Uday Mahurkar

OPEN TO OPINION

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The writer is deputy editor, India Today.

VARIETY

 |   7-minute read

Why Sainik Takli finds itself neglected, despite producing many martyrs

Soldiers from Takli have laid down their lives in every major war that India fought: 1962, 1965, 1971, the IPKF operation in Sri Lanka and Kargil. Yet, the village remains poignantly backward.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

CJI Gogoi brings order to CBI vs CBI with an emphasis on fair play

CJI's decision also tempered opposition calls which had been demanding reinstatement of the outgoing CBI director.

VOICES

 |   4-minute read

Skillfully showcasing Mahatma Gandhi and his sanitation vision, how PM Modi captured the world's imagination at global sanitation meet

The Prime Minister launched the international version of 'Vaishnav Jan' by artists from 124 countries to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi.

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

Why Wahhabis are the real challenge to secularism

Even Sufis have sought a ban on the Wahhabi book, Taqwiyat-ul-Iman, saying it preaches extremism.

VOICES

 |   8-minute read

How Modi government has ushered in an era of transparency in governance

By using technology, the government has ensured corruption is weeded out and the benefits of welfare schemes reach the poor in the country.

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Hardik Patel calling off his hunger strike is BJP's first win against the quota spearhead since 2015

The PAAS leader ended his indefinite fast despite the Gujarat government refusing to entertain any of his demands.

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

Why the call for ban on Sanatan Sanstha is pure hypocrisy

All that the organisation, accused of spreading terrorism, does is preach the ancient brand of Hinduism.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

BJP will have to play its Hindutva card very deftly in the run-up to 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Attempts to overplay the Hindutva agenda could backfire as it will be taken as a sign of the party’s failure in governance.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read