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POLITICS

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Parliament, Congress, Narendra Modi, Land Acquisition Act

A five-year review of Land Acquisition Act, 2013: How the law is empowering millions despite Centre's unwillingness

Land has been returned across the country on an unprecedented scale, correcting numerous historical injustices.

VARIETY

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Air Pollution, Stubble burning, Air Quality Index, Delhi air quality

Politicians want us to believe stubble burning is behind Delhi's smog. Why it's just not so

As Delhi chokes again on poisonous air, India needs better air quality governance.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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BJP, Karnataka, Tipu jayanti, Tipu Sultan

It's that time of the year: Congress, BJP spar over Tipu Jayanti in Karnataka. Again

What is curious, however, is that year after year, the state government has never actually stopped celebrating it.

VARIETY

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Right vs left, Liberal dishonesty, Liberalism, The Economist

Renewing liberalism: Why 'The Economist' smacks of intellectual dishonesty

The magazine writes without a trace of embarrassment that 'liberal ideals are worthless unless backed by the military power of determined nation states'.

POLITICS

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Congress, Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav, Grand Alliance

SP, BSP not to fight with Congress in three state elections: How much will this influence poll results?

How effective would a mahagathbandhan have been be in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh anyway?

POLITICS

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Militancy, Manan wani, Constitution, AMU

AMU sedition row: Why Kashmiri students calling for azadi is no crime

Raising of azadi slogans is part of the freedom of speech guaranteed by Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution.

VARIETY

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Census 2011, Alpesh Thakor, Gujarat, Migration

Hate attacks in Gujarat: Why we can’t just wish away the migrant workforce

If we consider migrants as people who are snatching jobs from locals, we are simply overlooking their contributions to the economy.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Congress, Corruption charges, Rafale Deal

Why Rafale Deal is Rahul Gandhi's 'mudda number one' to take on PM Modi

Corruption is the burning topic and the Congress scion has gone straight for the jugular.

VARIETY

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Loan waiver, Monsoon, National policy for farmers, Farm crisis

How Gandhian agriculture can save farmers and farming in India

The time has come to examine the National Policy for Farmers and act upon it.