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Activism: A Decade Lost To Misadventure

But if a phase of complete indifference among the youth gave way to one of undue indulgence in politics, unfounded activism shall pass too

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India

Sadhvi Prachi: Nehru ‘biggest rapist’ & 10 previous affronts

Other than the Nehru dynasty, the favourite targets of Sadhvi Prachi are Indian Muslims in general and the Khans of Bollywood in particular

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India

Dhavan: It’s always Hindus who disturb communal harmony

Advocate for the Muslim side in the Ayodhya case Rajeev Dhavan today branded Hindus as aggressors in an interview with a news channel

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Modi Complacent?

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ow do you try and stymie, if not unseat, an elected government with the first absolute majority in 30 years? Use agitational politics; go for the jugular, but try to win the battle of perception. Prevent all progress as best you can, and say, before each parliamentary session — getting things done, is the responsibility of the government. This […]

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Communicate, Please

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]ommunication was what brought Narendra Modi from Gandhinagar to Lutyens’ Delhi. Communication is what is pulling Narendra Modi down. The good work by his government gets overshadowed day after day by a cow killed somewhere, a BJP member getting provoked by media machinations and putting their foot in the mouth, or some had-been beneficiaries hogging […]

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Desperate To Dislodge Modi

[dropcap]U[/dropcap]nder the Narendra Modi Government, people are feeling ‘threatened’. They cannot express their opinions freely, they say. Many award winners, most of them forgotten names, are dusting their awards and sending those back. Whether they are actually taking the pains of locating the forgotten award or not, they are getting their Warholian 15 minutes of […]

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Blabbering Janata Party

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]elf-styled intellectual from the BJP fold, Tarun Vijay has landed in a soup following a ridiculously argued article in The Indian Express that was expectedly blasted within 24 hours by the newspaper’s in-house thinker Pratap Bhanu Mehta. This was no aberration. Not only right wing social media activists but also several leaders in the rank […]

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Dadri Post-Mortem

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he latent fissures between communities explode and lead to loss of life when the attendant institutions meant for ensuring harmony fail to act. Institutions work efficiently in a well-functioning state where law-and-order is generally maintained as per law and in an orderly manner. This also demands an efficient judiciary, which will inflict exemplary punishment in […]