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Nadim Asrar

Nadim Asrar

Independent journalistnadimasrar@gmail.com
Independent journalist based in New Delhi

By Nadim Asrar

How Pranab Mukherjee pleased the RSS

The former president's speech, which will clearly be lost on the RSS, was the big farce.

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Jinnah portrait at AMU should remind Sangh that India can never be a clean slate

There is no way to erase the remnants of the long journey India has undertaken before it turned into a republic.

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Modi, Mevani, judge Loya, Padmaavat: The failure of Indian journalism

Media has ironically become a bigger story right now than even the spectre of fascism looming over this democracy.

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Questions for Rahul Gandhi on his claim that he is fighting Indian fascism

The intertwining of 'religion and government' is going to be Congress president's biggest political battle.

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BSP corporator booked for taking oath in Urdu shows Hindutva is the only language BJP speaks

Urdu was born as a language of the commoner in India, but today, like the Taj Mahal, it has become Muslim.

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Narendra Modi is as much a dynast as Rahul Gandhi

Why is it that the role of the RSS as the 'parent' organisation of India's ruling party is not properly questioned in public domain?

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You're not a Muslim when you're raped and killed, only when divorced

Triple talaq is a small blip on the road to justice for all.

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Why can't we listen to Hamid Ansari as vice-president, and not as a Muslim?

The BJP, driven as it is by its anti-Muslim paranoia, could only read his comments as coming from a Muslim.

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How is fascism not corruption, Mr Nitish Kumar?

How is the form of corruption represented by the likes of Lalu worse than the kind represented by the BJP?

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Modi's reprimand to gau rakshaks in the name of Gandhi is as clichéd as Gandhi

The well-oiled Sangh machinery excels in double speak, or multiple speak.

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Celebration of Nirbhaya verdict reveals India's new-found lynch-mob mentality

Expressions like 'rarest of the rare' are words that reveal our hypocrisy more than the gravity of a crime.

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What the Modi wave actually stands for

There is a reason why BJP has made all the elections, including those for civic bodies like Delhi, about PM.

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Open letter to Shehla Rashid, from former AMU Students Union leader

Let me express my deep sense of shock and disgust over an FIR filed against you in Aligarh.

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[Poem] Fog of fascism has arrived in India. Brace for a long winter

It's no comedy.

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Modi on Wednesday: No Emergency again; Modi on Thursday: Ban NDTV India

This is the moment history will one day hold us accountable for by asking a simple question: Did you stand up? With whom?

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How Samajwadi Party's loss could be Mayawati's gain in UP polls

India Today's Nadim Asrar on the possible outcome of the rift within the ruling party of Uttar Pradesh.

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Ahead of UP elections, will Rita Bahuguna Joshi's switch hurt Congress?

India Today's Nadim Asrar has all the answers.

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Hypocrisy of upper caste Muslims lending support to Dalits in Gujarat

Whether or not Una marks a radical beginning as far as casteism among Muslims is concerned, remains to be seen.

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Rahul Gandhi vs RSS: Who killed my Father, the nation wants to know

Since when is questioning the Sangh for its role in Bapu's killing a private matter?

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Congress-mukt India? Amit Shah today won less than half the seats Rahul Gandhi did

Numbers don't lie.

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My beef with Om (or the other way around)

Modi government has unleashed unapologetic Hindutva in the last two years, as it regulates what people eat, wear or speak.

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Won't Bharat Mata weep for these Indian mothers?

How do we reconcile the competing motherhoods of the state and its many mothers rejecting it and its brutalities?

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Comrade Kanhaiya, 1984 was a pogrom, 2002 was a pogrom

How is the massacre of one minority different from another when the killers were governments in power?

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Government okay with a Hanamanthappa laying bricks for Sri Sri's event?

The excuses being given for privatising the Indian Army are equally baffling.

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Kanhaiya is more than a brilliant speech, a hashtag, a viral video

The onus is on all of us to prove the student leader wrong that we Indians forget easily. And remember what he stands for.

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What if Muslims launched an #OccupyBJP?

Will it care for a large community when it knows none of them helped in coming to power?

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In Modi's India, electoral politics be damned. Start with Bihar

It is time the liberal-secular political parties rejected short-term electoral gains and fought what is essentially a war for survival.

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When a lynch mob pays its tributes

In Kalam and Memon, two theatres of death serve as tactile allegories for our nation.

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Maharashtra, your worst fears are not bred in madrasas

BJP must lose its hatred and suspicion about Muslims before extending them a hand.

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