DAVID DEVADAS

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AAP's use of Hindu symbolism is a sign of the times

AAP's use of Hindu symbolism is a sign of the times

Rediff.com14 Feb 2020

As the campaign peaked, AAP leaders evidently realised they had to deflect their chief opponent's attempts to polarise the electorate over religious identity, explains David Devadas.

Many questions about rogue cop Davinder Singh

Many questions about rogue cop Davinder Singh

Rediff.com29 Jan 2020

Why did RA&W hire a man with a questionable record, wonders David Devadas.

Communication blockade strikes at the heart of Kashmiri life

Communication blockade strikes at the heart of Kashmiri life

Rediff.com3 Sep 2019

'Those who have not lived and imbibed the social and cultural patterns of Kashmir cannot quite fathom the importance of inter-personal communication in Kashmiri society,' says David Devadas.

Govt's arguments valid, but have little to do with Article 370

Govt's arguments valid, but have little to do with Article 370

Rediff.com16 Aug 2019

A lot of the factors towards which the government has pointed to justify its moves on Jammu and Kashmir are in fact valid. Only, most of them have little to do with Article 370, says David Devadas.

Undoing Jammu and Kashmir's integration

Undoing Jammu and Kashmir's integration

Rediff.com7 Aug 2019

The new legislation on J&K puts a cloud over the state's constitution, through which the state became `an integral part' of India, says David Devadas.

The Dragon in the Valley

The Dragon in the Valley

Rediff.com17 Jul 2017

It has been obvious that the Sino-Pak axis would conspire to weaken India's sovereignty in Jammu and Kashmir, if not wrest Kashmir, says David Devadas.

It's time for the government to cut its losses

It's time for the government to cut its losses

Rediff.com4 Mar 2016

'In order to restore things to even keel, the government would be very well advised to cut its current political losses and work towards healing wounds across the nation. It still has its work cut out. It will have to work very hard to repair the political damage among Dalit and tribal communities,' says David Devadas.