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Apr 12, 2019
BJP struggles to assuage hurt Dalit pride in Gujarat's Junagarh; Una flogging incident still haunts partyThe Dalits are disappointed with the BJP, its state leaders and also Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not standing up for them after the Una incident.
Mar 14, 2019
Priyanka Gandhi's meet with Chandrashekhar Azad not just courtesy call, but strategy of escalation with BSP isn't smart movePriyanka is making a statement – one that Rahul Gandhi, her brother and Congress president, has made before. We are prepared to fly solo, where we must. Trying to bring Azad onside is of a piece with the Congress’s strategy to incorporate young activism-driven leaders – think Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel and Alpesh Thakore.
Feb 13, 2019
'I want to be free, not a nut and bolt of the state': Principal of Gujarat college who resigned over Jignesh Mevani rowHemantkumar Shah, principal of HK Arts College who resigned over a Jignesh Mevani controversy, speaks about the state of education institutes and academic freedom in Gujarat.
Feb 04, 2019
Will the Mamata Banerjee versus Centre battle end up uniting opposition parties against BJP even more?From Rahul Gandhi to Omar Abdullah, from Arvind Kejriwal to Sharad Pawar, the length and breadth of India's regional political forces seem to have latched on to the lucrative pre-poll situation presented by Mamata's protests following a CBI team's visit to question the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar for his alleged involvement in a chit fund scam.
Dec 29, 2018
'My support will be to the people': Jignesh Mevani on being asked about support for Rahul Gandhi's candidature for PMDalit rights activist Jignesh Mevani on Saturday was evasive when asked about his stand on Rahul Gandhi.
Dec 28, 2018
Bhima-Koregaon violence: Ahead of first anniversary of clashes, Pune Police on alert to prevent untoward incidentsViolence had marred the bicentenary celebration of the battle of Bhima-Koregaon and its repercussions had haunted Maharashtra for the next few months.
Oct 02, 2018
Jignesh Mevani meets Mamata Banerjee, urges her to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls together to fight BJPJignesh Mevani on Monday called on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and urged all "pro-poor progressive forces" to keep aside their ideological differences.
Sep 25, 2018
TIFF 2018: Anand Patwardhan’s Vivek is an exhaustive commentary on a diminishing democracyVivek, divided into eight chapters, is an exhaustive commentary on the way an orthodox, militant and right-wing Hinduism has taken over every bastion of democratic thought in India.
Aug 31, 2018
Arrests made in Bhima Koregaon raids attempt to 'overturn Constitution': Rights groups call for action against Maharashtra PoliceThe arrests of the five activists, in a nationwide crackdown on Tuesday, highlights the violation of all due procedures and is a mockery of the legal system, said a joint statement signed by over 30 civil society groups.
Jul 18, 2018
Rahul Gandhi’s grand ‘I am the Congress’ tweet fools nobody, people know politics is not a game for the piousThe Congress’ political trajectory since the 70s followed a course that tapped the social fault lines.