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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

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 […]


Resentment Brewing around PML(N) Succession: Opposition to the Daughter of Sharif is Growing

Reading Time: 3 minutesEnthronement of Maryam Nawaz, daughter of deposed Pak premier Nawaz Sharif, as his political heir apparent – as chief of Pakistan Muslim League (Navajo) – has peeled factional wrangling inside the ruling party. Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has stated openly that the right to dissent is being suppressed along with the right to have a […]


Delicious Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Reading Time: 3 minutesAnumita shares the recipe for a delicious and healthy dessert, Pineapple upside-down cake. It’s easy to make. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. Cakes are desserts which are accepted and loved all around the globe. I believe desserts take a different level of sweetness when fruits are added to them. Presently, […]


Desert Flowers

Reading Time: 1 minuteWhen life seems cruel, in the arid desert, flowers bloom. A new hope and joy. Dr. Amrinder celebrates life, in this verse, for Different Truths.  This is the age of disillusionment When lovers, Having extracted all they could Discard you like lemon rinds. When husbands, Who have tormented through life Die a lingering death, When […]


Political Delicacies: Generational Change in Action

Reading Time: 3 minutesPolitical tidbits from around India, for Different Truths. The 84th plenary session of Congress saw for the first time in the party’s 133-year old history a change in the seating arrangements. In earlier sessions, the senior leaders used to sit on the dais and the workers on the floor. This time, however, only the leader […]