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How to Read a Newspaper for IAS Exam

“I see the path that leads towards my destination, but I wonder what is the right way to walk on it”

This is a classic challenge that every aspirant faces.

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Wake me up when Tinder ends

I see them standing amidst Sarson ka kheth (mustard field), unbiased kheth categorization; it’s not like I know any other type of kheth, lost in each others’ eyes, breathing in the fur on each others’ necks (although this isn’t Koala bear erotica if you desire that make a one dollar deposit and I shall write about your dirty, furry obsession.) He tells her how things don’t last forever and how much he wishes to lock that very moment in his memory because it is perfect. 1,827 more words


The Hindu - 25 Oct 14 - Terror in Ottawa

The Hindu – 25 Oct 14 – Terror in Ottawa

Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Unprecedented as the attack on its Parliament building might appear — it has even been described as “the end of Canada’s innocence” — 575 more words

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The Heritage,That Was!

Hello world,
India’s private and government lands and natural resources were/are main targets for industrialists, politicians, land grabbers, property developers and corrupt government officers. Now trust properties including vast premises of educational ,religious and hospital institutions are on the hot list. 1,108 more words

Modesty of dress and Indian culture

Sir/ Madam,

I write to complain about the abysmal standards of modesty I am noticing in Indian society. All bad things — sensationalist TV, obscene movies, diabetes among elders, pickpocketing, dilution of coconut chutney in Saravana Bhavan — are a result of Evil Western Influences. 575 more words

Open Letters

The Hindu - 24 Oct 14 - For an inclusive pitch

The Hindu – 24 Oct 14 – For an inclusive pitch

Pope Francis famously asked last year: “If a person is gay and has goodwill, who am I to judge?” … 507 more words

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The Hindu - Khattar, Modi’s man all the way

His appointment has infused new life among RSS cadres who now await their moment of glory while being dedicated workers

Mahim Pratap Singh

New Delhi, October 24, 2014. 415 more words