The Tyranny of Hyphens

The debate on these pages on February 13 was, as I see it, a good attempt to widen an ongoing online debate. The issues raised by Harsh Gupta and Rajeev Mantri ('One versus group', IE) are critical...
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Chinese Aggression – India’s Response

The Chinese had come in, pitched their tents for almost three weeks well inside the Indian territory - initially it was said that they had come in some 10 KMs inside and later announced that it was...
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Hyderabad, Not At Ease

Written By: Dr. Prabhakar Parakala
The city of pearls, of palaces, the fort city that was once home to the world famous Koh-i-Noor and nearly two hundred lakes, is still called Hyderabad Deccan by the Indian Railways. This is to dis...
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Kashmiris and the Idea of Pakistan

Some time back, I read an article by Randeep Singh Nandal of TNN, titled ‘Fault line in Kashmir makes people root for Afridi and vote in polls’. It is a sharp and incisive article on the psy...
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The Crusade Behind Conversions

Christians are thoroughly muddled over the business of conversion. They don’t want to quit this field of clover. However, think for a moment. Do they really want their Hindu and Muslim friends to j...
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