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Haima Deshpande

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India
Devendra Phadanvis: The Firmly Grounded Politician

A personal and political sketch of the man who, against many odds, has become the chief minister of Maharashtra

28 October 2014
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Long on Sleaze, Short on Duty

The lives of many policemen in Mumbai are riddled with sex, lies and scandals

21 August 2014
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Mercy killing

While the Supreme Court has issued notices to states and union territories seeking their views on legalising passive euthanasia, the families of comatose patients Shruti, Najma and Amit refuse to even discuss the issue. They think they are being unjust to their loved ones

25 July 2014
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Grant Maratha

Does Maharashtra’s dominant social group deserve the quota promised by the state government?

03 July 2014
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The Cub’s Last Roar

To retain his army, Uddhav Thackeray must deliver. He is counting on a BJP wave

01 April 2014
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The Last Shivaji

The great Maratha warrior’s descendant, Chhatrapati Udayanraje Bhosale, faces a credibility crisis

27 February 2014
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Restless Pawar

The ageing Maratha stalwart has everyone guessing which way he will go

11 February 2014
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Raj Thackeray berates Modi for Balasaheb ‘snub’

Criticises Gujaratis for giving nothing to Mumbai

11 February 2014
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The BJP’s Tea Party

With the aid of Modi’s story of his days as a tea vendor, the state party unit has been wooing the chaiwallahs of South Mumbai in earnest

25 December 2013
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India
Why AAP Will Find the Going Tough in Mumbai

Unlike Delhi, Maharashtra has several strong regional parties that command huge support. And Kejriwal’s old friend Anna Hazare is not a big fan of the AAP either

12 December 2013

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 two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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