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Triumphalism of Ayodhya coverage masked pain of India's largest minority, but hope persists that secularism will outlast hate
India

Triumphalism of Ayodhya coverage masked pain of India's largest minority, but hope persists that secularism will outlast hate

In the run-up to the grand ceremony, there was no acknowledgement of the destruction of lives of fellow citizens, neither by the constitutional Head of State, nor by the ruling party, nor the Opposition, not even by the media

Data protection authority will be a government stooge and weaken personal data bill: Justice BN Srikrishna
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Data protection authority will be a government stooge and weaken personal data bill: Justice BN Srikrishna

Srikrishna was also critical of the government getting free access to citizens’ data.

Uddhav Thackeray's remark on non-Marathi Hindus shows Shiv Sena's desperation to remain relevant
Politics

Uddhav Thackeray's remark on non-Marathi Hindus shows Shiv Sena's desperation to remain relevant

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's remark against non-Marathi Hindus shows that the catchment area for politics of hatred is shrinking in size, demanding an even more narrow and parochial approach to remain relevant

Yakub Memon's funeral: Did the serial blasts convict deserve a hero's farewell?
Politics

Yakub Memon's funeral: Did the serial blasts convict deserve a hero's farewell?

Whether there was valid reason to commute his sentence or not, did Yakub Memon deserve such a hero’s farewell?

Srikrishna emasculates RBI, shifts power to finmin
Business

Srikrishna emasculates RBI, shifts power to finmin

The Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission headed by Justice BN Srikrishna will shift the balance of power from the RBI to the finance ministry.

Army in Bal Thackeray's hands? Perish the thought...
Politics

Army in Bal Thackeray's hands? Perish the thought...

The "cure" that Thackeray prescribes is just as dangerous as the "disease" of Muslim findamentalism. It's a classic instance of how exteremism at one end feeds off hate-mongering at the other end.

Storm rising, Centre must act on Telangana, now
Politics

Storm rising, Centre must act on Telangana, now

There’s no point delaying the inevitable in Andhra Pradesh. Things have reached the breaking point over the separate statehood demand. A quick decision would help the Centre escape bigger trouble.