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FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
A QUESTION OF LAW
WHAT’S A MONEY BILL?
WHAT’S THE ROW • A National Medical Commission notification has limited the number of MBBS seats in any state/UT to 100 per one million population
SORRY, NO WEDDING BELLS
WARNING FROM THE HIMALAYAS
A PM ON SONG
Taking a Toll
A SORRY PASS
Kin vs Kin
BHARAT’S DAZZLING DAWN A BRIGHT FUTURE THROUGH ECONOMIC GROWTH
ONLINE FRAUD A RAGING MENACE • YOUR PHONE HAS NOW BECOME AN INSTRUMENT IN THE HANDS OF THE CYBER CRIMINAL TO ROB YOU OF YOUR HARD-EARNED MONEY. WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PROTECT YOURSELF
A Passing Acquaintance
THE MODUS OPERANDI
THE MANY WAYS YOU CAN BE DUPED OF YOUR MONEY
High Price for Power
BEWARE OF SWINDLERS • HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM ONLINE FRAUDS
WHAT TO DO IN CASE YOU HAVE BEEN DUPED
A SIMple Duplicity
The KYC Caper
DISSENT IN THE RANKS • THE BJP HAS FOCUSED ON ITS WEAKEST SEATS IN THE FIRST LIST, BUT EVEN HERE THERE IS A BACKLASH AGAINST HALF OF THE CANDIDATES, SOME OF THEM MPS
LORD, HAVE MERC
More Hindu Than Thou
NO FAREWELL TO WELFARE
FREEBIE FRENZY • The Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) has vowed to widen the scope of its existing welfare schemes in Telangana besides announcing a few new ones. This, even as a slew of sops that Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has announced since 2018 remain undelivered or just partially fulfilled
RISING ‘COST’ • Cash, liquor, precious metals and other inducements—political parties have gone all out to ‘buy’ votes in Telangana
WHAT’S IN A NUMBER? • India’s growth figures trigger a debate, with some economists calling them inflated and based on faulty calculation, and the government defending them. Where do we actually stand?
LOSING ITS SPARKLE • Changing market dynamics amid the global economic gloom have hit Surat’s thriving diamond polishing industry, leading to layoffs, financial distress and even suicides. Is it just a cyclical trend or an irreversible change?
WHAT AILS THE INDIAN DIAMOND INDUSTRY?
A Growing Choice for Young Mums • Rising awareness and open dialogue about their reproductive autonomy is making more women explore egg-freezing as an option to plan their pregnancies
PRESERVATION INSTINCT • The mechanics of egg-freezing
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Imperial Spectacle • DAG’s Delhi Durbar exhibition, curated by Rana Safvi (R) and Swapna Liddle (L), draws on the gallery’s in-house archival material to bring alive the pomp and pageantry of the three Delhi Durbars
The Many Cities of Delhi • Shama Mitra Chenoy’s important new translation of Ramji Das’s historic text throws light on Delhi as it was before 1857
ALL’S FAIR IN ART • ART MUMBAI, A FOUR-DAY ART FAIR DEBUTING THIS NOVEMBER, PROMISES TO BE A VIBRANT ADDITION TO MUMBAI’S ART CALENDAR