Madhuri Danthala

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a political analyst based out of Bengaluru.

POLITICS

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Global Hunger Index: Why India lacks the foresight to avert food shortage crisis

The magnitude of the problem is missed by most as they are blissfully unaware of the stark socio-economic realities.

POLITICS

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For Modi government, the glass is half full and the khakhra half-eaten

In the bid to be optimistic, it would be foolish to not see the reality and opt for course correction.

VOICES

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Why handling of BHU violence is evocative of Nazi Germany

Sophie Scholl, her brother, Hans, and another close friend of theirs from Munich university were executed for resisting the atrocities

VOICES

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Gauri Lankesh murder: A long night of the trishuls is upon us

Are we becoming a society of sociopaths, devoid of compassion or empathy?

POLITICS

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Why India must treat the Rohingyas with magnanimity

We must be sensitive to their plight considering our own people were expelled in 1962.

VARIETY

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Death penalty debate: Media should promote reformatory justice over retributive justice

UPA vice-president candidate Gopalakrishna Gandhi was almost vilified by some sections of the media for advocating abolition of capital punishment.

VARIETY

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Lessons from one of India’s first feminist freedom fighters

Dr Durgabai Deshmukh went on to become a member of the Constituent Assembly.

POLITICS

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GST will make life harder for the physically challenged

Sadly very few voices in the media can be heard in support of the divyang.