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Shubhrastha

Shubhrastha

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The author is a political entrepreneur and writer, currently engaged with the India Foundation.

By Shubhrastha

How Shahabuddin walked free and scarred JNU Left's victory

It is ironic that the comrades conveniently forgot about their leader Chandu, shot dead by the RJD leader's goons.

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Mahesh Sharma's proposal to grade artists will lead to transparency

The culture ministry is being nitpicked by a section of eternally biased and lazy media community.

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Why is Congress against Nehru and Ambedkar's dream of Uniform Civil Code?

Ironically, it resists a vision to move the nation together - towards an equal, equitable, just and secular society.

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Bihar fake topper Ruby Rai is not the culprit, but the victim

It's our collective systemic failure which even in its expression of addressing the concern reflects a lynch mentality.

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Dear Nitish Kumar, regards, a disheartened daughter of Bihar

Each young woman feels raped of choices in your new reign.

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AIUDF wanting to 'sabotage' composite culture of Assam is worrying

There's a growing feeling that the state will be the 'next Kashmir' in no less than a decade if the present condition continues unabated.

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Why I decided to be BJP's campaign manager in Assam

There is no reason why the lotus should not bloom in the Brahmaputra and Barak.

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Mr Kejriwal, think about Dalits at home before talking on Rohith Vemula's death

I want to see my leader more entrenched in visiting Delhi slums than one who does graveyard tourism.

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Our campuses are suffering: Students must reclaim politics

Why have we not seen Rohith Vemulas vociferously raising their voice secluded from the mainstream academia?

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Reaction to Ram Madhav's Al Jazeera interview is devoid of facts

Space is given to talk about ghar wapsi, but there seems an absolute lack of a platform to discuss religious conversions.

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Rahul Gandhi's Barpeta Satra row exposes Congress' communal colours

Political severity of misrepresenting it as a temple and imposing Hindutva identity can cost the party.

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Stop glorifying Muslim victimhood

While there is enough discussion on Islamophobia, for instance, there is almost none on Kafirophobia.

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Family or predators? I was sexually abused, so were my mother and brother

It is revealing and telling for us as a society how we choose to discuss an issue as sensitive as child abuse.

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Why I lost respect for Modi after hearing his speech in Bihar

When the PM makes a promise full of rhetoric and very low on a concrete plan, he loses a bit of his stature.

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Seven cold questions Aarushi book leaves us with

Avirook Sen’s book cries for a fresh analysis of a case that has failed not just a teenager, but the entire concept of justice.

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Why we love to hate Smriti Irani

We should give the HRD minister's views their due and not label and stereotype a woman making it so far.

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What do sex workers dream of?

These women of Delhi brothels, with abused bodies and broken trust, are subjects of their circumstances and know what they are doing.

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