Anand Kochukudy

OPEN TO OPINION

SPORTS

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Why I wasn't so morose after India lost to Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

Most Indian fans thought Virat Kohli, the de facto successor to Sachin Tendulkar’s demigod status, could do no wrong.

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POLITICS

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What outrage over piece comparing human shield incident to Jallianwala Bagh massacre says

If professor Partha Chatterjee's logical posers are making the powers that be uneasy, it is time to raise questions about the shrinking space for dissent and free speech.

Anand Kochukudy
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POLITICS

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Decoding the politics behind Amit Shah’s three-day Kerala visit

The problem for the BJP in the southern state is that its brand of politics of polarisation is seen through by an educated electorate.

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POLITICS

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Is Kerala staring at another political change ahead of 2019 elections?

The drama that unfolded in Kottayam panchayat election indicated so.

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ART & CULTURE

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POLITICS

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With every election it's clear there's no opposition to stop Modi

What explains the seemingly liberal and well-to-do educated folks voting for a party that proclaims to usher in a 'Hindu Rashtra'?

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VOICES

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Why was honest cop Jacob Thomas sacked by the CM in Kerala?

Pinarayi Vijayan may soon find himself in a quandary.

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POLITICS

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Yogi Adityanath could be RSS' back-up once Modi magic fails

Any pretences of the BJP as an inclusive party will surely not wash after this choice of UP CM.

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POLITICS

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Yes, I was wrong about BJP not winning Uttar Pradesh elections

Suffice to say, Amit Shah’s strategy of social engineering won them this election against all odds.

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POLITICS

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I could be wrong but BJP is not winning UP elections

The law of diminishing returns should surely come in the way of the Modi magic.

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