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Meghna Gulzar, Denis Villeneuve, Talvar, Sicario

What Sicario is able to achieve that Talvar couldn't

It weaves a web of moral dilemmas between the rule of law against the questionable but effective course of action.


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Modi, Bihar polls

Make in India does not mean vote for Modi

The Election Commission must step in and take notice of how the electorate is being bribed.


 |  Below The Belt  |  4-minute read
Navratras, Untouchability, Transgender, Durga Puja

Is Kolkata's first transgender Durga idol a farce?

Have we reduced gender parity to a brownie point winning symbolism?


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Beef Rumour, Manohar Lal Khattar

What makes Manohar Lal Khattar so angry

Like his RSS colleagues, the Haryana CM likened the Dadri murder to the reaction of a man who sees his mother being killed or his sister molested.


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Accident, Bihar polls, Lalu Prasad Yadav

When a ceiling fan almost fell on Lalu

The RJD chief had a narrow miss at an election rally in Bihar.


 |  School of Thought  |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, RSS, Hindutva, Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley's done a terrible job defending Modi's silence

The Union finance minister blames state governments for letting crimes happen but chooses to stay silent on who the criminals are.


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Supreme Court, Judicial Accountability, Collegium System, NJAC

My sweet lord, don't place yourself above the people

Supreme Court verdict has held the NJAC Act unconstitutional and reinstated the collegium.


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Narendra Modi, Lalu Yadav, Bihari, Bihar polls

How my definition of 'Bihari' has evolved

Full of articulation and politically aware, the young ones have absolutely no doubts about the future that they wanted for themselves.


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Gurmeet Ram Rahim, Dera Sachcha Sauda, Punjab Crisis

How Dera Sacha Sauda crisis has hit Shiromani Akali Dal

SGPC's pardon to the controversial outfit may have led to the motivated desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib, sparking unrest across the state.


 |  Commonsense Karma  |  5-minute read
Philosophy, Morality, Mahabharata

How Mahabharata predicted the people of Kalyug are doomed

While some of the claims are in the realm of the hyperbole, many of them seem to ring true today.