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VVPAT, Kapil Sibal, EVM tampering, EVM

EVM Hack: Play politics, certainly. But don't play with the idea of our democracy

The exercise to discredit EVMs is underway only to ensure there is a scapegoat ready in the event of an electoral loss. It shows deep nervousness, and total cynicism regarding the democratic processes we hold dear.


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Kapil Sibal, Lynching convicts, Lynching, Jayant Sinha

Jayant Sinha felicitating lynching-accused in Jharkhand is a political shame

The Union minister is not the first BJP leader to come out in support of killings in the name of cow slaughter.


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Dipak Misra, Kapil Sibal, Venkaiah Naidu, Supreme Court

CJI Dipak Misra impeachment: What now for Supreme Court?

The apex court is not just faced with constitutional questions, but also a crisis of faith.


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Gujarat Polls, Kapil Sibal, Ayodhya dispute, Narendra Modi

Modi is right, Congress should not link Ram Mandir to politics. But neither should he

As the party that owes its political potency to the Mandir din, the BJP seems rattled at INC 'encroaching on its territory'.


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AIMPLB, Kapil Sibal, Triple Talaq

Triple talaq: Is appeasing Muslim patriarchy the sole purpose of AIMPLB and Kapil Sibal?

Women are suddenly worried their 'victory' might reduce them to pawns in the passage of Uniform Civil Code.


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Ram Janmbhoomi, Kapil Sibal, Uniform Civil Code, Triple Talaq

Has Kapil Sibal opened a can of worms by equating Ram Janmabhoomi and triple talaq?

The counsel for the All India Muslim Personal Law Board compared the 1400-year-old practice of instant oral divorce to the Hindu 'matter of faith'.


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Twitter, Poem, Kapil Sibal

Talk to the hand: Why Kapil Sibal's SMS poetry doesn't work on Twitter

Bad poetry is a loud Honey Singh song when you have a massive hangover on a Monday morning.


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BJP, Rajya Sabha, Kapil Sibal, Preeti Mahapatra

How BJP is fielding Preeti Mahapatra for Rajya Sabha to scuttle Sibal's chances

With the entry of the unexpected "12th man", the upper house will see a lot of money power as well as cross-voting.


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Narendra Modi, Twitter Trolls, Kapil Sibal

When Kapil Sibal wrote a poem on Modi's 56-inch chest

He timed his rhyme on Twitter to coincide with the fall of the rupee and a washout of Parliament’s monsoon session.