Rana Ayyub
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The writer is an award-winning journalist and political writer. She is working on a book on Narendra Modi, which will be published in 2015.

ART & CULTURE

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Newton holds a mirror to our detached and flawed sense of India

The film didn't need an 'Oscar entry' to be seen as pathbreaking.

POLITICS

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My spineless country murdered Gauri Lankesh in cold blood

She gave her life for a country and a society that did not deserve her.

POLITICS

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Where GL Singhal tells me how he shot Ishrat Jahan in cold blood

[Book extract] The Indian Express recording corroborates the contents of 'Gujarat Files'.

POLITICS

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RSS worker's murder shows rising intolerance in Kerala. Does Congress care?

The state's ruling party finds itself in a contrarian position, something which is legendary of its relationship with the Left.

POLITICS

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The political murder of Ishrat Jahan 12 years after her encounter

Both the Congress and BJP have played cat-and-mouse games over the 19-year-old girl’s death.

POLITICS

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Lalit Modi has exposed the rot within BJP

With RSS in damage control, Modi must realise Delhi is not Gujarat where vindictive politics will not see a backlash.

POLITICS

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IIT Madras row: Modi and Rahul must stop shaming Ambedkar

Instead of quoting Babasaheb selectively, our political leaders must at least read his complete works.

POLITICS

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Did Arun Shourie attack Modi at the behest of RSS?

Listen closely to him and you will realise that he is speaking for those who cannot openly express their disillusionment.

POLITICS

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BJP to Janata Parivar: Ambedkar card is out again to woo the Dalit votes in Bihar

On every occasion that the RSS has needed the members of the backward class, they have made a clarion call for Hindu unity.

POLITICS

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Nun rape and church vandalism: The fringe is now mainstream

The attack on the nun is an attack on the entire community that refuses to be cowed down by the diktat of this bunch of terrorists.