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Jatin Gandhi

Jatin Gandhi has covered politics and policy for over a decade now for print, TV and the web. He is Deputy Political Editor at Open.

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India
Jagdish Tytler and the Burden of Proof

Tytler has insisted, since 1984, that there isn’t enough proof to nail him in court. He may not be so lucky in 2012

13 September 2012
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Voices
Who Needs Parliament?

The BJP does an Anna, democracy be damned

30 August 2012
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Voices
Between the Lines

How LK Advani’s latest blog hits the BJP hard

09 August 2012
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India
Dark Nights (and Days)

A Centre powerless in every way can do nothing to stop states from overdrawing electricity

02 August 2012
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Voices
Time to Walk The Talk

The country has grown weary of Rahul Gandhi’s reluctance to play a larger leadership role. About time he quit dithering

27 July 2012
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Books
Nayar’s Believe It or Not

Kuldip Nayar’s memoirs, really a personalised history of contemporary India, are a good read. But his apologies and retractions since its publication do justice neither to his book nor his reputation as a journalist

26 July 2012
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India
Appeasement of All, Justice for None

First Gujarat, then Karnataka. As the BJP succumbs to pressure from one state leader after another, how long can its centre hold?

15 July 2012
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India
As Bad as the Congress

At a time when it should have been making political capital of the UPA government’s woes, why is the BJP just tripping all over itself?

01 June 2012
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Voices
Nonsense and Sensibility

A tale of two Sibals and their worldviews

16 May 2012
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Voices
A Really Stupid Idea

If Rahul’s protégé was acting on her own, he should reconsider how his team operates

04 May 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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