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General Elections 2019, Hindutva, Secularism, Modi government

What doctor Narendra Modi's Hindutva overdose did to secularism in India

It will remain a no-go zone for the political establishment, even for the Congress.

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Dress Code, Bombay High Court, Bhiwandi college, Hijab

I wear a hijab – why should that veil my right to equality?

It's tragic a student in Mumbai has been unfairly stopped from attending classes, taking exams, for wearing a headscarf.

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Why India's future terrifies me under BJP government

The party is not just Congress plus a cow, but a future that should scare all of us.

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Bofors, Assassination, Death Anniversary, Rajiv Gandhi

Why Rajiv Gandhi's death anniversary also rakes up his blunders in Kashmir, Assam, Punjab

The wrongs that he did continue to haunt not just his legacy or his party but the country itself.

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BJP, Threat to democracy, Secularism, Delhi archbishop

Why I disagree with Delhi Archbishop and his 'pray for 2019' letter

The Indian Christian community is at its worst-ever state of spiritual disarray and vulnerability.

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Narendra Modi, Secularism, Hindutva, Rahul Gandhi

In today's Mahabharata, who would Rahul Gandhi's Krishna be?

When you go up against those who are mighty, you need a guide, an adviser, a well-intended friend beside you.

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Islam, Hurriyat, Army, Ceasefire

Rejection of ceasefire offer in Kashmir shows the Hurriyat’s anti-Islamic face

This article was co-authored by Colonel Vivek Chadha (retd) and Dr Adil Rasheed, research fellows at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.

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 |  Tarar Square |  6-minute read
Facebook, Twitter, Online trolling, Social Media

How Indians and Pakistanis trolled me on Twitter

People are not 280 characters. Don’t be rash to condemn. Think, reflect, decide. Then tweet.

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Mahatma Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Jinnah, Partition

Why Jinnah must be blamed for Partition

Aakar Patel's blog belittles Ambedkar and calls Owaisi a moderate voice of India.

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Congress-jds, Democracy, BJP-RSS, Karnataka Assembly polls

Why I'm seriously worried about this country (and so should you be)

Voting has become a mechanical exercise that gives the illusion of agency and free choice.