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Bihar Elections
Bihar’s ‘Shatranj’ Election

Electoral politics in Bihar provides a much needed dose of oxygen for a critical patient…

Dalit
Of Muslim and Dalit Lives in Yogi’s UP

Long before Boolgarhi village in Hathras, there was Bisada village in Dadri. Exactly five years…

Hate is in the Air
Hate is in the Air

Covid 19 is not the only virus stalking the nation. Hate is in the air…

Sushant Singh Rajput
Sushant-Rhea case: We are all part of a circus

For several weeks now, the obituary of tv news has been written by many media…

Of Dynasts and Democrats
Of Dynasts and Democrats

In the aftermath of  the ‘letter bomb’ in the Congress that didn’t quite  explode, there…

From Ayodhya to Mumbai and back

Doordarshan’s recent boast that its live coverage of  the Ram Temple bhumi pujan saw record…

Kamal Nath Exclusive: Congress U-Turn Ahead Of Ayodhya Ram Temple Bhumi Pujan?
Kamal Nath Exclusive: Congress U-Turn Ahead Of Ayodhya Ram Temple Bhumi Pujan?

A day ahead of the Ram mandir bhoomi pujan in Ayodhya, former Madhya Pradesh Chief…

‘New’ BJP: from value based to ‘high value’

In Indian politics, where you stand depends on where you sit. The latest instance of …

Sachin Pilot, Father and son: a tale of two Pilots
Father and son: a tale of two Pilots

Long before Sachin Pilot, there was his equally charming father Rajesh Pilot. In 1997, Pilot…

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Enter the Dragon: Ladakh Exposes Limits of Modi’s China Outreach

Of the many ‘achievements’ of prime minister Narendra Modi that his supporters like to routinely…