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In The Dark Of His Troubles

In The Dark Of His Troubles

Feb 04, 2016

The text of Rohith Vemula’s suicide note holds the key to understanding his death. It doesn’t speak like those who claim to speak for him.

Is Anything More Corrupt Than A Govt Buying MPs?

Is Anything More Corrupt Than A Govt Buying MPs?

Sep 23, 2011

Sadly, the discourse on fighting corruption is being ridden the wrong way

A Chennai Overture

A Chennai Overture

May 27, 2011

Jaya’s invitation to Modi dispels an ‘untouchability’ myth

Pretty Prose And Guns From Cloud Cuckoo Land

Pretty Prose And Guns From Cloud Cuckoo Land

Oct 01, 2010

Arundhati’s diatribes against the Indian State ignore the freedom it offers

Counting Backwards

Counting Backwards

Jun 26, 2010

A caste census will only reinforce a reality we’re trying to outgrow

Let Sleeping Gods Lie

Let Sleeping Gods Lie

Nov 15, 2008

The Church's 'harvest of souls' policy has led us to this foul juncture

What It Means To Live Under The Airless Veil

What It Means To Live Under The Airless Veil

Feb 16, 2008

Islamic orthodoxy is a blight on our enlightened times. Why no protests?

Who's Afraid Of The BJP?

Who's Afraid Of The BJP?

Sep 22, 2007

The UPA and secularists. Why else would they worry after this blooper?

Hooghly Meets Volga

Hooghly Meets Volga

Mar 24, 2007

The Stalinist streak is back in the CPI(M), a throttled media is added proof

Maoists Are No Maoris!

Maoists Are No Maoris!

Sep 02, 2006

Salwa Judum is an indigenous answer to the imported problem of Maoism

The Two-Regiment Theory

The Two-Regiment Theory

Mar 04, 2006

The forces are our last bastion against communalism. Can anyone contest it?

Hanged Before Hearing

Hanged Before Hearing

Nov 27, 2004

The Outlook report on the Shankaracharya illustrates its double standards

Grace Marks, Please

Grace Marks, Please

Jun 05, 2004

The NDA didn't lose to the Congress. It was the system that beat us.

Mughlai Paranthas

Mughlai Paranthas

Mar 27, 2004

The secularist lens may project a selective view of medieval history, but facts speak otherwise

A National Low Cal Debate

A National Low Cal Debate

Feb 07, 2004

Why is the Outlook for India so grey when, with the same indicators, Calcutta is so bright and shiny? Can't feelgood take a right turn instead of left?

The Mother Principle

The Mother Principle

Nov 22, 2003

An evangelist is Calcutta's mascot, even though more authentic figures abound

Do Skeletons Have A Soul?

Do Skeletons Have A Soul?

Nov 01, 2003

Hindus are notoriously poor learners of history's stern reckonings. Chandraprakash Dwivedi's film 'Pinjar' is only a reminder of this grim truth.

On An Ancestral Trek

On An Ancestral Trek

Aug 23, 2003

A Punjabi adage: one who hasn't seen Lahore hasn't been born. A birthday boy's account.

Results From The Lab

Results From The Lab

Dec 21, 2002

The secularists will spin theories which they had laboured to establish in the post-Godhra carnage. But to me, it was a vote against the paradigm of blind hate which the secularists had arduously crafted against the Sangh parivar.

Healing Achilles Heel

Healing Achilles Heel

Oct 26, 2002

It's argued that Gujarat should be immune to violence since it's the land of Gandhi. But let's not forget it's also the land of Jinnah.

The Hindu Soul In Search Of Its Body

The Hindu Soul In Search Of Its Body

Sep 21, 2002

Contrary to what the Left insinuates, Hinduism can't exist sans Hindutva, says Balbir K. Punj

Dissimulation In Words And In Images

Dissimulation In Words And In Images

Jun 29, 2002

A section of the media will peddle lies and destroy reputations for fame, says Balbir K. Punj

Fiddling With Facts As Gujarat Burns

Fiddling With Facts As Gujarat Burns

May 18, 2002

The Roys in the media are harming India with half-truths and worse, says Balbir K. Punj

Fiddling With Facts As Gujarat Burns

Fiddling With Facts As Gujarat Burns

May 18, 2002

The Roys in the media are harming India with half-truths and worse, says Balbir K. Punj

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