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The Bogey of Intolerance

Paper No. 6046                                  Dated 10-Dec-2015

By R. Upadhyay

Since independence there was hardly any instance of any fierce debate on the issue of intolerance as is being seen by now from the streets to the Parliament.

The Politics of Iftar: When will we grow up?

Paper No. 5980                                      Dated 3-Aug-2015
 
By R. Upadhyay
 
The month of Ramzan has just ended and so has the Iftar war among various political leaders. It will come again and again each year and the political parties will continue to misuse this religious occasion not only for achieving some political mileage  but also as a platform for re-grouping of political parties around the dining table against their political opponents. When are we going to grow up?
 
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