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FLCOVER 22-07-16
22-07-2016

Brexit Shock

Implications of the U.K.'s exit from the E.U.

Briefing

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Controversy

Taint and thwart

India
The Home Ministry order cancelling the FCRA registration of Teesta Setalvad’s trust will further hinder her work for Gujarat riot victims.
Gas exploration

Huge helium reserves in Tanzania

Science & Technology
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Cover Story

Britain and E.U.

Lead Story
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Cartooning

Comic art for serious people

India
Rajinder Puri (1934-2015) was the mascot of the morally upright Indian cartoon. His incisive mind lent a sense of truth to every contemporary politica
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West Bengal

Iconic photo studio closes

India
Not only did Bourne & Shepherd capture and preserve history, the studio was a part of history itself.
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United Kingdom

Brexit shock

Lead Story
The Leave verdict in the United Kingdom has spotlighted the despair and anger of its working class that have their origins in the multiple burdens suc
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Spotlight

We pay, you vote

India
Over the years, Tamil Nadu’s politicians have refined the method of bribing voters. A close scrutiny of the May 2016 Assembly election by Frontline fi
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Brexit

Bumpy road ahead

Data Stories
The departure from one of the world’s biggest markets has immense ramifications for Britain’s economy and workforce.
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Archaeology

A Harappan export processing zone

Heritage
Excavations at the 4MSR site near Binjor in Rajasthan reveal an exclusive industrial production centre belonging to the Early Harappan and Mature Hara
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Found in translation

Expectation and the event

Literature
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Letter from America

End of exceptionalism

World Affairs
The U.S. does not have the economic or political power to thrust its agenda on a multipolar world and this is not because, as Donald Trump claims, of
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Judiciary

Divided house

India
Judges in Telangana resort to the unprecedented act of public protest as they feel they have been short-changed by the process of allocation of judici
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Europe’s troubles

Books
A shrewd economist makes sharp observations on globalised capital gone mad, largely in Europe.
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European Union

What next for E.U.?

Lead Story
It will be tragic indeed if the European Union collapses under the weight of its own contradictions only to yield to the petty and xenophobic forms of
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Economy

Grim future

Lead Story
The decision to leave the E.U. holds few economic advantages for Britain and has only served to create political turmoil in the country.
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Interview: Thol. Thirumavalavan

‘Near-total bribery’

Politics
Interview with Thol. Thirumavalavan, VCK leader.
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Immigration

Immigrant factor

Lead Story
The refugee influx, triggered by wars imposed by the West on Libya and Syria, is one of the reasons for Brexit and the call for national referendums o
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Referendums

Failed gamble

Lead Story
Brexit is a perfect case study of how referendums offer binary choices and reflect the people’s frustrations, without factoring in uncertainties and c
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‘Defeated by money power’

Politics
Interview with Anbumani Ramadoss, PMK leader.
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India

Wake-up call?

Lead Story
While the overall negative impact of Brexit on India will be short-lived, Indian investments must deal professionally with Europe without always looki
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Geospatial Bill

Mapping under scanner

India
The proposed Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, which seeks to make graphic depiction and sharing of geographic coordinates of India obtained thr
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Advantage China

Short-term pain

Lead Story
Notwithstanding the painful restructuring of ties with Europe, in the short run China is likely to benefit from the extra elbow room for strategic man
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Interview: Paul Mason, member, Labour Party

‘It wasn’t us who destroyed the U.K.’

Lead Story
Interview with Paul Mason, Labour Party member, journalist and film-maker.
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Short story

Such a long journey

Literature
The anthology, remarkably inclusive and cohesive at once, is testimony to the abundant creativity found in regional languages such as Tamil.
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Impact

Disruption on cards

Lead Story
Britain’s exit from the E.U. could disrupt world trade and jeopardise the process of pulling the global economy out of recession.
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Hegemony of finance

A stone at a hornets’ nest

Lead Story
The revolt of the British working class against the hegemony of finance will undermine the confidence of capitalists and also encourage other countrie
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India & U.S.

The secret accord

India
What are the terms of the deal that Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded with President Barack Obama and what do they mean for the country? Modi sho
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NSG

Diplomatic fiasco

India
Though India is trying to blame China for the failure of its bid to join the NSG, it is clear that the United States had led the Indian government up
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Colombia

Historic accord

World Affairs
Colombia’s long-running war ends after 52 years, and the country’s future now hinges on the government’s promises to enact land reforms and permit reb
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Disaster response

How to hide a drought

India
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Pakistan

Troubled state

Books
The collection of essays portrays Pakistan, a state which has been never short of challenges, from every conceivable angle.
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Institutions

Victim of tirade

India
Raghuram Rajan’s exit following a fusillade from Subramanian Swamy raises questions about the government’s approach to key issues.
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Legislation

How to control freely available data

India
The draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill defies logic at a time when digital technology is ubiquitous and geospatial information about any par
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US

Modi’s U.S. ally

Books
The Modi government seems to be flattered because the U.S. has chosen India as its foot soldier in its confrontations with China and Russia.