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Hartosh Singh Bal

Hartosh Singh Bal turned from the difficulty of doing mathematics to the ease of writing on politics. Unlike mathematics all this requires is being less wrong than most others who dwell on the subject.

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How the Punjab Police Invented a Terror Outfit

After two deaths, tainted reputations and a final acquittal, a court awards Rs 10 lakh in compensation

06 March 2013
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India
To Seize a Mosque, Invent a University

As elections in MP approach, the Sangh Parivar is invoking Goddess Saraswati to lay claim to the Kamal Maula Masjid in Dhar

20 February 2013
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Voices
In Defence of Katju

On facts, he is on much sounder footing than Arun Jaitley

20 February 2013
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Voices
No Balls, No Freedom

Those who speak for liberal values must also stand up and fight for them

06 February 2013
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Voices
Is This Really What We Deserve?

Rahul Gandhi too, like the other Nehru-Gandhi eminences, sees the Republic as an extension of the family

23 January 2013
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Shut up, Sushma

There are some issues that must remain above partisan politics or populism, and this is one of them

16 January 2013
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Voices
Those Who Do Not Want to Bury Modi

Commentators warming up to Modi forget that his decade in power has seen the logic of the 2002 violence pursued by other means

26 December 2012
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Voices
The Cult of NaMo

For millions, reality does not seem to count

19 December 2012
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Voices
Stuff and Nonsense on 2G

The figures for the loss are not illusory, the hype against the CAG is

02 December 2012
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Living
A Traveller’s Tale

As a hill station, Pachmarhi has more on offer than its hyped Himalayan counterparts. And it is a little less overrun by tourists

18 November 2012

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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