Articles by Aakar Patel
Mar 24, 2019
EC should make it easier to contest Lok Sabha polls, losing deposit discourages some from entering frayWe would do well to encourage all Indians to participate in democracy
Mar 16, 2019
Why New Zealand shooter's Islamophobia is unfounded: History shows European settlers were worst oppressorsNew Zealand terrorist attack: It is this European colonisation that around the world produced gun laws that allowed people, meaning White settlers, to keep firearms, ostensibly for their defence
Mar 10, 2019
Indus Valley Civilisation continues to provide crucial insight into Indians' ancestors and their lifestylesTill the 1920s, Indians did not know about the existence of the Indus Valley Civilisation.
Mar 02, 2019
Preoccupation with putting screws to Pakistan shows India lacking in global ambition, visionAs long as we fix Pakistan in some way we are happy. We have not really fixed them, but that is a separate matter.
Feb 23, 2019
Pulwama attack: Sporting boycott of Pakistan must be part of larger strategy; random displays of anger will hurt IndiaIf India decide that a sporting boycott of Pakistan is necessary, it should be part of a larger strategy that ultimately results in what they want: an end to cross-border terrorism.
Feb 16, 2019
Pulwama attack couldn't have been executed by JeM without extensive support, may be harbinger of things to comeThat the Jaish was able to pull off the Pulwama attack means several people other than the suicide bomber who took part in the attack are still around and want to harm us.
Feb 10, 2019
NSA invoked in MP over cow slaughter: Laws in India prone to religious misinterpretation, just like in PakistanArticle 48 of our Constitution has trapped India just like Article 28 has trapped Pakistan.
Feb 03, 2019
Budget 2019: Govt's scheme to provide Rs 6,000 cash transfer to small farmers a result of rising unemploymentThe government’s announcement of a scheme to give small farmers Rs 6,000 cash per year is seen as a brilliant move that will reap political benefits in May.
Jan 27, 2019
Arun Jaitley advises CBI to steer clear of 'adventurism', but finance minister doesn't practise what he preachesFinance Minister Arun Jaitley is upset because he believes the CBI action against ICICI Bank is "investigative adventurism", not a "professional investigation".
Jan 21, 2019
SC verdict on Maharashtra dance bars challenges notions of morality essential for how as a State we view womenThe Supreme Court judges ruled that the State could regulate, but not prohibit