Rajeev Dhavan
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English   |   Bangla

Supreme Court lawyer.

POLITICS

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The learning curve ahead for the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance

The Maha Vikas Aghadi coalition between the Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congress is a learning experience for a future politics of reconciliation and hope.  

POLITICS

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Why BJP is responsible for the Maha disaster

The party does not have a clear majority in most of the states it claims to rule.

VARIETY

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Why should Indians continue to live under the shadow of sedition?

Indian democracy must consider whether the offence of sedition itself must be abolished.

POLITICS

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Lessons for India from a UK court verdict

The PM’s advice to the President has to be in the public domain as it represents the exercise of constitutional power.

POLITICS

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The sultanate of governors

There has been an overt conversion of the post of the governor into a totally political one.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Bringing Kulbhushan Jadhav home: Why gloating over India’s victory at the ICJ won’t do us any good

India is claiming a victory at the ICJ in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case. So is Pakistan. Here are some facts that both sides need to pay attention to.

POLITICS

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Not a poll sop: Why politicians must understand the legal aspects before announcing reservations

Yogi Adityanath declared 17 OBC communities to be treated as Scheduled Castes. Didn't he know that only Parliament has this power?

POLITICS

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Cricket World Cup 2019 shows the best and worst of our time

Is rainy England the right place for the game to be played? From teams getting one point each and upsetting the points table to un-resumed games and Duckworth-Lewis – a partially played World Cup is not a World Cup.

POLITICS

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The battle of linguistics: Forcing Hindi on South Indian states is going to do more harm than good

Forcing a language on a particular part of a nation as diverse as India, goes against the fundamental rights that our Constitution grants to every citizen.