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The Swaraj and Sitharaman example

'Two powerful men shaking hands with two powerful women as equals. This photograph made me very happy,' says Aakar Patel.   IMAGE: United States Secretary of Defence James Mattis, US Secretary......

Kerala should not be denied foreign aid

'To deny our people help in the time of their greatest need is cruelty,' says Aakar Patel, winner of the 2018 Prem Bhatia Award for Political Reporting.   IMAGE: A woman weeps as she holds her......

Kumar Gandharva is a companion for all time

'I doubt very much if I will ever move on from his music, as I have from so much else through the years,' says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com In 1980 or so, when I was around......

Will hanging rapists stop rape?

'The death penalty exists in India for murderers. Is it a deterrent and does it stop murders?' asks Aakar Patel. A child at a protest against the rape of an eight-year-old child in Kathua, Jammu......

What does the nation get out of the CBI?

'What does the nation get out of the CBI's fabulous infrastructure? Very little that is useful,' says Aakar Patel. Photograph: Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters The Central Bureau of Investigation is our......

Why do fire extinguishers attract 28% GST?!

'In a nation where safety standards are the lowest in the world, why make compliance expensive?' asks Aakar Patel.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Once again, indirect taxes were lowered on......

Why note ban failure won't affect Modi

'You can accuse him of many things, but one thing you cannot accuse him of is being bad at politics,' says Aakar Patel. Last week, I spoke to a group of students, about 1,000 in a large hall, in a......

Bullet train costs 3 times more than India's health budget

The vanity project, of absolutely no use to most Indians, will suck money that could be used for health and education, says Aakar Patel. (This column is being repromoted as Prime Minister Narendra......

India in England salutes Test cricket

The England-India series has brought the bowler back into what has been turned into a batsman's game, says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Jasprit Bumrah celebrates after taking Keaton Jennings's wicket in......

Will India feature in the 2022 World Cup?

'Many of us hope that India will soon play well enough to be part of truly global sporting tournaments like the football World Cup and the Olympics,' says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Never before seen......

Why India's cricket teams struggle abroad

'Do we want batsmen that can destroy records in Wankhede and Eden Gardens but cannot last a couple of overs against an average South African attack?' asks Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Hardik Pandya and......

Why can't Sreesanth play for another country?

'None of us has the right to tell Sreesanth what to do with his career and it is childish to expect him to hold the torch of our bogus cricket patriotism,' says Aakar Patel. IMAGE: S Sreesanth......
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Amnesty India calls for end to ED's 'smear campaign'

New Delhi : Amnesty India has alleged that a deliberate attempt has been made by the government to tarnish the reputation of the human rights... ...

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What we need for India to become truly great

Unless Indians learn to speak freely and fearlessly, 'true greatness will elude this nation, no matter how brilliant the individual at the helm may... ...

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What the hounding of Ram Guha tells us about India

'What sort of India do we want?''The sort where things that some find unpalatable should not be said or an India where things that some find... ...

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What I learnt when the government raided my office

'Almost exclusively, their interest was in the work that we were doing that they thought of as being "anti-national". One of them even used that... ...

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Amnesty dubs ED 'raid' assault on civil society

Bengaluru: Amnesty International India on Friday dubbed the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) 'raid' on its head office here on Thursday an assault on... ...

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