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Jawed Naqvi

Parched before the arriving rains

T.S. Eliot and Arundhati Roy gave us two months of the calendar year — April and May — to ponder. Published May 23, 2017 01:13am

The complexion of a new culture

How was Tulsidas to ever know that one day avid champions of Rama would have a foolish complex about being dark-skinned? Updated May 16, 2017 09:54am

Televised myth of a Modi wave

Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani had described the spine of the Indian media aptly. “Indira Gandhi had asked them to bend. Published May 02, 2017 03:25am

As Faiz would exhort his friends

Having diagnosed the ailment, the Indian opposition needs to get down to the business at hand. Published Apr 25, 2017 06:59am

The anomalous rise of Mr Kejriwal

Unlike the flashy Trump, Kejriwal is a middle-class family man, happy with his vegetarian meal and cough syrup. Published Apr 18, 2017 01:38am

Will the real Rahul stand up?

Hindutva is not about banning beef and targeting ‘love jihad’. It is more insidious than that. Updated Apr 11, 2017 11:07am

Wading forward into the past

We have chosen to accept the route, willy-nilly, of vigilante squads and Hindutva zealots swarming through Nehru’s India Published Apr 04, 2017 04:16am

Saffron storm, hard cash

If religious fascism is staring down India’s throat, there’s someone financing it. Updated Mar 28, 2017 08:04am

Were there EVMs in the 1930s?

Electronic voting machines, like all other machines, are prone to errors and malfunctioning. Published Mar 21, 2017 06:41am