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  • Are you Helping Terrorists through Stego Videos?

  • In Defence of Euthanasia: The Right to Refuse Treatment and Die with Dignity

  • The Glory and Valour of Sikhs and Their Profound Contributions to Many Aspects of Life

  • How Should a Parent Handle Teenage Tantrums?

  • The Third Gender: Why Transgender Are Seen as a Different Community?

  • Karnataka Elections: Nanga Nach

  • Ibrahim Honjo: Creativity is not the Only Purpose

  • Human Rights Reframed: Universal Declaration of the Rights of Peoples

  • Rajnikanth: The Advent of a New Star-Politician

  • Dispute over Honorary Doctorate for West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Despite Economic Slowdown Popularity of Vladimir Putin is all-time High in Russia

Reading Time: 4 minutesWith more than 56 million votes, it was Putin’s biggest ever win and the largest by any post-Soviet Russian leader. But the OSCE, a rights watchdog, said restrictions on fundamental freedoms, as well as on candidate registration, had restricted the scope for political engagement and crimped competition, analyses Navodita, our Associate Editor, in the weekly […]


Stay Alert against BlueSnarfing at Free Public Hotspots

Reading Time: 4 minutes  BlueSnarfing is comparatively a topical cybercrime wherein attackers establish a clandestine connection with wireless gadgets via ‘Bluetooth’ technology, gain unauthorised access to victim’s device and remotely steal information without any noise. They may also take full control of the compromised device, warns cyber security expert, Reetwika. She gives invaluable tips to protect ourselves from […]


Drowning under Waste

Reading Time: 3 minutesHong Kong faces a huge waste disposal problem. Hidden under many of its beautiful parks, golf courses and sports grounds are millions of tons of garbage. Only three of their 13 landfill sites are still open which will soon overflow given the rate at which they are filling up. The situation is only going to […]


Elixir, a Voyage of the Mind: Bestseller and a Critically Acclaimed Novel

Reading Time: 11 minutesWhere does our mind go, when we fall asleep? Can dreams weave a layer of parallel existence? Can there be another reality beyond all that we touch, see or feel? It is a normal day for Manisha. She wakes up from sleep and goes to work. On her way back home, she walks into a coffee […]


Data Mining for Poll Started in India: Facebook can Influence, but to Limited Extent

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt is possible to use Facebook data to influence Indian elections because India doesn’t have a data protection law. Therefore, anything that Cambridge Analytica does in India will be perfectly legal. Looks and sounds like a clean chit to both the Congress and the BJP, both of who charge each other with the crime of […]


Corbyn is Best Placed to Win Next Elections: British Left Must Maintain Unity to Ensure the Process

Reading Time: 4 minutesMillions of people are invested in the idea of a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour government. That raises a new challenge — how to maintain and strengthen the unity of the diverse forces that got us this far. Trade unions, social movements and thousands of new enthusiasts are working for this unprecedented opportunity, but, as we get […]


Germany Coalition has New Faces but Old Polices: Left Wing Linke Weakened by Dissensions

Reading Time: 5 minutesAlthough the SPD kept floundering in opinion polls, currently at 18 percent, Angela Merkel needed it to obtain enough Yes seats in the Bundestag to stay in power. She found it necessary to treat the SPD generously so that SPD members would vote “Ja” in their referendum. Here’s a report, for Different Truths. After nearly […]


Cambridge Analytica Boss met Trump before 2016 Poll: False Information through Facebook is Confirmed

Reading Time: 3 minutesJournalists posing as potential customers of the firm have released video of Alexander Nix, the now-suspended CEO of Cambridge Analytica, bragging how his company secured that data and used it to elect Donald Trump. In the video, Nix brags also about how he met “many times” directly with Trump to talk about the company’s efforts. […]


Objective-Type Doklam Question from Rahul a Joke: Misplaced Humour can kill Serious Intent

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Congress President, who everybody knows lacks a funny bone, has attempted to inject humour into an issue that is very serious and of considerable national strategic interest. Rahul Gandhi comes out as childish. He trivialises the issue and, worse of all doesn’t expect a serious answer. Here’s a report, for Different Truths.  Congress President […]


The Lie That Cambridge Analytica can Sway FB Indians: 90 percent of Personal Data are Fake

Reading Time: 5 minutesFB boasts it can influence more than half the human population. Maybe. But not all the personal data of 2 billion human beings locked in FB is authentic data. That is because human beings lie to friends more often than they tell the truth. A week of revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s use of data harvested […]