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Bank’s diversionary tactics in online fraud

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By Arjavi Indraneesh It is a no-brainer that when there is an increase in digital payments, a proportionate rise in fraud is a given. But India’s payment digitisation programme has gone ahead without a requisite improvement in the infrastructure for fraud dete... More »

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A glimpse into hell

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By Pamila Philipose For the media, Indrani Mukerjea has remained a Person of Interest, even after she disappeared behind the walls of Mumbai’s Byculla jail. Much has been written about the events that led to her imprisonment and it clearly concerned a murder m... More »

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Why are Indian news channels so disappointing?

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By Ashok Malik India has killed television by legislating the subscription model to death. This is leading to a serious lack of ambition and a curbing of creative juices, since recovering investments is impossible Recently, a news channel had camerapersons run... More »

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Terror, virtually

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By Madhavi Goradia Divan In the aftermath of the London Bridge attack, British Prime Minster Theresa May called for a clamp down on internet companies which she held responsible for providing a safe space for extremist propaganda. The call for control of the i... More »

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Enlarge the frame

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By Pratap Bhanu Mehta There has been no shortage of advice given to Narendra Modi about how he should approach Donald Trump. There is a touch of presumption in such advice, particularly because it is difficult to predict how the mercurial Trump will approach I... More »

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Modinomics rings hollow

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By Kapil Sibal Three years of drought, that is the state of the nation. The monsoon of hope is a long way away. Yet the dream has not soured; a reflection perhaps on the nature of our Republic. This government is in denial. It believes that black economy has b... More »

New Indian Army in New India

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By Pravin Sawhney Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat has broken conventions in combating militancy, and his men have taken a leaf out of it. But this approach alone cannot save the day Much like the New India promised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we are seeing the... More »

A disrespectful military act

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By Rajiv Williams The media inserts on eulogising and justifying the act of the young major, who supposedly adopted an unconventional method of evacuating colleagues deployed on election duty on the fateful evening of 9 April 2017 merits a serious debate on Ar... More »

Why climate change impacts human health so much

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By Saumya Swaminathan The impact of climate change on human health is a clear and present threat. Climate variables affect the quality of air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat and even dictate where we can live or work. Increased frequency of sev... More »

Art of Living must not be allowed to get away

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By Vidya Subramanian The World Culture Festival, organised by the Art of Living (AOL) Foundation in March 2016, has been mired in controversy since before it happened. Even as the event was being scheduled, the preparations prompted a case in the National Gree... More »