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Samir Shukla

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Before the cities will drown, insects will kill us

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Samir Shukla While the entire nation is busy CABing and fighting over the issue of invasion of outsiders into Indian Territory, an invasion that matters far more is already happening from Pakistan into India. The year 2019 probably marks a year of resurgence o... More »

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To all the angry men and women of science

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Samir Shukla I am reading a very angry social media post of a brilliant scientist attached to one of the finest Indian academies of science. He is extremely upset with movie stars who (as per him) are silent when the nation is in dire straits. As he is a man o... More »

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A toxic love affair about to get sour

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Samir Shukla Though the news hasn’t really managed to grab the headlines, but recent gruesome human deaths taking place in India are not restricted to Hyderabad where human-animals were found to be preying, they are also haunting rural areas of Gujarat. The hu... More »

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Why Indian elites are always let down by the masses

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Samir Shukla Unfortunately for Indian elites, Indian masses are a general pain that keep disappointing them. During the elections, masses vote for people that elites strongly warn them against, and whenever a big change like Ram Mandir is ushered in that elite... More »

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Time to rechristen Children’s Day as Dog’s Day

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Samir Shukla Though Nehruji has his own defenders of the faith, there is little doubt that the day branded after him for proverbial love for kids is now fading fast. Lost is the glamour it once had for the Gen-past when it meant “free dress” and an almost once... More »