Swadesh Singh
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Author is assistant professor, Political Science, Delhi University.

POLITICS

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Far beyond politics: BJP's revoking Article 370 reconnects India to Kashmir, home of Shaivism and our ancient traditions

Article 370 had become a tool to insulate Kashmir and prevent its modern growth. It also separated the fount of ancient Hindu philosophy from a mainland denied its own heritage.

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Ayodhya, Bofors, Communalism: Why India needs to remember Rajiv Gandhi’s reign as PM

Narendra Modi now represents a school of political thought that is entirely opposed to what Rajiv Gandhi stood for and the Congress continues to represent.

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What tough election? A Modi wave will sweep Uttar Pradesh. Here's why I say so

While some would have us believe that the BJP is going to suffer big losses in the state, ground reality shows us exactly the opposite.

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Taking a pro-Modi stand: Why we are running the Academics4NaMo campaign

If some academics and opinion makers can oppose a government, then it is also their responsibility to extend support if they believe that the govt has done a good job.

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5 reasons Assam voted for BJP

The Congress did not even try to project a reformed version of leadership which was crucial for the party this time.

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Assam must vote for change this time

Apart from BJP, no other party has raised the issue of Bangladeshi immigrants with conviction.

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Leftists at JNU pose the gravest danger to India

While criticising the government is well within the bounds of dissent, abusing the nation is not.

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Now is the right time to reclaim the Indian intellectual

The Left discourse has elbowed out the rich ecosystem, which was shunned as regressive and backward.

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Anupam Kher is the best person to stand up against selective outrage

He is representative of those few who stand in firm disagreement with the dominant intellectual discourse.

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Why I am disappointed with Arun Shourie

Sadly, a person known for original thinking had to borrow from a ghost narrative in his criticism of the government.