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    The search for a ‘majority’

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 24, 2019

    How the BJP’s Hindutva demographic is founded upon splitting and depoliticising hereditary identities, writes Faisal Devji SINCE elections were grudgingly introduced to India under British...

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    Children in conflict zones and imperialism

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 24, 2019

    CHILDREN in conflict zones are one of the most affected ‘parties’ in today’s world. They, especially children from the poor-households, pay the most.A recently released...

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    Can crime against humanity be stopped?

    by M Ashiq | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    TWO months ago, it was Christchurch in New Zealand and now it is Colombo in Sri Lanka that have been the targets of attacks. In...

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    Time to rebuild India’s secularism

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    The central idea of the republic, that the country belongs to all equally, is in tatters today, writes Harsh Mander THERE is much that lies...

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    Empire haemorrhages gold, oil and credibility

    by Dmitry Orlov | Updated at 12:00am on May 23, 2019

    SOME ironies are just too precious to pass by. The 2016 US presidential elections gave us Donald Trump, a reality TV star whose famous tag...

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    Lanka: a rational approach to counter violence needed

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    THE 10th anniversary of the end of the three decade-long war that pitted the Sri Lankan state against the LTTE passed by uneventfully and without...

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    Tongue-tied Arabs

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    It is one of the most important Semitic world languages. One of the six official languages of the UN. The language of Ibn Arabis –...

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    And who qualifies as a freedom fighter?

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    THE recent decision of the Supreme Court that lifted the bar on someone being considered too young to be designated a freedom fighter makes sense...

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    The head that wears the crown

    by Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    WHOEVER wins the Indian elections on Thursday is destined to face the economic and political challenges with roots stretching from the bubbling Iran-US military stand-off...

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    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 22, 2019

    However sweet and beautiful and economically emerging country may we depict our homeland, we cannot blink at the fact that many people of Bangladesh are...

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