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Story Posted on 29-05-2019

ELECTION

 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  7-minute read
Congress dynasty politics, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress cwc, Rahul gandhi resignation

Rahul Gandhi needs a story

After its crushing defeat in the 2019 General Elections, Congress netas are still wondering what went wrong. Truth be told, hardly anything went right.

VOICES

 |  10-minute read
Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Congress, Lok sabha election results

Lok Sabha 2019: A liberal Congress supporter, I concede defeat in this battle of ideas

The soul of India has changed, and secular values must die. Rahul Gandhi wanted to protect India from the potential damage Narendra Modi could do to its core. But India chose Modi instead.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Cricket, Netflix series, Netflix, Selection day

World Cup 2019: If cricket is religion, Netflix series 'Selection Day' introduces us to its atheists, agnostics and believers

Rajesh Tailang, Yash Dholye, Karanvir Malhotra and Mohammad Samad show how cricket shapes life and in turn gets shaped by it.

ELECTION

 |  8-minute read
Hindutva mob lynchings, Modi elections 2019 win, Khan market gang, Payal Rohatgi

Hate in the Air? The BJP's victory has been followed by worrying attacks on Muslims

The Hindutva mob is now emboldened and could victimise minorities with impunity. If you call them out, you're labelled the ‘Khan Market gang’. Is this the real India we voted for?

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Congress president, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

Sins of the father: Rajiv Gandhi, not Rahul, is responsible for where the Congress is today

Rahul Gandhi never inherited a party that had much internal coherence or ethical power. Rajiv Gandhi had weakened the Congress through the choices he made. It's unfair to blame only Rahul today.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
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Wooing The Minority: Overlooking India's Hindu majority was only one reason why Congress missed the bus to power

The Congress has been suffering from a steady breakdown in ideological clarity for decades, evident in its confusion over secularism, appeasement politics, even Pakistan. It is now paying the price.