Rakesh Kotti

OPEN TO OPINION

Rakesh Kotti is an educator, aspiring writer and amateur drummer.

POLITICS

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Karnataka elections show voters don't care about issues like corruption, Dalit atrocities, price rise

The results bring the principle of bounded rationality in Indian politics to the fore once again.

HUMOUR

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Why did you spam people about your fast, Chandrababu Naidu?

I reckon it costs a lot to bedeck the venue and erect a regal looking seating arrangement for you as people continue to prostrate in front of you.

POLITICS

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What makes Chandrababu Naidu Andhra Pradesh's 'U-turn uncle'

The TDP and the BJP must stop staging 'friendly fights' before elections only to return as alliance partners at an opportune time.

VOICES

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How to solve India's rape problem

In India, where the chastity of a woman is glorified, rape becomes a means to humiliate not just women, but also entire communities.

VOICES

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Let there be light. Let there be a voice. Let there be hope

The deafening silence of the leaders and other conscience keepers is sliced through by the shrill sound of grumbling stomachs and broken hearts.

HUMOUR

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How the fast defines Modi's greatness

We are glad that you want to end this business of disrupting Parliament.

VARIETY

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What Indians can learn from Martin Luther King

On his 50th death anniversary, the government and common citizens must introspect about the state of civil liberties in the country.

HUMOUR

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POLITICS

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Chandrababu Naidu's threat to break alliance with BJP is mere posturing

The Andhra chief minister and TDP supremo appears anxious due to the rising anger among people over the special category status title for the state.

VOICES

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Dear Modi, this is why Andhra Pradesh loves you

Even though your Budget and government ignored the state for four years, you had the magnanimity to mention a non-issue from three decades ago.