Attacks on Uttar Pradeshi and Bihari migrants in Maharashtra

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Updated: More Shiv Sena(?) and police #WTFuckery

Here is an update from Facebook. Shiv-Sainiks were ransacking a small hotel in Versova and my maid’s kid, along with 5 friends, heard about it and went over to the hotel to see what had happened. By the time they got there, the Shiv-Sainiks were gone and police had arrived. With no-one to catch, the […]

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Politics & Political Commentary

Balasaheb Thackeray has lessons for Indian politics

Bal Thackeray died yesterday, and all hell broke loose among the polarized opinions. Some respected him for what he did. Others saw him as a fascist. There was very little overlap if any. In my eyes, mass leaders like Balasaheb Thackeray cannot be viewed in isolation from the masses. While it is undeniable that the […]

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