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POLITICS

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Azam Khan, Jaya Prada, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Lok Sabha 2019 polls

Do Women Count? For all their purported devotion to women, which political party actually empowered Indian women?

More Indian women have voted than Indian men. But the number of Indian women empowered to stand as political candidates is miserable. Do our women-friendly political parties even care?

POLITICS

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MJ Akbar, Azam Khan, #MeToo, Amar Singh

Don't sing like Amar Singh: Neta compares MJ Akbar case with allegations against CJI, distills all of Me Too to 'vengeful women'

The naya chowkidar slams Azam Khan’s misogyny but defends MJ Akbar and claims women won't get employment if they 'besmirch the image of a high placed male'.

POLITICS

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Azam Khan, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah

How low can they go? Elections 2019 is seeing our politicians only fall lower and lower in mudslinging and maligning

The extent to which Indian politicians stoop to name calling and launching verbal attacks that are personal in nature is revolting. If this is the new normal, this is something we need to worry about.

POLITICS

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Lok Sabha elections 2019, Azam Khan, Jaya Prada, Dimple Yadav

Dimple Yadav's Shocker: Why leaders like the Samajwadi Party bahu Dimple in fact power Azam Khan's unabated misogyny

No, Dimple. Azam Khan's comments cannot be whitewashed in whataboutery. There is a time women leaders have to stand up for women. You just missed that crucial occasion.

POLITICS

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Azam Khan, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Supreme Court, Election Commission

Strangely weak EC? Why does the Election Commission need a rap on its knuckles from the SC to do its job?

It's been facing charges of acting slowly against some offenders, and not acting against others at all. The EC must assert itself strongly now, to provide a level field to all candidates and regain the trust of voters.

POLITICS

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Rampur, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Jaya Prada, Azam Khan

Azam Khan is assaulting Jaya Prada through his speeches. EC should ban him from contesting in Rampur

Over the past many years, Khan has lost no opportunity to attack Jaya Prada by hitting her with gender-specific insults. This is far from the level playing field every candidate must have.

POLITICS

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Amar Singh, Azam Khan, Jaya Prada, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Lok Sabha 2019: Why Jaya Prada matters in our politics

TDP, SP, RLM, RLD and now BJP. Jaya Prada's political career has seen many ups and downs, a few Azam Khans, but little defeats via them.

VARIETY

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Yogi, Azam Khan, Owaisi, Sangeet Som

Taj is Taj. Stop romanticising Mughal emperors or Hindu kings. Neither cared for you

Unless somebody in your direct bloodline was one of those rulers, don't lionise their rule.

POLITICS

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Muslims, Azam Khan

Azam Khan can't be PM (and it's not because he's a Muslim)

This is a man who used his power to send state police on a hunt for his personal missing buffaloes.

POLITICS

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Mulayam Singh Yadav, AIMIM, Azam Khan, Asaduddin Owaisi

Owaisi’s entry into UP politics may upset Muslim vote apple cart

The AIMIM chief is now changing the way conventional parties have exploited the minority vote.