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India's fourth estate is falling apart from the inside. Nothing could be worse for a democracy.
Unraveling India's upcoming national election.
A letter to Bharatiya Janata Party's Assam State President regarding the recent custodial death of a 'foreigner'.
So far, Imran Khan has stood out as a leader. It remains to be seen if he goes down as Pakistan's main man in times of crises.
There is deep sadness in the Christchurch attacks, but little shock. We need to address the permissive political environment that allows such hateful extremism to be promulgated so openly.

Black Riot

The difference between riots and protests has more to do with who and where than what.

Paris/Maidan

Two Letters on the Uprising in France.
The recent tragicomedy that unfolded in Sri Lanka resembles a constitutional coup.
Imagine a democratic protest where a million Indian farmers, labourers and others march to the capital and compel discussion of the exploding crisis of the countryside in a special three-week session of Parliament.
Civil society organisations working at the grassroots, and not just political parties, must be given credit for the Indian government's decision to finally build the Kartarpur pilgrimage corridor to Pakistan.