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User discretion is required

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:09:49 +0000

Here is a thought-provoking article in Indian Express that advises Internet users to use their own discretion instead of simply following the algorithmic contents additions that are thrown at them. Undoubtedly the world is experiencing the greatest phase of democracy (up till now) through the advent of the Internet. To get educated, to inform yourself, […]

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Is journalism worth a soldier’s life?

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 14:22:17 +0000

In a tragic turn of events a soldier committed suicide when he became a target of a “string operation” carried out by a The Quint journalist. Army jawan/sahayak Lance-Naik Roy Mathew was secretly videotaped by a The Quint journalist named Poonam Agarwal, talking about the menial jobs the “sahayaks” have to perform for the officers […]

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Does it really take 400 L of water to make 1 L of cold drink?

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 14:56:22 +0000

It is surprising to know that 1 million traders in Tamil Nadu, according to this Time update, are taking cold drink bottles from Coca-Cola and Pepsi off their shelves because these multinationals are using up the state’s scarce water resources. The traders are replacing these bottles of cold drinks with local, fruit-based brands. It’s quite […]

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Disparaging tweets saved

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 13:45:06 +0000

Anurag Kashyap I am dying to see the faces of the people on the timeline, when they actually see the film "Sexy Durga" and they realise it's about them.. — Anurag Kashyap (@anuragkashyap72) February 4, 2017 Madhavan Narayanan Ms Phokat — Madhavan Narayanan (@madversity) February 28, 2017  

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What is the Enemy Property Act 1968?

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:09:30 +0000

Although the name “Enemy Property Act” sounds a bit ominous, it means all the properties left behind by people who migrated to Pakistan and China forfeit their rights to the properties and these properties should not belong to the government of India. As this Swarajya link explains, the Enemy Property Act, 1968, was enacted by […]

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