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Rahul Pandita

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India
Clueless in Dharmanagri

Alienated Muslims seek refuge in conspiracy theories, while aimless Hindu youth look up to Ramlalla, the deity BJP owes its rise to

22 June 2009
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World
Cheers for Fears

There are troubling signs in triumphalist Sri Lanka that the Tamil issue is not any closer to resolution

18 June 2009
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Cinema
Zero Bridge

A film about contemporary daily life in Kashmir is creating waves in film festivals around the globe

16 June 2009
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Books
The Long Bore

The story is about the author’s father who travels down memory lane beginning from pre-Partition Hindustan, and everything else afterward

13 June 2009
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World
The Ticking Belly Bulge

Dayalan was ten when he joined the LTTE’s suicide attack squad. His story, and of other underage soldiers like him, serves us a grim reminder of the depths the human condition can descend to. Even in this day

09 June 2009
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India
Gandhigiri in Kashmir

For the first time, a prominent separatist leader is contesting the polls. Sajjad Lone’s inspiration may lie in the non-violent struggle waged by the people of Bomai, a small village in his constituency

06 June 2009
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World
Taliban at the Gates

A real menace. More of these fighters have slipped into Kashmir than first thought

30 May 2009
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India
Lost Lives and Blank Ballots

In terror-afflicted Kashmir, the tragedy-stricken will vote only if it helps them come to terms with their acute sense of loss

30 May 2009

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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