Arindam De

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is journalist working with India Today.

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Shutting down schools is no way to fight Delhi's life-threatening pollution

The ambient air quality inside homes is sometimes worse than the one outside.

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POLITICS

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Sadly, Bengal is no state for dissent

Mamata Banerjee is a vocal critic of intolerance, but does not always practise what she preaches.

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China may be using North Korea's nuclear programme as a bargaining chip

The neighbouring country could be using Pyongyang's nuke plans to divert attention from its own aggression in the region.

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Darjeeling unrest: Did Bimal Gurung misread people's patience?

Sometimes doing nothing is the best you can do, just like Mamata Banerjee did.

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Pakistan's 'soul-searching' on terrorism is welcome but what prompted it?

We do not know if the statement was prompted by China's displeasure or the growing differences with Western donors.

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Train accidents expose systemic rot. Railway minister resigning will solve nothing

Safety on the vast Indian Railways network is the hugely vexing end-product of an unlikely fusion of its varied parts.