Uday Mahurkar
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The writer is a Central Information Commissioner with the Central Information Commission. He is former senior journalist with India Today.

POLITICS

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Arvind Bosamia, the controversial genius

Arvind Bosamia practised journalism in Gujarat for decades. Sharp and curt, he made many friends but seldom sustained any. He died alone and in penury on May 5, 2021, to be remembered for his rude genius that offended and enamoured at the same time.

POLITICS

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Year 1 of Modi 2.0: The value of removal of Article 370 for India's security

The Ram Mandir verdict was another historic event that people should appreciate as a great achievement of Modi 2.0.

POLITICS

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Modi gives a mantra before the stimuli

Motivator Modi sets vision for self-reliant India out of the Corona crisis.

VARIETY

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How PM Modi announced lockdown with sternness and caution

Announcing the extension of lockdown, the Prime Minister came across as an inspiring figure.

POLITICS

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What drives Narendra Modi in times of crises

The toughest times have been met by the Prime Minister with calm.

POLITICS

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What fuels the hatred towards Veer Damodar Savarkar

Know the motives of political and religious groups hounding him.

POLITICS

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Budget 2019: Some commentators are misreading Budget 2019. They still haven't got PM Modi's vision of growth

Most experts have failed to realise that ‘growth’ has acquired a new meaning and new measures under PM Modi. The people who have noticed the change voted Modi back.

POLITICS

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PM Modi's Statesman Avataar: Narendra Modi is now India’s first global leader, nurtured in a Bharatiya fold

After his stunning victory, there are new elements to PM Modi's image and outreach, all of which will have significance for the continuing project of India's greatness.

POLITICS

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Even over Balakot, direct bank transfers are paving the way for PM Modi's return to power

Effective monitoring of delivery of welfare schemes, with the help of geo-tagged pictures and Aadhhar data, could propel the BJP back to power.

POLITICS

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Between the Lines: Why do some Wahhabis want the Ayodhya temple for Lord Ram?

Wahhabi preacher Salman Nadwi and others like him support the temple for Ram as a strategic retreat, citing the historical Treaty of Hudaybiyyah. But what exactly is this treaty?