NEW DELHI: There have been few Vice President, let alone Presidents of India, who have earned the kind of respect Hamid Ansari has over the last ten years. Appointed as a consensus candidate of the Congress and the Left---although .. Read More

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IS CORRUPTION ONLY FINANCIAL?

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A great deal is being made out by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the Bharatiya Janata Party about the financial corruption of the Rashtriya Janata Dal Yadavs. And how in a bid to preserve his image, his commitment to a honest government, an... Read More

SHEER GUTS: THE NEW DALIT LEADERS, AND MAYAWATI

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It has been decades since India has seen the emergence of new Dalit leaders. The few that did show their faces long after Independence were either a chip off the old Brahminical block and were quickly coopted by the system playing politics accordi... Read More

THIS SYSTEMIC ANNIHILATION OF THE OPPOSITION DOES NOT SPELL WELL FOR DEMOCRACY

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The BJP has declared war on all Opposition leaders who refuse to kow tow beyond a point. It has been a systematic gunning down of certain political leaders who have taken a strong position against the government at the centre, on charg... Read More

INDIA SPEAKS 'NOT IN MY NAME', EVEN IF THE OPPOSITION HAS LOST ITS VOICE

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Two persons--- a filmmaker and an activist---set the ball rolling and its become a toofan of sorts. A stunned nation greeted the brutal lynching of 15 year old Junaid in a train compartment, while his brothers just about escaped the same fate, wit... Read More

INDIA SPEAKS 'NOT IN MY NAME', EVEN IF THE OPPOSITION HAS LOST ITS VOICE

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Two persons--- a filmmaker and an activist---set the ball rolling and its become a toofan of sorts. A stunned nation greeted the brutal lynching of 15 year old Junaid in a train compartment, while his brothers just about escaped the same fate, wit... Read More

WANTED! A PRESIDENT WHO WILL NURTURE THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

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The Constitution provides for a President who is bound by the advice of the Prime Minister and his Council of Ministers, and yet has the space to take a position on aberrations that s/he sees to be in violation of the document that binds and unite... Read More

NDTV AND THE GOVERNMENT

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NEW DELHI: As news of the early morning raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation on NDTV raced through the social media journalists phone lines started buzzing, as each tried to make sense of this move by the central governmen... Read More

NDTV AND THE GOVERNMENT

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NEW DELHI: As news of the early morning raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation on NDTV raced through the social media journalists phone lines started buzzing, as each tried to make sense of this move by the central governmen... Read More

NDTV AND THE GOVERNMENT

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NEW DELHI: As news of the early morning raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation on NDTV raced through the social media journalists phone lines started buzzing, as each tried to make sense of this move by the central governmen... Read More

ADITYANATH SHATTERS LAW AND ORDER IN UTTAR PRADESH

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Since Adityanath has become the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the law and order situation has deteriorated at alarming speed in the state. UP has been afflicted by a spate of murder, rapes and robberies since the saffron clad priest of Gorakhna... Read More

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