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POLITICS

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BJP, Opposition, Modi government, Three years

Three years of Modi government owes a lot to zero Opposition

He is the man of the moment and this moment, already an eternity for the rudderless opposition, is going to last for years.

POLITICS

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Drought, Bidar, Karnataka, IAS officer

Why IAS officer Anurag Tewari was known as 'waterman' in Karnataka's Bidar district

The 36-year-old officer was found dead near a guest house in Lucknow on May 16.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav, ICJ

Did you know Veer Savarkar’s case too was brought before the ICJ?

Given India’s good track record at The Hague, the nation hopes Kulbhushan Jadhav would come home a free man.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views |   Long-form

POLITICS

 |  Angiography |  6-minute read
Caste Atrocities, Bhim Army, Dalits, Saharanpur

The great historical wrongs behind Saharanpur clashes must not be airbrushed

While 'Dalit assertion' is about removing caste barriers, 'Thakur assertion' is a trope to resurrect old hierarchies.

POLITICS

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Pakistan, Nowshera, Indian Army, Kashmir crisis

Indian Army means business. This is its new tough Kashmir strategy

The prevailing scenario in the Valley, human shield controversy and Pakistani behaviour do warrant this change.

POLITICS

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Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, BJP, Modi

Hype over Dhola-Sadiya - India's longest - bridge in Assam needs toning down

My hunch is that this bridge will benefit the corporates and non-Arunachalis more than the Army and people at the northern end.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
RSS, BJP, Vice-President, President of India

Is Modi big enough to give India a non-Hindutva icon as President?

He can abandon his ideological baggage and go down in history as the man who had an instinctive feel for the pulse of the nation.

POLITICS

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Kashmir, Human Shield

Hollow patriotism over human shield episode on Twitter hurts Indian Army

There are more things in heaven and earth than 140 characters, which need to be understood for explaining a complex reality like Kashmir.

POLITICS

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Yogi Adityanath, BJP, Saharanpur riots, Western Uttar Pradesh

Saharanpur riots have exposed the fragility of BJP's inclusive development politics

This is the first major law and order crisis for Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath.