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Amit Baruah

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India
Spend Here, Save There

How the government had you fooled with its new austerity drive

25 September 2013
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India
Visa Vexation

Why must India and Pakistan rely on Western reports for news on each other?

04 July 2013
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India
India’s Jumpy Jingoists

The perils of getting carried away with high-pitched rhetoric against China

02 May 2013
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India
Lunacy is Not Policy

An irrational stance on the 2009 suffering of Tamils in Sri Lanka will do no good

20 March 2013
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India
Spare Us Your Shame, Mr. Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to Amritsar was a poor scrawl in the visitors book of a country that has dealt surprisingly well with its colonial past.

21 February 2013
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India
“Modi can be finished only in the political arena”

Autorickshaw drivers know the way to Sanjiv Bhatt’s house in Memnagar, Ahmedabad. It currently resembles a campaign office as Shweta Bhatt, the IPS officer’s wife, gears up for electoral battle against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Outside, a motley group of cops shuffles about with no obvious purpose. Inside, between many phone calls, the man who has taken on Modi, tells Amit Baruah that he has gone beyond thinking about the personal consequences of his actions. Excerpts from the conversation

08 December 2012
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India
‘No Compromise on Leading Rebellions’

CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat on the difficulties his party faces in the 2011 West Bengal Assembly election, the threat from Maoists and his error in allowing the UPA government to negotiate a safeguards agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency in November 2007.

12 November 2009

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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