I find the Arun Jaitley-Markandey Katju spat hugely interesting for it has added value to the ongoing democratic discourse. Read more

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Why is crowd management becoming so difficult in our country, especially in big cities when protesters are from among the increasingly vocal middle classes? Read more

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There are three ways of looking at Britain’s decision to withdraw its decade-old embargo against Narendra Modi’s Gujarat: cynically, seriously and politically. Read more

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If the exit polls come true, the Samajwadi Party will either have the numbers or shall be tantalizingly close to the magic figure of 202 to form a government in Uttar Pradesh. Read more

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Predicting the outcome of elections in Uttar Pradesh hasn’t ever been as difficult as it is this time around. The four-way fight for most of the 400-odd assembly seats has left pollsters and politicians as much confused as clueless. Read more

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Comparisons are odious. But this one seems irresistible without meaning to equate parliamentary democracy in India and Pakistan. Read more

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The BJP needs a new Atal Bihari Vajpayee, not a Narendra Modi struggling to live down a gory past to qualify as Prime Minister. Read more

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I’m sure this post will get the goat of Narendra Modi’s many admirers who visit the site with alarming regularity. Read more

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I respect faith particularly when it concerns other people. This article isn’t therefore meant to mock anybody’s ashtha or belief in the goodness of saints, seers, yoga gurus or spiritual healers they trust and are willing to deify. Read more

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