Arindam De

OPEN TO OPINION

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The writer is journalist working with India Today.

VARIETY

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No, firecrackers alone are not to blame for Delhi’s poisonous air. But we need to eliminate every pollutant we can

Firecracker-manufacturing in India is a little-regulated industry, and there is no saying what chemicals are used in them.

VOICES

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How terror handlers are trying to expand beyond the Pir Panjals

As northern part of Jammu and Kashmir is getting largely free of terror outfits, the terrains in south Kashmir are now proving to be more lucrative for sustained militancy

POLITICS

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CBI crisis: The controversy will end, but will the probe agency’s image ever recover?

The ongoing row has tarnished the CBI, the government, as well as the Opposition.

POLITICS

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Why the Ram temple issue has been raised ahead of 2019 general elections

No political party has any real issues to raise before the electorate for votes.

VARIETY

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Hate attacks in Gujarat: Why we can’t just wish away the migrant workforce

If we consider migrants as people who are snatching jobs from locals, we are simply overlooking their contributions to the economy.

VOICES

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MeToo is here. Now, waiting for a #HowWillIChange movement

It is important that at least some have come forward with apologies.

POLITICS

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Why India is correct in rejecting Pakistan PM Imran Khan's offer for dialogue

As such, he is in no position to influence, leave alone alter the army's monopoly in shaping the country's foreign policy.

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.