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The grand Polarisation Game

There is no mistaking a new sense of urgency in the BJP and the larger Sangh parivar. The results in the Gujarat elections 

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Bring civility back to public life

In any civilised country, Yogi Adityanath would have been in jail, or at least facing serious hate speech charges that the authorities

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Silence of the Lions

The united front presented by members of the film fraternity against the capricious decision-making and large number of cuts ordered by the Central Board 

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National Icons Are Not Beyond Satire

There is a wonderful clip on YouTube in which a young singer, Sugandha Mishra, imitates the melody queen Lata Mangeshkar. She gets the voice and ...

Rebooting the Republic

The choice of President Francois Hollande as the chief guest for India’s Republic Day celebration is an interesting one. India invites a head of government ...

No laughing matter

To fully understand the import of Kiku Sharda’s arrest for allegedly insulting the so-called godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Insaan, one has to consider that the ...

No laughing matter

To fully understand the import of Kiku Sharda’s arrest for allegedly insulting the so-called godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Insaan, one has to consider that the ...

Picking on SRK Was Such a Dumb Idea

The actor is in a stratosphere all his own, way beyond issues of religious identity, and targeting him is politically counterproductive. But the sangh’s instinctive ...

Beating the BJP at its Hindutva Game

The Dussehra speech of the founder and life-long supremo of the Shiv Sena, Bal Thackeray, used to be a major event in Mumbai’s political calendar. ...

Destroying Nehru’s Legacy Won’t Be So Easy

What is it about the Nehru parivar that so bothers the Sangh parivar? Why do Sanghis – from the grandees of the BJP and its ...