Kamal Mitra Chenoy
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The writer is an academic and activist.

VOICES

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Murders Most Foul: Years later, why are investigations of the deadly killings of rationalists and activists still pending?

There is reportedly evidence linking groups like Sanatan Sanstha and HJS to the killings of Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare. Yet, while the organisations continue to operate, there are no answers to crucial questions.

VOICES

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Just like the Ayodhya issue, why can't troubled Kashmir see some mediation too?

Kashmiris have been targeted time and again, and now repeatedly in the aftermath of Pulwama too. It's time to reach out to them.

VARIETY

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IAF air-strikes: Why Modi can’t blame Congress over Rafale

The Prime Minister must answer why his own government brought down the number of Rafale fighter jets to be brought from 126 to 36.

VOICES

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Why I object to my JNU colleague's statements against Mehbooba Mufti on Pulwama

In an environment where all Indians are grieving and some are being unfairly targeted, why are academics who should know much better adding to the chaos, even to hatred?

POLITICS

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Pulwama: After this terrible act, we must examine ground realities in Kashmir

Severe repression is not the answer to violence. The Valley needs trust-building measures.

POLITICS

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We may never know whether there has been any corruption in the Rafale deal

Despite all the suppositions, accusations and revelations, only a clear money trail would establish any criminal culpability in l'affaire Rafale.

VARIETY

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Students in India are under attack from the BJP government. It is time for them to join forces

From scholarship cuts to lack of jobs, students must bury differences and come together to make the government accountable on every issue.

POLITICS

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Few jobs. And fake statistics?

Even as a triumphant Budget is announced, the data backing several government claims is deeply worrying, as it shows the politicisation of statistics to suit narratives and overlook ground realities.

VARIETY

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Target JNU: How the sedition case is being used ahead of 2019's Lok Sabha polls

Three years down the line, there is still no solid evidence and instead, certain facts are being kept from the public sphere. With a high-stakes election nearing, will JNU students be collateral damage?

VARIETY

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No, it's not sedition: Why the charge against Kanhaiya Kumar and other JNU students looks utterly motivated

In a 1995 judgment, the Supreme Court had said even a slogan like ‘Khalistan Zindabad’ doesn’t merit charges of sedition. Then why are the students of JNU being tried on absurd, and shaky, grounds?