Frustmanoos

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Extra terrestrial left behind during a surreptitious visit by a trans-Neptunian race.
Hindu temples and shrines have been an eyesore for the secular Republic of India. After having robbed the temples of their wealth, interfered in the process of appointing priests, curtailed their spiritual powers and done everything short of demolishing...
The British and the Nepalese fought a bloody war in 1814-16 that resulted in a severe setback for the Nepalese. The treaty of Sugauli signed at the end of the war, transferred vast tracts of Nepal between the rivers...
Between 20th May to 26th May 2017, NDTV 24*7 captured weekly impressions amounting to 210. Just to put things in perspective, the weekly impressions count for Arnab Goswami's newly launched Republic TV was 1014000. Only years ago, NDTV was...
It has been nearly 25 years when the Babri Masjid, that symbol of India's enslavement by foreigners was brought down by a crowd. The long running and wildly successful Ram Janmabhoomi Aandolan came to an end when the domes...
Mamata Banerjee is the perennial angry woman of Indian politics. It is difficult to call her young anymore, but age hasn't dampened her firebrand style of politics. There are a million possible answers to what makes Mamata Banerjee angry,...
'Beef season' has become an annual event in India's calendar in recent times. Every time our liberals/rationalists/humanists/activists imagine or perceive a slight from the Union government regarding their dietary preferences, they proceed to slaughter cows, calves, bulls, oxes wholesale....
Relatively smooth relations between India and Canada have nevertheless been rocked by controversies and disagreements in the last seven decades or so. While Canada's anti-imperialist credentials combined with a helpful attitude towards third world country endeared it to the...
Major Leetul Gogoi stormed into national consciousness on 9th April. A video that went viral saw a stone pelter tied to the bonnet of an army jeep. Major Gogoi was seen as the mastermind behind that decision. Stone pelting has...
There are several reasons why India, in spite of sustained efforts by multiple governments, has failed to emerge as a Manufacturing giant. One major structural issue that has hamstrung India repeatedly is the inflexibility in its labour laws. The problem...
A user on Quora notes that the total assets filed by this man before the election commission in 2014 were to the tune of Rs. 32 crores. In 2009, the same man held assets worth Rs. 2 crores. In...
Mainstream media works in devious ways. For instance, a plain fact such as 'Narendra Modi is the Prime Minister of India' can be represented as 'Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi is the Prime Minister of India' or '2002 Gujarat riots...
Religious demographics is a taboo subject in India. Any talk of falling Hindu population is dismissed out of the hand by 'experts' as a right-wing conspiracy. These same experts rave and rant that it will take at least a...