Arindam De

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is journalist working with India Today.

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.

POLITICS

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The behind-the-scene moments at HD Kumaraswamy's swearing-in

Despite their 'secular' credentials and a common enemy — the BJP — the new Opposition seems weak.

VARIETY

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What's coming in the way of Opposition unity?

With 2019 general election not too far, it would be interesting to see if a consensus candidate can be found to lead the Opposition.

POLITICS

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Lingayat issue: What voters in Karnataka should know about dangers of divide-and-rule politics

In our diverse country, there are too many mores, customs and diversities at the disposal of politicians to drive a wedge between people.

POLITICS

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Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill cleared: What it means for absconders like Nirav Modi, Vijay Mallya

The law, which will be applicable in cases where the value of offence is more than Rs 100 crore, will cover any kind of economic offence.