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Renuka Bisht

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Congress’s data problems, and ours

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Renuka Bisht Is the “incorrect feedback” its leadership got responsible for the Congress debacle? The party’s data analytics department chief Praveen Chakravarty is facing heated criticism over how the department got the public mood so wrong; for example that ... More »

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Girish Karnad, Amitav Ghosh, and all of us

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Renuka Bisht While the fetishizing of the three-language policy in the new Draft National Education Policy has caused a storm, it must be understood that the protests have been against a rigid central prescription for how diverse states should deploy their res... More »

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What does the return of triple talaq bill mean?

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Renuka Bisht Yesterday, at the first meeting of the council of ministers of the new government, one of the bills approved by the Union cabinet was the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019. This means in the Parliament session beginning Mo... More »

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Odisha’s five time champion

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Renuka Bisht Today Naveen Patnaik took oath as the chief minister of Odisha for a record fifth time. The previous four times he did this inside the Raj Bhavan. This time the swearing-in ceremony was held at the Idco exhibition ground in Bhubaneswar. With a 2% ... More »

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To truly respect the jawan’s sacrifice

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Renuka Bisht An American president personally calls the family of people who die in military service. When so many die on his watch that this is not practical, he reaches out through letters or private receptions. India… via TOI Blog More »