Madhuri Danthala

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a political analyst based out of Bengaluru.

POLITICS

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About time government listens to voices of dissent rather than brand it anti-national

Human rights form the very nucleus of democracy and the raison d'etre of the modern sovereign nation-state.

VARIETY

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How online abuse of women has spiralled out of control in Modi's 'New India'

November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

POLITICS

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Rs 10,000 in a/c to be measure of poverty: Government must abandon rhetoric

Poverty elimination has been the prime endeavour of every government in independent India.

VOICES

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Why turning to the Left is not as bad as the Right would have us believe

It is a misconception that strong labour unions are detrimental to the progress of an industry, and the economy as a whole.

POLITICS

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Why khichdi does not make sense to be India's national dish

One of the main ingredients of the dish - dal - is often out of reach of the poor.

VARIETY

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How India can make a difference in promoting social justice

New Delhi should play a more active role in promoting sustainability if it is to increase its clout in the global arena.

POLITICS

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Global Hunger Index: Why India lacks the foresight to avert food shortage crisis

The magnitude of the problem is missed by most as they are blissfully unaware of the stark socio-economic realities.

POLITICS

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For Modi government, the glass is half full and the khakhra half-eaten

In the bid to be optimistic, it would be foolish to not see the reality and opt for course correction.

VOICES

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Why handling of BHU violence is evocative of Nazi Germany

Sophie Scholl, her brother, Hans, and another close friend of theirs from Munich university were executed for resisting the atrocities

VOICES

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Gauri Lankesh murder: A long night of the trishuls is upon us

Are we becoming a society of sociopaths, devoid of compassion or empathy?