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Veenu Sandhu: Whither the Indian dream?

Instead of being a facilitator, each political formation has only tried to be an ATM for freebies Business Standard, 2 months ago
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Must read: A Hindu's battle to preserve Urdu!

In four years, Rekhta has become the largest online repository for Urdu poetry and literature in the world, says Veenu Sandhu.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   The lawns of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in Delhi were choc-a-bloc over three days last February. There were men and women, young and old, in silks and pashminas. There were students in ripped jeans and loafers. And, there were children. They were here for Jashn-e-Rekhta that had drawn in poets, artistes, ...
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Keep calm and download

Anxious? Stressed? Upset? Veenu Sandhu has a handy list of apps that promise mental peace. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com At a time when stress and anxiety have become a part of our lives, technology has stepped up to help out. A number of applications are available today with the promise of busting stress.  There are apps that guide you to meditate. There are those that come with relaxing melodies to help you sleep better. Some send anti-stress quotes your way. Some others ...
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Veenu Sandhu: The mind that doubts

Fake News is far more brazen, and deliberately pushes disinformation our way to misdirect us
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'We should be posing tough questions to Pakistan'

'They bluff and lie repeatedly and we swallow their lies.''Because we are soft and polite, we get into a mess of our own making.' Former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested on charges of espionage in March last year, was awarded a death sentence by Pakistan after a 'secret trial.' While Pakistan insists that the sentence is based on 'credible' and 'specific' evidence, India has condemned the death penalty as an act of 'pre-meditated murder' by Pakistan and warned of serious ...
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Cheers to jugaad!

Following the Supreme Court ruling against liquor being sold within 500 metres of state and national highways, the infamous Indian jugaad is in play once again. Veenu Sandhu, Nikita Puri, Ranjita Ganesan & Avishek Rakshit find out how India is coping. The man who fought against liquor shops on highways Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com On March 31, guests staying at a five-star in Gurugram were taken by surprise when the hotel staff came frantically knocking on their doors. After a ...
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In which direction is India headed?

'The Dancing Girl is only one of the many symbols they threaten today.''Our country is changing.''Elements that ought to have remained on the fringes have been handed power and control of a state on a platter.''With this, the party that persistently wooed us with its development agenda has arrogantly taken its mask off,' says Veenu Sandhu. I must have been in Class VI when I met the Dancing Girl for the first time. It was the history period and we were waiting for the teacher to turn up.
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Monet, van Gogh, Degas: When the world's biggest artists came to India

The Drifting Canvas, a multimedia art exposition that is coming to India for the first time with digitised and animated works of 19th and 20th century artists, is offering a unique, immersive experience of art. Veenu Sandhu reports. IMAGE: When you come upon a Monet. At The Drifting Canvas the audience can see how paintings transitioned to the period of abstract art and undertake the visual journey through the canvasses of Avant-Garde artists as they moved from copying the world around them to ...
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'I don't think a strike will sort doctors' problems'

Former AIIMS director Dr S K Kacker discusses the doctors' agitation in Maharashtra and West Bengal's crackdown on private hospitals with Veenu Sandhu. IMAGE: For five days last month about 4,000 resident doctors in Maharashtra remained on strike to protest against the violence they faced at the hands of relatives of patients. Photograph: Shashank Parade/PTI Photo. 'But who do we blame? Who do we beat up? Doctors!'   For five days last fortnight, about 4,000 doctors from the ...
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Is India ready for a Poker Sports League?

Come May, the Deltin Royale, which boasts of the country's largest poker room, will play host to India's first Poker Sports League, reports Veenu Sandhu. IMAGE: Season 1 final of the Poker Sports League will be available for viewing on Facebook and YouTube. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Anchored in the Mandovi river in Panjim, the Deltin Royale is India's largest casino ship. It is a favourite haunt of both amateur and professional gamers, many of whom make a living playing poker. Come ...
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