Uday Mahurkar

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer is deputy editor, India Today.

VARIETY

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POLITICS

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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

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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

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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

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POLITICS

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How PM Modi's Independence Day speech set the agenda for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

The speech made an impact because the Prime Minister's claims were backed by impressive and undeniable figures.

ART & CULTURE

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Chalo Jeete Hain - an effective portrayal of a unique side to PM Modi

The biopic, based on Narendra Modi's childhood, captures his empathy for the poor, and his desire to spread empowerment.

VARIETY

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How Baba Ramdev is grooming his army of sanyasis

On March 25, on the banks of Ganga in Haridwar, the yoga guru initiated 91 men and women acharyas into a life of celibacy.

VOICES

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Why I think Yogi Adityanath will succeed as Uttar Pradesh CM

The RSS sees in Yogi — a Hindu monk — the potential of realising their dream.

POLITICS

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Surgical attacks prove shrewd Modi is the ultimate Chanakya

PM has demonstrated a clever mix of diplomacy and strategic planning in the military strike against Pakistan.