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Aakar Patel

The idea of Hindu rashtra is vague

Prohibition of alcohol and cow slaughter already exist in our laws in some form and in many states.

30 Sep 2018 5:28 AM

We need more women in politics

Certainly the lack of adequate representation of women in politics is not because of a lack of talent.

23 Sep 2018 2:41 AM

How marginalised create space for themselves

Azad calls himself “Ravan”, to identify with those aspects of our culture that others may see as repulsive.

16 Sep 2018 12:05 AM

Politics must reflect our rights

A century before Turing, the great English author Oscar Wilde was also convicted for the crime of being a homosexual.

09 Sep 2018 7:02 AM

Law never takes its own course in India

As we now know, the Supreme Court is to hear this again on September 6. Many of us will be watching what it does with great interest.

02 Sep 2018 12:08 AM

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Government by Twitter

Some Ministers have been quick to grasp the power and reach of micro- blogging sites.

26 Aug 2018 6:36 AM

Denying foreign aid to Kerala is cruelty

The Kerala government says that the United Arab Emirates has offered Rs 700 crore which the government in Delhi said it would not accept.

26 Aug 2018 5:46 AM

Remembering two famous men who left us

Naipaul was disliked by almost everyone in India who had read his book (not many have) or were familiar with what he said because of media reports.

19 Aug 2018 1:15 AM

Why referendum is not a good idea

A referendum is a general vote on a single political question, usually with a yes/no answer that the nation must provide.

12 Aug 2018 4:58 AM

Is Atithi Devo Bhava still an Indian credo?

Those of us who think of ourselves as Hindus, must consider what the true meaning of being Hindu is in light of such instruction from our texts.

05 Aug 2018 5:50 AM

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We’re not at war, but we’re never at peace

The south and the east of India are different, but then those differences exist inside India as well.

29 Jul 2018 12:58 AM

No-trust motion exposed disarray in Oppn

Perhaps the real intent then was for the Opposition to launch its campaign for 2019 through this effort.

22 Jul 2018 12:08 AM

Khan set to tread his seniors’ path

It may be strange now but Mr Sharif was once exactly in the same position as Mr Khan today is.

15 Jul 2018 5:51 AM

Why parties are formed

Certainly the BJP seems to believe it and the two leaders named above have expressed it repeatedly.

08 Jul 2018 12:51 AM

The story of India and its lynch mobs

The regularity and frequency with which these killings happen is itself a story.

01 Jul 2018 5:37 AM

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Don’t confuse ‘Right’ with Hindutva

Roy’s reply was that she had never had an association with any Left party.

24 Jun 2018 6:20 AM

Why India lacks a football culture

India is ranked 97th in the world and is not playing in the World Cup.

17 Jun 2018 12:13 AM

Modernity doesn’t lie in things, but mindset

Japan is more advanced than Europe without doubt and certainly far more advanced than China.

10 Jun 2018 5:33 AM

How will Modi manage khichdi coalition?

Regional parties that are not currently in it but have been at one time, like some of the Tamilian parties, may join in.

03 Jun 2018 12:58 AM

What does the Opposition show of unity signify?

TRS chief minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao did come to Bengaluru to meet the Gowdas but he did not join the unity rally for this reason.

27 May 2018 12:08 AM

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