Arindam De

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is journalist working with India Today.

POLITICS

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Reclaiming soft Hindutva: Why both Congress and RSS have the same strategy

The Congress climbing down to soft Hindutva, in an attempt to counter the RSS and the BJP climbing up to soft Hindutva; and it makes sense.

VARIETY

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Who will carry forward the legacy of M Karunanidhi and Dravidian nationalism?

It wouldn't be wrong to say that the Dravidian movement contributed immensely in preserving India's multi-lingual culture

POLITICS

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Why Imran Khan's victory speech was an ode to China

There was nothing to suggest that he is in any hurry to improve ties with India.

POLITICS

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Congress is full of dilemmas. Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' comment proves that

Attacking a party for endangering India's secular fabric and then defending personal laws do not go hand in hand.

POLITICS

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Mehbooba predicts post 1987 redux in the Valley - Really?

Comparing the breaking up of a political alliance with the rigging of an election is unfair.

POLITICS

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Why Jayant Sinha's apology over garlanding members of lynch mob means nothing

What the minister could have done to avoid the embarrassment is to not have met the eight men in the first place.

VARIETY

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VARIETY

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VARIETY

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Kashmir policy remains a mess — why rejoice over PDP's failure?

The Modi government has been roundly criticised for what the Opposition calls a lack of vision in its foreign policy with Pakistan.

POLITICS

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United Opposition: Are we going to see a replay of 1996 in 2019 Lok Sabha polls?

Karnataka is much more than a test for the Congress ahead of the real battle.