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An anecdote on converting votes

Gopalkrishna Gandhi   There is such a thing as “Not done”. And such a thing as “Simply not done”. Who decides that? Who tells us “Don’t! That is simply not done”? Where are the rules for that not-done-ness laid down? No one, and nowhere.

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The odyssey of the LPK bramhan

TENSING RODRIGUES   Today let us explore the odyssey of the LPK bramhan from southern Afghanistan or eastern Iran to Sorath (the southern coastal region of Kathiyavad) and thence to Komkan. This may provide us with a background for the exploration of their relation to Kathiyavad and the trade.

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Women’s voice in politics a must

KALPANA VISWANATH   After the 2012 murder and gang rape case, many political parties began talking about the issue of women’s safety. While there was some engagement with the issue in 2014, the run up to the 2019 elections saw a total disengagement with any gender issues regarding safety or rights. It cannot be stressed enough that policies that deal …

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Optimistic about the RBI

A look at the RBI’s toils and travails through decades of a rollercoaster fiscal ecosystem that saw devaluation, bank nationalisation, bankruptcy, liberalisation, and demonetisation

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Books to Read

Artemisia  Author: Alexandra Lapierre An international best-seller, Artemisia is based on the passionate story of one of the Western world’s first significant female artists.

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Dear Sanya Myla Cotta

Luis Dias   I have been writing this column for close to six years now, but I don’t think my heart has ever been heavier than when I wrote down these lines.

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Apple to launch noise-cancelling AirPods

After a long wait Apple finally launched the second-generation AirPods. It looks like the iPhone maker isn’t done yet as a new report suggests two models of AirPods 3 launching later this year.

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Facebook bans personality quizzes

Facebook banned apps from running personality quizzes of the kind that spurred the Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal in an attempt to strengthen the social media platform’s privacy and security.

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WhatsApp Pay to go live soon

Facebook is upbeat on the growth of digital payments in India and is actively working on launching WhatsApp Pay soon, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said.

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