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Malegaon
India  /  Published 21.11.19

Why Shah is holier than Modi

If “to err is human and to forgive divine”, Amit Shah has turned out to be holier than Narendra Modi.The Shah-headed BJP has nominated Pragya Thakur to the parliamentary consultative panel on defe...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.05.19

Modi's reaction to Thakur's remark: comic irony

Terrorism has a habit of turning round and biting its handlers. Not that the prime minister has been bitten too hard, but Pragya Singh Thakur’s assertion that Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi’s kill...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.19

If the US declares giraffes endangered does it matter?

Sir — The United States of America could soon declare giraffes an endangered species. But will that help the cause of these gentle giants, who, scientists believe, are undergoing a silent extinction...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 23.04.19

Bombings rekindle painful memories in Sri Lanka

Irony can be cruel. The spirit of terror was resurrected on Easter Sunday — the paradox is unmistakable — in Sri Lanka, claiming the lives of over 200 people. Among the dead were Indians as well a...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 22.04.19

Ex-DGPs condemn Pragya

Eight former directors-general of police have jointly condemned terror accused and BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur’s “despicable and regrettable” comment on the late police officer Hemant Kark...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 29.04.19

In Ajmer, BJP faces questions on Pragya

Mohammed Mustaqim, a khadim (priest) at the Ajmer Sharif dargah in Rajasthan, still “shudders” when he remembers the explosion at the Sufi shrine in October 2007 that killed three people and injur...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in Ajmer

India  /  Published 25.04.19

Ex-officials request BJP to drop Pragya from contest

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.19

All that's left in the BJP's toolbox: Hindutva

Sir — In a recent interview, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, said that he felt a “sense of responsibility”. But by fielding “Sadhvi” Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon b...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 22.04.19

The Modi regime bares its saffron fangs

For the religious Hindu, saffron is the colour of sacrifice, of piety, of renunciation. For proponents of political Hindutva — the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Bharatiya Janata Party, Vishwa Hindu P...
By Manini Chatterjee in


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