Valay Singh Rai

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

The author is a Delhi-based writer and photographer.

VARIETY

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Why our babas and maulvis keep silent about rape

Our godmen remain quiet about atrocities against women because they know they are 'complicit'.

POLITICS

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9 things to know about Tripura ahead of February 18 Assembly elections

This is the first direct fight between the communists and the BJP in the state.

POLITICS

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Modi's speech in Parliament: What is this obsession with Nehru?

The prime minister's reply to motion of thanks to the President’s address in Lok Sabha was predictable digging up of the Congress past.

POLITICS

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India's demographic dividend is turning into a disaster

PM Modi, who is in Davos to tell the world that 'India means business', ought to bear in mind the complete failure of his Skill India programme.

VOICES

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POLITICS

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Let not fear rule us in 2018

A country’s peace and prosperity is under threat when its economic and social health is poor.

POLITICS

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10 fallouts of Gujarat election results

Will we see the rise of a new opposition leader in Rahul Gandhi or are we going to see the further expansion of the Narendra Modi-cult?

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Yogi Adityanath is as clueless about Ayodhya temples as he is about governance

While it plans to turn Ayodhya into a pilgrimage centre, RTI reply shows it has no data on the number of pilgrims visiting the temple town.

POLITICS

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Why Ram Nath Kovind should've mentioned Nehru in his first speech as President

The first prime minister wasn’t just an ideological opponent of the RSS, he’s the idea of India that the Sangh wants destroyed.