Makarand R Paranjape

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is poet and professor, JNU.

POLITICS

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Ram Nath Kovind as President: Modi outwits Opposition, but it's a sad day for Advani

The presidential election has thrown up astonishments in the past too, both from Congress and BJP.

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe

POLITICS

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Why Partha Chatterjee comparing the human shield incident to Jallianwala Bagh is uncalled for

His piece may as well be called the clickhole of Left-Liberal delusion.

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe

VOICES

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How does India under PM Modi look to the world?

The backbone of this new India is the new, globally self-aware Hindu resurgence.

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe

POLITICS

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Why we need to rethink caste-based reservations

Is it time to liberate Babasaheb Ambedkar from the strait-jacket of Ambedkarites?

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe

POLITICS

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What we must remember about Chittagong rebellion - the forgotten uprising

It coincided with another revolutionary episode, the historic Salt March to Dandi, undertaken by Gandhi from March 12-April 6, 1930.

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe

POLITICS

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My response to Pratap Bhanu Mehta's 'Bharatiyata' article

He chooses to depict the Right in the worst possible light, doubting both its intentions and competence.

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe

POLITICS

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Adityanath as UP CM: Some people can't digest Hindutva won, secularism lost

A new political configuration has emerged in this decisive BJP victory in Uttar Pradesh.

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe

POLITICS

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The CPM-RSS political war in Kerala must stop

India’s most advanced state on most parameters of Human Development Index stands all but discredited.

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe

ART & CULTURE

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Why Orchha is in a monumental mess

Several monuments are in danger of collapsing.

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe

POLITICS

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JNU professor recounts how students threatened, stopped him in campus

The protest was orchestrated to bring the university to a standstill on the first anniversary of 'Azaadi' protests, which falls on February 9.

Makarand R Paranjape
@MakrandParanspe