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Sanskar, BJP, Jharkhand, Kiss

BJP protesting Jharkhand’s ‘kissing contest’ makes them enemies of love

Is the saffron party's definition of decency harassing the most socioeconomically defenceless members of India?

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |   Long-form
BJP, Gujarat Polls, Indian National Congress, Rahul Gandhi

Main challenges for Rahul Gandhi as Congress president

His re-energised version now must help his party recover its lost cadre base and local-meets-national narrative.

VOICES

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Blue whale challenge, BJP, Gujarat Polls

No, Modi. Blue Whale challenge is not a joke

It is the sheer inefficiency of governance that made this phenomenon an enormous issue in the first place.

POLITICS

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Prasad lad, Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra, BJP

Why BJP promoting outsiders in Maharashtra has not gone down well in the party

This is the third time that the party has awarded an outsider a berth in the legislative council.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Surat, BJP, Hardik Patel, Gujarat Assembly polls

Gujarat elections: Why anger of Patidars, led by Hardik Patel, is palpable

Patidars or Patels who claim themselves descendants of Lord Rama are demanding OBC status.

POLITICS

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Dynasty, BJP, Rahul Gandhi, Congress revival

Will Rahul Gandhi fit the Congress president's cap?

As the 'reluctant politician' finally takes charge, India Today cover story explores what lies ahead for him.

VOICES

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BJP, Dynasty, Congress president, Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's St Stephen's College teacher remembers him to be 'just another' student

The more the BJP ridicules the Congress president-to-be, the more it betrays its anxiety.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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BJP, Dineshwar Sharma, Interlocutor, Kashmir

Why Kashmir needs a healing touch

The appointment of Dineshwar Sharma, a former Intelligence Bureau director, as interlocutor has raised hopes in the valley.

VOICES

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BJP, Communalism, Ayodhya, Babri Masjid demolition

Babri Masjid demolition anniversary: What my college taught me

Such catastrophes can be averted only if forces of majoritarian fundamentalism within all religions are combated effectively.