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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...

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Terror Attacks: No Relief For Anyone / Part II

In several countries in the west, the investigating and prosecuting agencies are different, and the latter can shoot down cases where there is not enough corroborative evidence. Here in India the prosecution counsels are...