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Chennai – National Capital of Construction Disaster?

  The wall collapse in Thiruvallur on Sunday, killing 11 workers from Andhra Pradesh, seems to confirm the notoriety of the state as the construction disaster capital of India. Every foreign news agency and...

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Subverting Judiciary – Modi-style

Gopal Subramaniam, an eminent lawyer, is denied place in the apex court of the country by a vengeful government. The episode hints at shape of things to come.   Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani once...

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Karnataka : Hub of communal vigilantism ?

Iqbal is a youth in his twenties from a small village in coastal Karnataka. He was reportedly assaulted for “being with a Hindu girl”.  He is too scared to reveal more about his ordeal....

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A remorseful Modi, anyone?

So on the 2nd of June, 2014 ‘pehla wicket padli’ (the first wicket went down), that of one Mohsin Saikh’s – the credit going to the ‘bowling brigade’ of Dhanajay Desai. Now who’s this...

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How to take on the RSS/Rendra

Many would have thought building a Ram mandir at the site where the Babri Masjid had stood till Dec.1992 would be one of the priorities of a parivar regime. But no, they are kicking...

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WHY ARTICLE 370 HAS TO GO

Our valued contributor FOOTPRINTS argues Art.370 of the Indian constitution has to go. No, he is not a parivaarist. But he has his reasons. He denies that Jammu and Kashmir was given a ‘special...