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The acquisition was done through Flipkart's fashion unit Myntra. Credit: Reuters

Flipkart, Not Snapdeal, Buys Jabong

New Delhi: In a surprising turn of events, Flipkart, on Monday, announced that it had acquired fashion e-tailer Jabong from the Global Fashion Group. Over the last month, reports had suggested rival online retailer Snapdeal was on the verge of making a deal the Gurgaon-based firm, with Financial […]

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Snap, Chat and Democracy in India

Apart from understanding what it means for the artist himself and the future of comedy or political satire in this country, it is pertinent to consider if we have fathomed the power that lies in these fast means of disseminating information. And if yes, then by whom and how can this power be appropriated.