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Democracy

Keeping count of dissenting voices

Writers Speak Up against the Unmaking of India “A distinguished Kannada writer and Sahitya Akademi Award winner, M.M. Kalburgi, and two Maharashtrians, Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare, both anti-superstition activists, have all been killed by gun-toting motor-cyclists. Other dissenters have been warned they are next in line. Most recently, a village blacksmith, Mohammed Akhlaq, was […]

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The Graveyard of National Honor – hope you didn’t get an award this year…

Come Republic day, and it is time to appreciate the heroes of our country – the ones who in their own way add to our development and bring pride to our country. And like the crunch of a stone in a biryani of adulterated rice, we have some honors to end honor. Because guess who […]

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