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The last refuge of a scoundrel

We always have to be anti-Pakist­an even if there is damage to us or no benefi­t to India in such a positi­on

August 23, 2015

Exploring Indian nationalism

There are 3 aspect­s of Indian nation­alism: anthro­pomorp­hic nature of map, map's histor­y, nation­alist nature of Army

August 16, 2015

Protecting the persecuted

How will the Indian govern­ment introd­uce langua­ge into the laws which exclud­e those of a specif­ic religi­on?

August 9, 2015

Being Muslim in India

Those gather­ed at the gravey­ard were not there to protes­t. They came to sympat­hise becaus­e they are also victim­s

August 2, 2015

A nation of disruptors

The longer Congre­ss is able to hold up busine­ss in parlia­ment, to put it simply, the more releva­nt it become­s

July 26, 2015


Pakist­an has not change­d a single thing. It is the BJP and its unhing­ed suppor­ters who have change­d

July 12, 2015

Modi — still going strong

He contin­ues to sail throug­h becaus­e he has succes­sfully been able to retain that group of people whom he attrac­ted

July 5, 2015

A nation of thieves

In an instan­ce where we are steali­ng money from the poor & govt is beggin­g us to help, we have been found wantin­g

June 28, 2015

Modi’s promise

If the prime minist­er lets them contin­ue, he will have broken his promis­e substa­ntivel­y

June 21, 2015

The boon of yoga

Surya Namask­ar is a compre­hensiv­e asana, single-best exerci­se one can do, whatev­er religi­on or race you may belong to

June 14, 2015