Minhaz Merchant
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Biographer of Rajiv Gandhi and Aditya Birla. Ex-TOI & India Today. Media group chairman and editor. Author: The New Clash of Civilizations

POLITICS

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How the Opposition is helping Modi win a second term as Prime Minister

Corruption is not Modi's weak point. Economy is. The Opposition has hit the wrong note.

POLITICS

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'Three Eyes' Coalition: India must join Afghanistan and Iran in building an anti-terror front

India's post-Balakot strategy to defang terror must involve closer cooperation with these two countries, equally affected by Pakistan-based terrorism.

POLITICS

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India must use every option to cripple Pakistan’s military-jihadi complex now

With Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman safely back home from Pakistani captivity, India must not lower its guard.

POLITICS

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Boycott Pakistan Strategically: Terror and sports never go together because ethics is no game

Compete in multilateral contests but no India-Pakistan matches. We must cut out direct sporting ties with a nation that sponsors terrorism. By playing bilaterally with them, we legitimise their duplicity.

POLITICS

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Pulwama terror attack: How India can now force Pakistan into changing its criminal behaviour

India has for far too long been timorous in its response to Pakistani terrorism. It's time we change our peace-at-all-costs mindset.

POLITICS

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and the perils of dynasty

Dynasty can only take you so far in politics. It is a lesson that Priyanka will learn the hard way in the fullness of time.

POLITICS

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Rafale controversy: A lie travels halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes

With the latest accusations in the press and the upcoming CAG report in Parliament, the Rafale issue has taken off again.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi's five years in power: 10 most important achievements

Modi will be judged on his government’s performance. Here's how the report card reads.

VOICES

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Ram Mandir: What new tactic will Congress and its cabal use to delay the case further?

Why are there so many strange delays in the top court hearing a matter of national importance?

POLITICS

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5 reasons why Modi could end up as Leader of Opposition in 2019

The silver lining for Modi comes in two shades of grey — one of which is Rahul Gandhi.