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The demise of India’s Congress party

End of Congre­ss may not be good for India as it provid­es an ideolo­gical platfo­rm with pronou­nced secula­r creden­tials

October 27, 2014

Communalism in Kashmir

Commun­alism has taken over, and the atmosp­here of secula­rism is, by and large, a memory of the past in Kashmi­r

September 14, 2014

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