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Apr 24, 2018-Tuesday
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  • People participate in a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, and a teenager in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh state, in Amritsar, April 17
    Apr 24, 2018 11:34 IST
    Its normalisation is inducing society to accept cases such as rape as routine and mundane. Today, one cannot visualise violence without the accompaniment of video clip, a selfie of congratulation for a task well done ...read more
    Shiv Visvanathan
  • The technology is unreliable: high rates of biometric failure; bugs reported by hackers; data-security and -protection issues and worse have been in the news regularly since 2017
    Apr 24, 2018 11:36 IST
    There are no benefits from Aadhaar that cannot be achieved through other technologies. Beneficiaries of welfare should be ‘freed’ from its clutches first as they have suffered its tyranny the worst and longest...read more
    Reetika Khera
  • At Wuhan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have to contend with a country on the rise with an authoritarian ruler (Xi Jinping) at its helm.
    Apr 24, 2018 07:28 IST
    Chinese premier Xi Jinping has reversed Deng Xiaoping’s policy of “biding time and hiding strength”. Instead, he talks about China playing a more dominant role in the world....read more
    Sutirtho Patranobis