Monthly Archives: November 2017

Will ‘Citizen K’ click in Tamil politics?

Kamal’s advantage is his freshness of ideas and concepts for new generation of voters. He regrets that the whistle-blowers in the media have been silenced. He wants to “strengthen the voice of truth” and looks at the Ashoka Chakra on … Continue reading

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Decriminalizing politics

The increasing murkiness of Indian politics, combined with the corrosion of public life, has shaken the people’s faith in the system and politicians who are known to pander to criminal mafia. The nexus of netas and anti social elements is, … Continue reading

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J & K dialogue, a step in the right direction

Crises are endemic to the problem of Jammu and Kashmir. Violence has begotten violence and in the process, paralysed everything, including rational thinking among stakeholders and political leaders, both in the state and at the Centre. Amidst this ongoing tragic … Continue reading

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Of brinkmanship and ‘expressive mind’!

“Any film or drama or novel is a creation of art. An artist has his own freedom to express himself in a manner which is not prohibited in law and such prohibition (like those specified under Article 19(2) of the … Continue reading

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Governing India.. Not by the prism of communal politics

“History is not a pack of tricks we play upon the dead”. The observation by 18th century French historian and philosopher Francois Marie Arout, popular by his non de plume Voltaire, was known for his wit and attacks on the … Continue reading

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