Shark Tank for IITians: IIT Startups Demo Day
A diverse array of startups presented their case in areas such as HealthTech, Robotics, E-commerce, Fintech, and more to potential investors at IIT’s Demo Day event, writes Siliconeer youth editor Vansh A. Gupta. 4

Congress Fields Its Trump Card: Priyanka Gandhi’s Formal Political Advent
Priyanka Gandhi is Congress General Secretary for U.P. (East) in a bid to unseat Prime Minister Modi, writes Priyanka Bhardwaj. 6

San Jose Plans for Coyote Valley: Voters Okay Millions
As activists rallied, San Jose City Council held a study session to discuss Coyote Valley, writes Mark Hedin. 18

IIT’s Tech Showcase 2
TECHBIZ: What’s Hot, What’s Not 8
COMMUNITY: India’s 70th Republic Day 10
COMMUNITY: Data and the 2020 Census 12
TRIBUTE: Legendary Firebrand Leader George Fernandes 16
PHILANTHROPY: Akshaya Patra Gets Gandhi Peace Prize 20
FICTION: King’s Ring – By Dr. Raghavendra Rao 22
RECIPE: Chicken Jalfrezi 26
Tesla Motors was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport,” Musk said. “If we clear a path to the creation of compelling electric vehicles, but then lay intellectual property landmines behind us to inhibit others, we are acting in a manner contrary to that goal.
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