India

February /
Friday
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Mr Know-It-All

The government has been readying a new set of rules to govern social media and messaging platforms. The latest reports indicate that these may entirely dismantle our right to online privacy.

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October /
Thursday
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Reporting A Crime

The National Crime Bureau released its report and it is filled with telling facts, odd omissions and many new additions. Also, in our Women@Work Pop Up: Two surprising reports on why women get a raise less often than men.

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October /
Tuesday
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A World of Horrors

The New York Times has published an in-depth investigation of online child sex abuse, a chilling global phenomenon that ought to concern Indians, as well. Also, in the Pop Up: Aging and crying are the two big taboos of the present-day workplace.

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September /
Monday
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Flood of Tears

Large parts of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh were under water over the weekend due to torrential rains. This is the ‘new normal’ created by climate change. Also you need to know how to pack like a pro.

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September /
Thursday
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Going Up in Smoke

Yesterday, the government issued a comprehensive ban on all forms of vaping devices—but it may have little to do with nicotine addiction. Also in The Pop Up: How many colours does your language ‘see’?

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September /
Wednesday
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Pop Goes the Bubble

WeWork,the king of co-working spaces has shelved plans for an initial public offering after receiving a chilly reception from investors. Also in Sex, Love Etc: Indians new love affair with soft-porn; Very angry men on Tinder.

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August /
Friday
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Saare Jahan Se Achcha...

Here’s a quick roundup of everything that happened on Independence Day while you were binge-watching ‘Sacred Games’ on Netflix. Also in The Informer: three different glimpses of life under British colonial rule—as captured on film, in art and in fiction.

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August /
Friday
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Saare Jahan Se Achcha...

Here’s a quick roundup of everything that happened on Independence Day while you were binge-watching ‘Sacred Games’ on Netflix. Also in The Informer: three different glimpses of life under British colonial rule—as captured on film, in art and in fiction.

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July /
Friday
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Outward Bound

The recently released migration data from the 2011 census reveals key trends—and one big question mark about its numbers. Also in Informer: A list of hyaluronic acid essentials for your face.

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July /
Tuesday
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American Baloney

The US president claims that PM Modi has asked him to act as a mediator to resolve the India-Pakistan dispute over Kashmir. Also in The Pop Up: unique and easy pasta recipes that go beyond the usual arabiata and alfredo.

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July /
Thursday
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When Doves Cry

All of us woke up with a giant World Cup hangover. India’s defeat in the semi-final was all the more heartbreaking because it was unexpected. Also in Pop Up: two fab new novels by two fab Indian women writers.

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March /
Monday
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So It Begins!

The government announces the schedule for the national elections, Sabyasachi comes under fire for his tone deaf Women's Day post, and Nirav Modi is spotted on the streets of London, a fugitive but free.

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