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POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Congress, BJP, Bhima Koregaon, Religion

Why India needs a new Charter of Freedoms

Despite assertions otherwise, the majority of the nation values freedom and civil liberties.

POLITICS

 |  2-minute read
BJP, Congress, Emergency, Bhima Koregaon

Why India doesn't need a Charter of Freedoms

Today's 'intellectuals' are totally divorced from the realities of politics which runs on the basis of caste and religion, not on the support given to freedom.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Fuel hike, Congress, Narendra Modi, Emergency

Is India heading towards an Emergency?

Popular agitations have started against the present regime. What will happen when they start posing a threat to our rulers and their rule?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Censorship, Bhima Koregaon, Activists arrested, Emergency

Is India on its way to becoming a censorship state?

It is worse than the Emergency because everyday life and discourse is being twisted by reading draconian emergency powers without an Emergency.

ART & CULTURE

 |  9-minute read
Journalism, Press Freedom, Emergency, Kuldip nayar

Remembering Kuldip Nayar: A man who chose the right way over the easy path

Nayar was an intellectual, a journalist, an activist, a humanist. He suffered Partition and the Emergency but his experiences only strengthened his goodness.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Civil liberties, Emergency, Journalism, Kuldip nayar

Remembering Kuldip Nayar, an uncompromising editor, a conscience-keeper and India-Pakistan peacenik

The renowned journalist and civil liberties activist passed away at the age of 95.

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Emergency, Valson Thampu, Mamata Banerjee, St Stephen's College

St Stephen's canceling Mamata Banerjee's event is a blunt political statement

The invitation to West Bengal CM could have gone out only after the principal granted permission. If otherwise, the principal needs to state it upfront.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Pn haksar, Jairam Ramesh, Emergency, Indira Gandhi

'If Narendra Modi is serious, he should allow a no confidence motion': Jairam Ramesh

Congress MP in conversation with Srijana Mitra Das about PN Haksar, Indira Gandhi, the Monsoon Session — and Shashi Tharoor.

POLITICS

 |  @ArunAnandlive  |  6-minute read
Balasaheb deoras, RSS, Indira Gandhi, Emergency

The RSS led the fight against Emergency - Just look up its archival history

An impression has been sought to be created that Balasaheb Deoras asked Indira Gandhi for clemency.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Modi, Congress, Emergency, BJP

Why BJP succeeded in hijacking the anti-Emergency struggle

The need of the hour is to oppose the draconian idea behind the Emergency, irrespective of whether it's declared or undeclared.