Recommendation 1 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Asking the wrong questions’

By: ‘Salman Kurshid’

To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains or history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and fruits of many inquiries. : A C Grayling

Summary:

The writer states that CAG report on coal blocks can be used for bashing the people in power. However, the writer is stating that in democracy, there are some rules for engagement and if party in power is to be judged or bashed at all, then it should be done within the purview of these rules alone.

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Learn Words from the article:

Obfuscate: Confuse
Fundamental; Basic
Credulous: Gullible
Anathema: Abomination

Recommendation 2 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘What young India wants?’

By: ‘Tanuj Khosla’

Libraries raised me. ; Ray Bradbury

Summary:

Writer has divided the youth of the country into three categories. The article states that despite these categories, there are some common things that youth of India wants. Writer has gone on to put down the list and has elaborated every point. Some of these things are a stable and less corrupt government, more and better universities, freedom to enjoy life and better job opportunities among many other things.

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Learn Words from the article:

Provoke: Incite
Diverse: Varied

Recommendation 3 from ‘The Times of India’

Article Name:‘Crime and punishment revisited’

By: ‘Rumy Agarwal’

Books are seldom useful unless they are also beautiful. : John Green

Summary:

Writer narrates an incident where she sees a boy of 11 or 12 years old because he tried to pick up some paranthas from the ground, which some lady was earlier feeding to dogs. And when he tried to pick the paranthas, he was called a thief. Writer states that it is a good thing that everyone has got to be alert, but it is also imperative to treat the less privileged than us in a better way and as far as bigger crimes are concerned, judiciary needs to deal with them with bigger punishments.

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Learn Words from the article:

Instinctively: Impulsively
Urchin: Rogue
Veritable: Absolute
Proclaiming: Announcing

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