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Yeddy Bids a Sweet Adieu: Numbers Just Did Not Work Out for BJP

Reading Time: 4 minutesThird-time unlucky, Yeddy realised he couldn’t cobble the magic figure of 111/112 required to stay in power. But that number was just not possible after the Supreme Court set him 24 hours to prove he had the numbers. If the BJP thought they could muster the number given a few more days that was no […]

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BS Yeddyurappa Resigns: BJP Fails to Lure MLAs from Congress and JDS to Vote in its Favour

Reading Time: 1 minutePutting all speculations to an end, BS Yeddyurappa, declared that he was resigning. He did not face the strength of the house. A flash report by Arindam, exclusively for Different Truths. BS Yeddyurappa resigns on the floor of the Vidhan Soudha gracefully, on Saturday (May 19). The BJP could not get the Congress and JDS MLAs […]

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When Indira Gandhi Could Have Eliminated Defections: Case of First Defection in Madhya Pradesh

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe first defection took place in 1967. Through defection elected governments of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh were overthrown.  After the general elections, Congress came back to power in Madhya Pradesh. The Congress fought 1967 Vidhan Sabha election under the leadership of Pt. D. P. Mishra, who was regarded as an Ironman of the […]

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The US Left Brace Up in a Big Way for Mid-Term Elections in November

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe midterm elections will take place in the middle of the President Trump’s term. All 435 seats in the US House of Representatives and 35 of the 100 seats in the US Senate will be contested. Interestingly, over 80 Indian Americans are planning to run for the mid-term elections and the majority of them will […]

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Red Star Flutters Radiantly in Kathmandu: Union between Two Communist Parties Opens New Era

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe PM of Nepal, Khagda Prasad Sharma Oli and Pushpa Kamal Dahal signed an agreement, according to which the new unity party will be named ‘Nepal Communist Party’, whose strategy will be people’s democracy and ‘Marxism – Leninism’ ‘ideology’. The new party will use ‘Sun’ as its electoral symbol, the one the UML has been […]

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Challenges in Indian Economy this Fiscal: Corruption Continues to Eat into Vitals

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe road ahead is bumpy for India’s growth story. Though India has been in a sweet spot umpteen times in the last couple of decades, its economy never grows to its full potential despite economic reforms, which are happening incrementally since 1991 and are irreversible. China, South Korea, and South East Asian countries, whose economies […]

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Democracy is Dead; Long Live Democracy!

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe truth is that democracy is being murdered in this country every day. No party has the moral right, at least none among the mainstream parties, to criticise any other party for the murder of democracy. Each one has been committing the crime with impunity and citing the precedent set by the very same party […]

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Time to be Conscious About 4G Downgrade Attack

Reading Time: 6 minutesHave you ever pondered what does 4G really mean? Why is it beneficial to you? What are the security flaws in it? How can it be misused by cyber terrorists to create panic attacks? How can you, as an end user, be affected by its inherent vulnerabilities? Well, let us discuss some of the critical […]

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What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)?

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhy polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) occurs is not known though genetics (it can run in families), early age of menarche (age of 1st period), pollution, an unhealthy lifestyle – fast foods and lack of exercise are blamed. Dr. Amrinder, a leading, Delhi-based gynecologist provides the answer, exclusively for Different Truths. Are you an overweight teenager […]

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The Caste of Cars

Reading Time: 2 minutesHere’s a social commentary and protest through the caste of cars, by Elsy, exclusively for Different Truths. Cars are moulded in many casts, and they have their castes too. Some are upper caste, some middle, and some lower. Some are sleek in style, some hefty, some hatchback. Left-hand drives are there, so are, right-hand drives. […]

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