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Amulya Gopalakrishnan

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What makes Indian politics so thappad-happy

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Amulya Gopalakrishnan Democracy is supposed to be a way of settling differences without violence. And yet, tight slaps, and threats of tight slaps, seem to be a big part of this election’s soundtrack. Let’s look at the greatest hits of the last week alone. Fir... More »

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Both have a case, but we need a middle ground

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Amulya Gopalakrishnan Passions are running high over Sabarimala. Feminism and faith don’t have to fight to the death, but the reactionary right and the rationalist left are leaving no middle ground to resolve it at all. The Sabarimala case really does not have... More »