The mounting human and economic cost of Aadhaar

What happens to taxpayers who do not link their Aadhaar with PAN by March 31? How can the government use Aadhaar to deduplicate any ID that is issued centrally by another authority, when the UIDAI cannot distinguish genuine Aadhaar numbers from fake Aadhaar numbers? Why has there been no study by the government on the […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

Article 370 and Ambedkar: A #factcheck

Article 370 has been a talking point since it came into force. Since the current BJP government came to power, the Article 370 debate has often been at the forefront of political discourse in India. This article does not intend to go into the technicalities of Article 370. Even the political churning between the Left, […]

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Uncategorized

Modi’s Rhetoric: 100% Emotion, 0% Logic

Narendra Modi comes out as an effective speaker enthralling masses, captivating his fans and many buying his argument, however flawed or illogical or absolutely untruthful. Before we divert to whether he is indeed an effective speaker or whether he lies, both being true, the only question is ‘how does he sell his illogic and lies?’ […]

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Corruption
Politics & Political Commentary

3 crore Muslims and 4 crore Dalits missing from voter lists

Khalid Saifullah, the founder of the Missing Voter App and CEO of the Hyderabad based RayLabs undertook a study and found that 15 per cent of all voters and 25 per cent Muslims are not present on the electoral list. Therefore approximately 12.7 crores of all voters and three crore Muslims will not be able […]

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Wiki4Women India #Delhi #WomensDay

Only 17 per cent of profiles on Wikipedia are of women. On International Women’s Day 2019 (Fri, 8 March), UNESCO and the Wikimedia Foundation are coming together to work towards bridging the gender gap in cyberspace through the #WIKI4WOMEN initiative. At UNESCO New Delhi, we are calling on partners and well-wishers to join us as we create, enrich or translate – in as […]

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