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POLITICS

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Arvind Kejriwal, Narendra Modi, AAP

Entire political class is complicit in Centre's relentless targeting of AAP

One set of rules for the Union government and its employees, but another set for Aam Aadmi Party workers, its MLAs and even its chief.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, BJP, UP Polls, Gujarat Polls

Holding on to Gujarat is more important for BJP than even winning UP

It is in the Anandiben Patel-ruled state that the Opposition senses a real opportunity to embarrass PM Modi.

POLITICS

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BJP, AAP, indian penal code

AAP leaders arrested, BJP members let off for similar offences is lopsided justice

If you are from the establishment or from the party in power, you are clearly treated above the law.

ART & CULTURE

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Literature, Mahasweta Devi

Voice of the outcasts: Mahasweta Devi was a rare combination of artistry, activism

She carved a distinct space for herself, inhabited by the the downtrodden, marginalised and dispossessed.

POLITICS

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Arvind Kejriwal, Narendra Modi, Punjab Polls

Kejriwal's 'Modi may kill me' rant is a self-goal in Punjab

In a morass, the state wants a dynamic not 'victimised' leader.

POLITICS

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey Coup Attempt

How botched coup has turned up the heat on US-Turkey cold war

US and EU suspect Erdogan of divided loyalties in the war against terrorism.

POLITICS

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Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi, BJP, AAP

Everybody loves to hate Kejriwal

Delhi CM's no-holds-barred attacks on corruption and AAP's completely transparent model of political funding still set it apart from other parties with opaque inflows.

POLITICS

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Indian Army, Indian Military

When will India stop rewarding incompetence in the military?

Outstanding officers with a strong individuality and intellectual curiosity get culled by the stubborn seniority system.

POLITICS

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Journalism, Arnab Goswami, Barkha Dutt

Why I will not speak on the Arnab-Barkha 'war'

Senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai writes: 'I don't wish to be a TRP crusader and poster boy of tabloid journalism.'