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  • Words of matter

    19-10-2018 21:07:00

    The question is why use the term 'honour killing' in headlines and news reports when both these words are easily translatable

  • Why the Bhaiyyas are leaving Gujarat

    11-10-2018 23:06:00

    In the last 30 years, Gujaratis have been made to focus on collective identity and collective punishment

  • One nation, one man

    05-10-2018 23:42:00

    When we look around us, there is no change in the India of today over the India of 2014

  • Stain showing on the white kurta

    27-09-2018 21:55:00

    Two questions - that the PM's intervention made the Rafale costlier, and that an Ambani benefited - will not vanish easily

  • A fitting tribute

    21-09-2018 21:39:00

    What makes him compelling is his ability to cut directly through and address the banality and the ordinariness of hatred

  • Citizens' manifesto for political parties

    14-09-2018 00:34:00

    We need to engage with the democratic process and demand that we be treated as a free people, not a subject race

  • Reaffirming liberal triumphs

    07-09-2018 21:15:00

    What is today seen as normal will be seen a few years from now as totally savage

  • When the State expresses outrage

    30-08-2018 22:18:00

    The world has been conned into believing that India has the rule of law. Of course, it doesn't

  • Testing India's talent

    25-08-2018 01:04:00

    The England- India series to me has been riveting because it has brought the bowler back into what has been turned into a batsman's game

  • The quality of our independence

    16-08-2018 22:59:00

    Activism of any sort and human rights work in particular is not encouraged in India, and it is almost never safe

  • Britain's lone walk

    10-08-2018 21:57:00

    A clean Brexit means that the UK will have to go back to the World Trade Organization and then set up from zero

  • Akhand Bharat and its actual contents

    02-08-2018 23:39:00

    The ease with which 4 million people have been termed 'illegal' without any resistance from the rest of us is deeply disturbing

  • A Chhattisgarh diary

    27-07-2018 22:05:00

    Raipur station is clean: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan? I ask someone but they say it's always been clean

  • In Kashmir, India should focus on handling the people, not Pakistan

    20-07-2018 05:57:00

    The Kashmir issue is no longer the dispute it once was. The Indian policy should centre around handling people rather than Pakistan

  • What makes a saint?

    13-07-2018 21:23:00

    Indians use fancy titles to project their holiness. That is why Adityanath uses the prefix 'Yogi' and Das uses 'Acharya'