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Don’t mourn the loss of free media till you pay for your news

Over the last few days I’ve seen with a sense of dismay a ‘tu-tu main-main’ over NDTV censoring its journalists.  One of NDTV’s senior-most journalists and well-known faces, Sreenivasan Ja

Prasad Sanyal | Oct 21, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

Thank you, Supreme Court for firecracker ban: An open letter from a mother

In the short span of an hour, when he burst the crackers, my little one inhaled smoke equivalent to over 100 cigarettes. 

Ipsita Sarkar | Oct 19, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

Other Blogs

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

Charu Bahri/IndiaSpend/IANS

Miscellaneous | Jan 18, 2017, 00:42 AM IST

Trump shadow on India-US-Australia trilateral relations?

Rekha Bhattacharjee/IANS

Miscellaneous | Jan 18, 2017, 00:39 AM IST

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

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.

Miscellaneous | Jan 18, 2017, 00:33 AM IST

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

Devanik Saha/IndiaSpend/IANS

Miscellaneous | Jan 13, 2017, 20:55 PM IST

Only 1 in 100 sexual assaults in Karnataka ends in conviction

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

Miscellaneous | Jan 13, 2017, 20:52 PM IST

India needs to guard against technological disruption in manufacturing

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.

Miscellaneous | Jan 13, 2017, 20:45 PM IST

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

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.

Miscellaneous | Jan 11, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

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

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

Miscellaneous | Jan 11, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Dhoni made players feel they can be world-beaters

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.

Miscellaneous | Jan 11, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

State elections: Modi may prove to be lucky

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.

Miscellaneous | Jan 07, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

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

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

Prashant V Singh | Jan 06, 2017, 18:08 PM IST

Delhi Smog – Let’s not live on borrowed time

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.

Akrita Reyar | Jan 06, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

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

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.

Miscellaneous | Jan 03, 2017, 20:21 PM IST

Trump's threat and the challenge before new UN chief

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

Miscellaneous | Jan 03, 2017, 20:19 PM IST

Mega trends and events to look out for in 2017

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

Miscellaneous | Jan 03, 2017, 20:15 PM IST

8 fun facts of New Year

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

WeTheVoice Bureau | Dec 29, 2016, 15:16 PM IST

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

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

WeTheVoice Bureau | Dec 29, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

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

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

WeTheVoice Bureau | Dec 29, 2016, 15:05 PM IST

The year gone by and what the future holds

Amit Kapoor and Sankalp Sharma/IANS

Miscellaneous | Dec 29, 2016, 10:23 AM IST

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

Alison Saldanha/IndiaSpend/IANS

Miscellaneous | Dec 29, 2016, 10:19 AM IST