Valson Thampu

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is former principal of St Stephen's College, Delhi and former member of the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions (NCMEI).

VOICES

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VOICES

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Rahul Gandhi's St Stephen's College teacher remembers him to be 'just another' student

The more the BJP ridicules the Congress president-to-be, the more it betrays its anxiety.

VOICES

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Controversy over Padmavati is merely politics of convenience

It begs the question if issues should be settled on streets and statements made through dead bodies.

VOICES

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How my book exposes everything that is wrong with St Stephen’s

The system degrades even the best talent put into it, into an embodiment of mediocrity.

VOICES

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Hardik Patel 'sex CD' - who would benefit from such depravity?

The prospect of gaining electoral profit from this 'gunpowder plot' – with ammunition photo-shopped, or otherwise - is too tempting.

VOICES

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I'm a religious minority in India. My advice to everyone like me

The worst disservice minorities can do to themselves is to shrink into victimhood.

POLITICS

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BJP is a better party than Congress. You can tell by how it spins its disasters into windfalls

The party's profit and long-term loss is the overpowering oratory of the prime minister.

VOICES

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VARIETY

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Baa, baa, black sheep, have you any wool? Jai Hind, Jai Hind, three bags full

Madhya Pradesh minister who wants students to answer roll call with ‘Jai Hind’ is a brilliant political master.

VOICES

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