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

VARIETY

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Dressed to brag, tales taller than towers, and a life of lies: Welcome to the world of Pittala Doras

Telangana's fading folk art form — Pittala Dora — used to be the primary source of entertainment and is now being used by politicians to campaign.

States

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TRS must realise, Telangana belongs to the people - it is nobody’s jagir

It is time K Chandrashekar Rao understood that he a representative of the people in a democracy and is answerable to them, and not treat the state and its people as his private domain

POLITICS

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Lessons from Armistice 100: Shun nationalism, work for global cooperation

From global warming to international trade, from jobs being lost to automation to the arms race, there are issues that demand transnational collaboration.

VARIETY

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Why BJP should keep aside its calculations for 2019 in preparing a Kashmir strategy

The Modi government must keep in mind that it urgently needs to send the right signals to the people of the Valley to start the arduous process of rebuilding lost trust.

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.