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Trinamool, West Bengal, Doctors Strike, Amit Shah

From Chits to Doctors' Prescriptions: Saving Bengal from Mamata Banerjee, a note at a time

The recent doctors' strike signals danger for Mamata Banerjee. In her tenure, Bengal saw fervent minority appeasement, harsh political violence and deep corruption. Can it be cured?

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Kanhaiya, Uppu 2019, Uttar pradesh private universities ordinance, Uttar pradesh election result 2019

That fuzzy 'anti-national': Yogi Adityanath’s diktat to private universities in UP is confounding many, and scaring some

UP CM’s recent ordinance, banning ‘anti-national’ activities on campuses, has left many wondering just why such an order was needed when there are already sufficient laws on this?

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Hypocrite, English education, Jaganmohan Reddy, Karnataka public school

Dear Indian intellectuals, we are not fools: Faux regional language lovers closed the poor's access to English for years

But politicians like Jagan Reddy have sensed the yearning among the masses for English medium instruction and will provide this, despite the intellectuals hissing this is a 'World Bank agenda'.

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TMC, Muslim appeasement, West bengal doctors, West Bengal

Muslim 'protests' too little, too late: What were ‘prominent’ Bengali Muslims doing before Lok Sabha polls 2019?

The letter written by ‘prominent’ Bengali Muslims to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee only highlights their silence in several earlier cases.

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Rajiv gandhi legacy, Indira Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Nyay

Happy Birthday, Rahul Gandhi! Let's reflect on the year that was

Do some hard thinking. Maybe you do not have the mettle, and the nastiness, required to be a politician in South Asia. Maybe you didn’t want it in the first place.

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Electricity, Power supply, Congress, Cm kamal nath

Power cuts for power play in Madhya Pradesh

Power cuts are a legacy issue for Congress. It will have to tackle the problem aggressively if it wants to avoid getting caught in the blame game.

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Priyanka gandhi vadra, Ysrcp, Jagan mohan reddy, Congress

The next step for Rahul Gandhi 2.0

After a humiliating defeat, Rahul is in a quandary. Should he defy his family, courtiers and stick to his decision? Or should he take the easy way out, set in motion a half-hearted effort to find a replacement

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Rahul Gandhi, Divya Spandana, Chowkidar chor hai, Twitter

The story of BJP’s communication and Congress’ miscommunication

Narendra Modi used digital and social media brilliantly, and ages before others. In contrast, the Congress' gameplan looked slow, surly and sloppy. This made all the crucial difference.

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K Chandrasekhara Rao, MK Stalin, YS Jaganmohan Reddy, Narendra Modi

Why BJP loses out in the south: Why Narendra Modi's saffron party is unable to cross the Vindhyas in victory

Powerful local players. Rooted regional sensitivities. A host of political miscalculations. And an inability to catch the pulse of the South. All this has limited the Modi Wave to the north of India.

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International relations, National security, Rahul Gandhi, Opposition

New India's Voice: Narendra Modi has been voted in despite elite derision. We need to understand what lies ahead

We have a ruling party that cares. We also need a responsible Opposition. And we need a passionate, yet unsentimental view of the challenges before us.