Rajeev Dhavan
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English   |   Bangla

Supreme Court lawyer.

POLITICS

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The fight for democracy has just begun

Indian society must operate its activist strength on a continuing basis. The election results portray the electoral strength of the people.

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The loss of discourse

The 2019 election destroyed democratic discourse. Modi set the tone, Opposition parties respond in kind.

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The Official Secrets Act in the times of Rafale, Bofors

An important issue remains: Should journalists be forced to disclose their sources?

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No, India hasn't violated any international law in Balakot

India has not gratuitously used force but has been restrained and, now, exercised its right to self-defence.

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Why the Triple Talaq issue is proving to be such a troubled divorce

The Triple Talaq Bill cannot be an exercise to punish one community. But that, observers find, is what it appears as.

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India can't be a predatory force if there's a begging bowl in her hand

For Indians, 2019 has to be the year of resistance to what India has become and to fight for justice at all levels.

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Assembly elections 2018: Why Congress should not celebrate the results

These elections were low on quality. The Congress thrived on state-level personality cults, not strategies.

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From Ram temple to Rahul Gandhi’s Hindu status: Are politicians using religion to corrupt our election process

Presently, Indian society is strife with provocative communalism projected generally and in elections. Civil society, with all its contradictions, has to stop this.

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