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BJP weaves increasingly bizarre historic narrative

Biplab Deb, the chief minister of India’s north-eastern state of Tripura, created quite a stir online when he asserted that Indians invented the internet and that the technology had existed in the country since the events described in the Mahabharata, the ancient mythological text that Hindus regard as sacred. During a speech on “computerization and reforms” in […]

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