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Manohar Parikkar: the original ‘Aam aadmi’ neta

In December 2013, the entire national media was in a tizzy over Arvind Kejriwal and…

When Pak-bashing becomes an Indian Election Issue

When Narendra Modi is on the campaign trail in his ‘janmabhoomi’ of Gujarat, his rabble-rousing…

Open Letter to Imran Khan

I write this with sadness as much as anger. Yes, like every Indian citizen, I…

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Tracking India in the Modi era – The-Ken Interview

“When sensation has replaced sense or noise has replaced news, you know, you feel—I don’t…

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Five Things we learnt in a No-Confidence Motion

1. Pappu can Hug Saala: this was never so much a No Confidence Motion (NCM)…

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Sport Knows No Caste But…..

Few issues agitate Indians as much as caste. So when soon after France’s win at…

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The Mumbai Story that Must be Told

Since everyone – or almost everyone – seems to have a Sanjay Dutt story to…

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The Karnataka ‘nataka’: ten takeaways

15th May 2018 will go down in history as a day when Indian politics rewrote…

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Battle for Karnataka : Ten Takeaways

Battle for Karnataka : ten takeaways. Ten days in Karnataka over two extended trips still…

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The end of a love affair

I am not quite sure when I first fell in love with cricket but the…