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In-Depth | CBSE syllabus cut: How a stop-gap measure will impact the outgoing batch of 2020

INDIA

In-Depth | CBSE syllabus cut: How a stop-gap measure will impact the outgoing batch of 2020

While a professor from the prestigious Delhi University asserted that the syllabus cut has political bearings, a Delhi senior secondary school teacher said the move has been overplayed by the media. Here is what various stakeholders told us:

Budweiser employee pissing in beer tanks for 12 years? It's not true

TRENDS

Budweiser employee pissing in beer tanks for 12 years? It's not true

As soon as the story was up on the web, it spread its tentacles on social media, where people love to hover but don’t bother to read

Explained | Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Here's what has happened so far

INDIA

Explained | Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Here's what has happened so far

Here is a look at the series of events that led to the arrest of the father and son, the action taken against the cops involved and who said what

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: Here are some guidelines to sensitive reportage on deaths by suicide

INDIA

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: Here are some guidelines to sensitive reportage on deaths by suicide

Promoting sensitive reportage will not only inspire dialogue on suicide, it will also help the bereaved find some dignity and solace in their loss

In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?

WORLD

In-Depth: Is Herd Immunity our best bet in the fight against coronavirus?

With many countries easing lockdown restrictions, the debate on Herd Immunity has gained traction. What is Herd Immunity and is it achievable, here is all you need to know:

Why Kent's advertisement on automated atta maker is classist, discriminatory and distasteful

INDIA

Why Kent's advertisement on automated atta maker is classist, discriminatory and distasteful

Not only is the brand normalising the provincial notion that those belonging to a lower economic strata are dirty and impure, it is promulgating the parochial ideology, which social reformers are fighting hard to alleviate

Explained | How the Kalapani issue is upsetting Indo-Nepal ties

WORLD

Explained | How the Kalapani issue is upsetting Indo-Nepal ties

The longstanding Kalapani issue had reinvigorated in November last year when New Delhi released the new political map of India following the abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into Union Territories

Coronavirus pandemic: From plasma therapy to Favipiravir, here's a list of treatments and antidotes for COVID-19 so far

INDIA

Coronavirus pandemic: From plasma therapy to Favipiravir, here's a list of treatments and antidotes for COVID-19 so far

The science and technology ministry has reportedly earmarked 42 existing drugs, narrowed down from a list of at least 2,100 approved drugs, for repurposing.

Coronavirus pandemic: From A to Z, here's a glossary to help you brush up your COVID-19 vocabulary

WORLD

Coronavirus pandemic: From A to Z, here's a glossary to help you brush up your COVID-19 vocabulary

To buck the trend of unwholesome content, we bring to you an ‘A to Z guide into Coronavirus’, debunking myths and fake news, quenching inquisitiveness, slipping in a frustrated laugh – all in lighter vain.

Coronavirus pandemic: What is plasma therapy and why is it a beacon of hope in finding COVID-19 cure?

INDIA

Coronavirus pandemic: What is plasma therapy and why is it a beacon of hope in finding COVID-19 cure?

ICMR has given a nod to Kerala to conduct clinical trials using plasma therapy

In Depth | Coronavirus pandemic: The mental agony of working from home and how to deal with it

INDIA

In Depth | Coronavirus pandemic: The mental agony of working from home and how to deal with it

Replacing suits with pyjamas might seem liberating, but it comes at a cost

Explained | The curious case of Justice Muralidhar's transfer from Delhi High Court

INDIA

Explained | The curious case of Justice Muralidhar's transfer from Delhi High Court

Justice Muralidhar’s transfer, especially in the middle of hearing the matter on Delhi violence, has not boded well with the Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms (CJAR) and several senior lawyers, who have issued a statement condemning the move

In-Depth | Trump's India visit to have a defence deal, a dash of Kashmir and hopes of better trade ties

WORLD

In-Depth | Trump's India visit to have a defence deal, a dash of Kashmir and hopes of better trade ties

Trump’s visit to India is expected to be as high on substance, as it is on optics. It also comes close on the heels of interesting political developments.

Delhi election result: Meet the man behind AAP's witty and quirky social media game

POLITICS

Delhi election result: Meet the man behind AAP's witty and quirky social media game

In an exclusive interview with Moneycontrol, Hitesh Pardeshi, the 29-year-old social media manager for AAP since October 2019, shares an interesting insight on the party's online campaign, how its social media cell operates and how it deals with fake news

Delhi Elections | How incumbent CM Arvind Kejriwal has matured as a politician

POLITICS

Delhi Elections | How incumbent CM Arvind Kejriwal has matured as a politician

Kejriwal, who started his career as an activist-protester, has now grown into a calm establishmentarian

Delhi Elections: AAP's report card vs BJP's sankalp patra — which has better prospects?

POLITICS

Delhi Elections: AAP's report card vs BJP's sankalp patra — which has better prospects?

Which of these will appeal to the voters of Delhi, will be clear on February 11, when the results to 70-member assembly polls will be declared

Know Your Leader | Delhi Election: Arvind Kejriwal — No longer 'an insignificant man'

POLITICS

Know Your Leader | Delhi Election: Arvind Kejriwal — No longer 'an insignificant man'

From an anti-corruption crusader, to a chief minister running for a second term, Kejriwal has come a long way.

Delhi Election | Shaheen Bagh a hotbed of anti-national activities, protesters being lured with biryani: BJP's Tajinder Singh Bagga

POLITICS

Delhi Election | Shaheen Bagh a hotbed of anti-national activities, protesters being lured with biryani: BJP's Tajinder Singh Bagga

In an exclusive interview with Moneycontrol, the BJP candidate from Hari Nagar opens up about his 'troll' image, his stand on the 'Tukde Tukde Gang' and his vision for his constituency

Delhi election: What are the stakes for AAP, BJP and Congress this poll season?

POLITICS

Delhi election: What are the stakes for AAP, BJP and Congress this poll season?

Delhi has been an elusive territory for the BJP. Even though it has been able to win all seven Lok Sabha constituencies in both 2014 and 2019, winning the assembly polls has been failed-attempts over and over.

Delhi election: An insight into Amit Shah's campaign strategy to win the capital contest

POLITICS

Delhi election: An insight into Amit Shah's campaign strategy to win the capital contest

Shah has also been active on social media, not only tweeting proactively, but also monitoring party tweets and interacting with “cyber warriors”

Delhi election: Here are the factors that will impact the capital contest

POLITICS

Delhi election: Here are the factors that will impact the capital contest

Experts believe that the result of the election will show the mirror on the political significance of CAA

In Depth | Jeff Bezos phone hacking: A spyware, Saudi Arabian crown prince and the plot to kill a journalist

WORLD

In Depth | Jeff Bezos phone hacking: A spyware, Saudi Arabian crown prince and the plot to kill a journalist

The messages that MBS sent to Bezos on WhatsApp, in the latter half of 2018 – that is after the May 2018 video message was sent – seemed to suggest that MBS has intimate knowledge of Jeff’s private life

Nirbhaya case: What is causing the delay in hanging the rapists?

INDIA

Nirbhaya case: What is causing the delay in hanging the rapists?

January 17, President Ram Nath Kovind rejected the mercy plea

Kalapani issue: Why tensions are simmering between India and Nepal

WORLD

Kalapani issue: Why tensions are simmering between India and Nepal

Responding to a query on the Kalapani issue, MEA Spokesperson Ravish Kumar said, “We reiterate our commitment to find a solution through dialogue in the spirit of our close and friendly bilateral relations."

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