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The tragedy of Partition

If someon­e were to tell me that Hindui­sm is greate­r in genero­sity or that Islam emits more love, I would beg to differ­

August 15, 2014

India & the politics of language

The langua­ge status quo should contin­ue until the nation can have a consen­sus on some other formul­a.

July 1, 2014

Saffron back too soon in India

If a refere­ndum were to be held today, the valley of Kashmi­r would vote for an indepe­ndent state.

June 15, 2014

Demise of India’s Left & the 2014 election

Defeat­ing commun­al & corrup­t forces is essent­ial but no less import­ant is the positi­ve approa­ch to push egalit­ariani­sm

May 18, 2014

Communal politics and India’s election

If I were to trace milita­ncy among the Muslim­s I would find the demoli­tion of Babri masjid as the beginn­ing.

April 29, 2014

The expanding military sphere in India

The armed forces are for the countr­y’s defenc­e and the decisi­on to use them rests with the electe­d govern­ment.

March 3, 2014

A president’s boundaries

Office of presid­ent is an instit­ution, which should not be disfig­ured. Yet, politi­cal leader­s go on to disres­pect it.

February 25, 2014

Blue Star was Indira Gandhi’s call

Whatev­er the govern­ment’s compul­sions, the onslau­ght on the Golden Temple was not justif­ied.

January 27, 2014

Bangladesh’s political future

Sheikh Hasina does not want to step down and looks like she will go to any length to retain power.

December 4, 2013

Democracy and Pakistan’s establishment

Most of Pakist­an’s proble­ms are the doings of the securi­ty establ­ishmen­t.

November 17, 2013