Virendra Kapoor

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Copycat #MeToo must take care of concerns for truth, reputation

It would have been difficult even for the Mahatma to survive these times.   #MeToo was rather late in coming....

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Unpredictable Maya plays by her own rules

A grand alliance which doesn’t have her at its head will prove a non-starter.   In the end, Mayawati acted...

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Pawar’s clean chit to Modi knocks out Rahul campaign

Talking of 126, UPA didn’t buy even one, Modi armed the IAF at least with 36.   Sharad Pawar is...

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RSS makeover: Bhagwat readies it for 21st century

No organisation held captive by its past can hope to grow.   Damned if you do, damned if you don’t....

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Shourie-Sinha-Bhushan axis fails just as Rahul did

Trio’s public credibility eroded further for lack of proof of any wrongdoing.   Rahul Gandhi seems to have new allies...

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Demonetisation was not an entirely wasted effort

Shock therapy pushed millions to pay taxes for fear of forfeiting cash hordes.   For someone who had minced no...

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Rafale will not deliver electoral nirvana to Rahul

Instead target vigilante groups, arrests of rights activists, rising petrol prices.   Rafale, Rafale, Rafale. Like a broken record, Rahul...

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Opinion polls, common sense suggest status quo after 2019

A challenger with a national profile to take on Prime Minister Modi is not in sight.   The election season...

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They don’t make politicians like Vajpayee any longer

His government fell by one vote but he refused to bargain with Jaya or buy MPs.   The last journey...

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Mahagathbandhan shown up as non-starter, once again

In the Rajya Sabha, the defeat of the Congress nominee was wholly unexpected.   Quite clearly, the so-called Mahagathbandhan is...

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NRC all set to be 2019 election platform

Except for BJP and Mamata, all other parties are stranded in the middle.   You can already see the wide...

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Anyone-but-Modi campaign negative, bound to be rejected

Key to success lies in presenting one challenger on a united platform.   Okay, granted that Rahul Gandhi has gained...

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Debate showed fissures in anti-Modi camp

For cheap publicity, Rahul winked at everything good in parliamentary practice.   The bar is set so low for Rahul...

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A new government should not be foisted on J&K

Long spell of Governor’s Rule the least worst solution for the troubled state.   The seeds of the current phase...

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No winners in Supreme Court verdict on Delhi

Regardless, the fight will go on as no one ready to bury the hatchet.   A social media cartoon soon after...

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Comparisons of Emergency with Modi regime odious

Yet another 26 June: BJP belligerent, Congress unrepentant but embarrassed.   Forty-three years on, the Emergency still continues to evoke...

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Restoring order top priority in Kashmir

2019 outcome unrelated to events in valley, though Pak can ratchet up trouble.   So we are back to square...

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Pranab in Nagpur respected ancient tradition of debate

He also announced his availability in case of a hung Lok Sabha in 2019.   To begin with, PranabDa is...

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Week a long time in politics: Bypolls don’t predict 2019

TINA factor is in Modi’s favour, voters bound to keep khichdi at bay.   Congressmen and other oppositionists rushing to...

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Leaders, non-leaders search for relevance, desperately

Sonia-Mayawati bonhomie no precursor to a coalition of clashing ambitions.   It is said a picture speaks louder than a...

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Karnataka: Rahul needs to revisit Congress’ record

Indian democracy has flourished despite periodic ‘murders’ since the founding of the Republic.   There must be something about Indian...

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Rahul as Congress chief offers no new direction

It is continuity without any change under the new Congress boss.   You feel sorry for Rahul Gandhi, don’t you?...

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Strife in SC set to abate with a couple of retirements soon

Necessary to restore trust between SC and government to put back ties on an even keel.   Panditji, maine apney...

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Did Congress leaders offer CJI trade-off before Loya verdict?

Turning politics into blood sport, Rahul uses impeachment to bludgeon judiciary.   They don’t even try and clothe the attempt...