Manish Dubey
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The writer is policy analyst, author, and political columnist. His novella, A Murderous Family, was released last August by Juggernaut Books.

POLITICS

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Why Haryana school admission form raises some serious questions

Hinting at how the data would help streamline government benefits to students, the exercise has ensured parents will think twice before skipping optional fields.

POLITICS

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The real problem behind giving 'minister status' to sadhus in Madhya Pradesh

The decision will awaken public figures, especially religious ones, to yet another option for leveraging their popularity/nuisance value for self-aggrandisement.

POLITICS

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Blame Modi-Amit Shah for helping Opposition unite against BJP

It is likely that the opponents wouldn't have shed their past baggage to come together had the prospect of a Modi hegemony not been pitched so strongly.

VARIETY

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Why middle class India hates NGOs

Redistribution of government largesse and international embarrassment are among their top fears.

POLITICS

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Has Modi proved to be a better leader than Manmohan? It's time we must ask

So far, the Indian prime minister has countered corruption allegations with either stoic silence or whataboutery.