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Devanshu Narang

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Justin Aladdin Trudeau

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Devanshu Narang Let’s face it. Justin Trudeau made us sick to the core this week with his Aladdin act. Or perhaps it was Justin of the past. Really? A matured thirty years old adult,a teacher and the son of one of the most liberal leaders who led Canada. His i... More »

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Kashmir: Paradise of hell

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Devanshu Narang “Kashmiri Dosa?” I was startled by the very thought of a popular South Indian dish, Dosa, having a new reincarnation in a roadside food joint in the Northern-most point of India outside Shalimar Gardens in Srinagar, Kashmir last October. “Janna... More »

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India elects Part II: The great leader

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Devanshu Narang In the next century when the history of India in the twenty-first century will be written, the first few chapters would be dedicated to a man who rose from the fringe, both real in terms of where he stood in the political landscape as well as t... More »

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Indian Elections 2019: Part 1- Potpourri

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Devanshu Narang Let’s talk about the Federal elections in India to be held in seven phases in April and May 2019, which will elect a new government for the largest democracy of the world with a right to govern it for the next five years or, as per one of the p... More »

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The color white

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Devanshu Narang Time to stop sugar coating and say it as it is. White privilege. White power. White preposterousness. They exist. Period. The first two privilege and power, are externally evident, historical as well as socially proven facts that have, are and ... More »

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Human or General category/ SC-ST

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Devanshu Narang The world loves to hate and discriminate. Especially in countries where politicians use discrimination and hate as a tool to secure their vote banks! In the West hate is fanned with divisive feelings of race, color and religion. Fear of the unk... More »

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A lunch tale

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Devanshu Narang “Do you expect us to eat our lunch in 47 degrees heat in a tin shed on the top floor with regular staff? Is the company not willing to continue giving us a proper place to eat and dine in an air-conditioned environment?” I was taken aback with ... More »

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Kathua’s shame

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Devanshu Narang In Kathua a girl child (her name is not being reported as per the Supreme court guideline) is dead and her body is buried deep in the grave. She was just eight years old and was raped multiple times by the local powerful men of the community in... More »

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A child at fifty

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Devanshu Narang In a matter of a few days, my life will witness a sea change. At such times it does, perhaps, for many like me! I will turn fifty and will be married for twenty-five years. Also with children finding suitable careers and getting on with their l... More »

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Beyond race and color

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Devanshu Narang ‘Dad so what position should I stand for- President, Vice President or the Secretary?’ My son asked after returning from his middle school (Grades 6th-8th) in Tenafly, New Jersey, USA after an exciting day at school where the elections to the n... More »

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Trudeau’s humility, India’s loss!

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Devanshu Narang If I was Justin Trudeau, I would not forgive Indian politicians and media for a long time. Perhaps he will but as a Canadian with Indian roots, I definitely will not. Ever. But mark my words. Trudeau’s India visit will turn out to be a long ter... More »

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Bigg Boss and beyond!

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Devanshu Narang The DNA of middle class India has changed. And it now supports hate, anger and superficiality besides following the age old Indian traditions of being racist, homophobic and being easily divisible by lines of region, language or religion. One s... More »