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Pinarayi Vijayan: A Marxist in the Marketplace

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Pinarayi Vijayan chants a new development mantra—and brooks no distraction. The Kerala Chief Minister in conversation with Open

Arvind Kejriwal: The Reckoning

Spying, splurge, nepotism and more from the secret core of the Kejriwal regime

The Lady Vanquishes

Liberating Jayalalithaa from the image trap

AAP: The Pornography of Power

How AAP has vacated the space it once owned as a moral alternative to politics-as-usual

IAS: The House Slaves of India

Why IAS officers refuse to win a cricket match against a chief minister

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed: A Life In Full

The late bloomer Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (1936–2016) leaves behind a legacy of reconciliation. Make use of it

The Return of Rage

Discontent in Kashmir deepens as the PDP-BJP government loses its way

Kerala’s Dog-Culling Order

The count of dogbite cases has gone up from 1,600 in 2014 to 40,000 in just the past eight months, with most victims being joggers and minors

Lalu and Rabri

The marriage of two former chief ministers


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