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Demonetisation - A Political Success

Demonetisation – A Political Success

Everyone has been going round and round in circles, quoting one economist or the other to either prove demonetisation was a success or a monumental failure. Many of us do not realize that we do not need any economist to prove whether demonetisation was a goalpost changing disaster or a[Read More…]

Amidst tensions, appeals for peace brings hope

Amidst tensions, appeals for peace brings hope

The courageous dignity of IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman amidst the Pakistani forces emerged as a beacon of what real valour and pride looks like. Everyone noted the contrast with shrill jingoinsm of the news anchors who had been war mongering and baying for blood for the past few days. The[Read More…]

Opinion: The (Ir)relevance of Apna Dal

The (Ir)relevance of Apna Dal

Another NDA ally Apna Dal is in news, the faction led by Anupriya Patel, of its ongoing negotiations with the Bhartiya Janata Party ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The party has relevance in eastern Uttar Pradesh. However, past electoral performances indicate to party’s irrelevance. Apna Dal was founded by[Read More…]

Voices at the cusp of enlightenment

Voices at the cusp of enlightenment

Fluid identities confined by impermeable boundaries, emboldened by our collective ignorance, we seek to trace the footprints of apostles of yore. Yet, we ignore their fingerprints on our souls; we ignore their simple message of peace; we mute our inner voices. Just because they vow to fight till the end,[Read More…]

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