwards that we (almost) believed

By Miscellaneous | Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2016 - 10:23

Alison Saldanha/IndiaSpend/IANS

Astro Predictions: What does Year 2017 hold for you

By Sundeep Koachar | Last Updated: Sunday, January 1, 2017 - 09:23

Would you like to know what 2017 has in store for you? Check out the predictions by celebrity astrologer Sundeep Koachar for the brand New Year.