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is Visiting Fellow, Observer Research Foundation. Rasheed has authored many books including Neta Abhineta star power in politics; Ballot, 24 Akbar Road and Sonia-A biography. Alumni of St. Stephan and Leicester University

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सन् 1955 की गर्मियों में भारत के प्रथम प्रधानमंत्री जवाहरलाल नेहरू को उनकी खुद की सरकार द्वारा भारत रत्न देने की घोषणा की गई। नेहरू उस वक्त यानी 1955 की जून-जुलाई में यूरोप के दौरे...

Covid-19 crisis: Indian political class needs to band, not to bicker

While it has handled the Corona pandemic well in statistical terms, India’s management of the subsequent migrant laborer crisis and the conduct of Indian political class, has been far from satisfactory. The great Indian ‘tu-tu, main-main’...

Rebooting Ramadan for COVID-19 times: With tech but without Iftar parties

The lockdown edition of Ramadan 2020 in Islamic year of 1441 Hijri offers unique challenges and opportunities. For the first time perhaps, Ramadan in the midst of COVID-19, has a potential of fulfilling many obligations...

‘The ruling class has always manipulated law and jurisprudence to criminalise the subaltern people’

‘Author’ Lalu Prasad Yadav — currently languishing in the Birsa Munda Central Jail in Ranchi — considers himself in the league of Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr, Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar and Mahatma Gandhi, claiming...

Why we need a special law to curb mob lynching

There is an urgent need to bring in a special law to deal with the menace of mob lynching. The special law dealing with the atrocities against the scheduled caste and scheduled tribes — the...

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