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Pavan K Varma Page-2

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

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

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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

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

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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

Rethink line, explore Track 2 diplomacy

A sensible policy would be to have talks on our terms and agenda at a time of our choosing.

16 Jun 2019 6:39 AM

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2019 signals decline of caste, dynastic politics

Tejaswi Yadav in Bihar, at the helm of the RJD only because he is the anointed son of Lalu Prasad Yadav, could not win a single seat in Bihar.

02 Jun 2019 12:11 AM

Wrong to paper over Pragya’s take on Godse

It is good that the Supreme Court (SC) directed that Priyanka Sharma be immediately released.

19 May 2019 1:01 AM

Whither a chaiwala in a society as ours?

Today, the caste system is officially frowned upon, and democratic empowerment has loosened its asphyxiating stranglehold.

05 May 2019 12:36 AM

Opposition remains disunited as ever

To an objective observer this is unbridled divisive cacophony which seriously undermines the macro attempts to project a larger unity.

21 Apr 2019 12:45 AM

Why is EC mum in face of flagrant foul play?

The EC derives its powers from a categorical provision in the Constitution.

07 Apr 2019 12:00 AM

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