opinion

Free Julian Assange now!

  Assange has done the world a favour by revealing the hypocrisy of policymakers.   Policymakers in India are not known for backbone, else then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would have offered asylum to Julian Assange when the founder of....Read More

Cool Breeze: Scribe Attack

  Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has already begun crafting the Congress comeback in the Assembly elections slated next year. But, so has another challenger, the Aam Aadmi Party’s Arvind Kejriwal. And the Captain may have reason to....Read More

A friend of India wins in Taiwan

  Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in 2014, the image of India in East Asia has risen to the status of a Great Power.   TAIPEI: Unlike Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Indira Gandhi, Benazir Bhutto or Sheikh Hasina, the....Read More

The Tyranny of Caste

  Rohith’s caste is being challenged and protest is being countered on the ground that he was not a Dalit   Death made Rohith escape the torture he felt at the hands of individuals but he could not escape caste.....Read More

The Achilles Heel

Why Hyderabad continues to simmer over Rohith Vemula   Despite episodic interventions by BJP’s top leadership on Rohith Vemula’s suicide, political agitation at Hyderabad University has refused to subside. What the Centre dismissed as a local episode turned out to....Read More

Mehbooba’s Silence

Jammu and Kashmir has gone under President's rule because PDP has not taken a call to form a government.  The consistency of political engagement at regional level in India at best has been ephemeral and PDP is a shining example....Read More

Dadri to Malda: Secularist partisanship debases secularism

    National interest should guide the award-wapsi crowd, at all times. VOTE BANK CONSIDERATIONS Dadri is some 50 kilometers from Delhi. Malda over 1,500. But that cannot be the only reason why Malda has not entered national consciousness. Dadri....Read More

Mehbooba dithers, BJP shivers

    The truth is that the BJP and Sangh leaders have been unable to fathom the Kashmiri mind. People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti’s delay in finalising her next course of action is giving sleepless nights to several....Read More

Chief Justice Thakur, protect freedom of speech

  Supreme Court needs to assume the responsibility of ensuring that the people of India enjoy freedoms that are the birthright of those born in a democracy. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India T.S. Thakur is known among....Read More

BJP’s forgotten truth: Perception trumps reality

  It is a wonder that Bollywood has yet to wake up to the star in its midst. The Hyderabad University ABVP student, who initiated a series of complaints which finally claimed the life of Rohith Vemula spoke about a....Read More

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Gaurav Upreti

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Vineet Sharma

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