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Pavan K Varma

Chanakya’s View: Shaheen Bagh should see the big picture

Leaders of religious communities must come forward and take the right decision given the circumstances prevailing

22 Mar 2020 8:04 PM

Delhi polls a defeat for BJP’s polarisation

It must also be borne in mind that the BJP did not fight this election as though it was a routine state election.

23 Feb 2020 12:13 AM

‘Nitish almost ditched BJP, backed Cong in 2018’

And now instead of being guided by ideology, it has become an instrument for him to gain his political purposes.

11 Feb 2020 1:53 AM

In lack of alternative, BJP’s hate festers

The election results will show whether such a strategy will bring dividends to the party.

09 Feb 2020 4:51 AM

Stand up for the Constitution on Republic-Day

The right to peaceful protest is guaranteed by the Constitution, which believes that dissent is an essential part of a vibrant democracy.

26 Jan 2020 2:14 AM

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Honour Gandhi for message, not publicity

The Mahatma laid the greatest stress on inter-faith harmony, and respect for all faiths.

12 Jan 2020 7:23 AM

Don’t make CAA, NRC Hindu vs Muslim issue

The NRC puts the onus of proving one’s citizenship on the citizen.

29 Dec 2019 12:10 AM

The dangerous unilateralism of the BJP

The CAB must rank as one of the most unnecessary pieces of divisive legislations passed by Parliament.

15 Dec 2019 12:31 AM

Make an example of Pragya to battle hate

When, on the first occasion, Thakur referred to Godse as a patriot, PM Narendra Modi expressed deep regret.

01 Dec 2019 7:03 AM

Shiv Sena wins, Cong gains in Maha battle of wills

The first takeaway from this likely scenario is that the BJP-Shiv Sena coalition has failed.

17 Nov 2019 12:05 AM

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Opportunity for Oppn as economy can undo BJP

The recently concluded elections in Haryana and Maharashtra are a case in point.

03 Nov 2019 12:25 AM

In Ayodhya, time to give peace a chance

In parallel, an important statement was reportedly issued by the Lucknow-based Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board.

20 Oct 2019 12:05 AM

Be alive to tyranny dressed as democracy

The BJP had the numbers, and hence the right to pass the law in the manner it wanted.

06 Oct 2019 3:09 AM

Traffic fines need to be effective, not excessive

It is true that the new penalties are a quantum jump over the rates prevailing earlier.

22 Sep 2019 3:53 AM

Taming Pawan Jaiswal: Journalism’s dark hour

The Press Council of India took suo motu cognisance of what happened to Mr Jaiswal, and asked the UP government to submit a report.

08 Sep 2019 7:37 AM

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Discrediting dissent is a disservice to India

Ladakh has been hived away from it; J&K is truncated now.

25 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

In J&K Valley, proceed with humility, humanity

The people of J&K are flesh-and-blood citizens of our country.

11 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Amendment may impair the right to information

There is no doubt that the law has transformed the landscape of information flow from the government to citizens.

28 Jul 2019 6:56 AM

Young India: Upwardly mobile, superficial

Young people have their foot firmly on the escalator of upward mobility.

14 Jul 2019 12:02 AM

Send talaq bill to panel for sustainable reform

The intent is thus clearly to make triple talaq a criminal offence with imprisonment up to three years in addition to a fine.

30 Jun 2019 12:15 AM

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