Nadim Asrar
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The Other

Independent journalist based in New Delhi

POLITICS

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How Pranab Mukherjee pleased the RSS

The former president's Nagpur speech was just a big farce. It only legitimised the RSS, its communal history and its divisive present

POLITICS

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Jinnah portrait at AMU should remind Sangh that India can never be a clean slate

There is no way to erase the remnants of the long journey India has undertaken before it turned into a republic.

POLITICS

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Modi, Mevani, judge Loya, Padmaavat: The failure of Indian journalism

Media has ironically become a bigger story right now than even the spectre of fascism looming over this democracy.

POLITICS

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Questions for Rahul Gandhi on his claim that he is fighting Indian fascism

The intertwining of 'religion and government' is going to be Congress president's biggest political battle.

POLITICS

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BSP corporator booked for taking oath in Urdu shows Hindutva is the only language BJP speaks

Urdu was born as a language of the commoner in India, but today, like the Taj Mahal, it has become Muslim.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi is as much a dynast as Rahul Gandhi

Why is it that the role of the RSS as the 'parent' organisation of India's ruling party is not properly questioned in public domain?

VOICES

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POLITICS

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Why can't we listen to Hamid Ansari as vice-president, and not as a Muslim?

The BJP, driven as it is by its anti-Muslim paranoia, could only read his comments as coming from a Muslim.

POLITICS

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How is fascism not corruption, Mr Nitish Kumar?

How is the form of corruption represented by the likes of Lalu worse than the kind represented by the BJP?

POLITICS

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Modi's reprimand to gau rakshaks in the name of Gandhi is as clichéd as Gandhi

The well-oiled Sangh machinery excels in double speak, or multiple speak.