DailyO: Yes, Modi government lied about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose mystery

My column about the central government’s U-turn on the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose death mystery. BJP used the matter for political mileage and when the sea appeared calm, it resorted to the decade-old Congress theory that Bose was killed in a plane crash. Isn’t it the BJP’s apology to the Congress party?

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DailyO: If Krishna is an eve-teaser, is Prashant Bhushan a terrorist?

My column about Prashant Bhushan’s mention that Krishna was an eve-teaser. Isn’t he a terrorist then, as it may not be totally wrong if someone argues that some of his actions have abetted terrorism. The yardsticks are the same, by the way.

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DailyO: Why Gurmehar Kaur’s views on her martyred father are nonsensical

My column explaining why Gurmehar Kaur’s views on her martyred father are nonsensical. Doesn’t she know war was just a means for his martyrdom and that he fought for the larger interests of the country?

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DailyO: What our politicians should learn from MS Dhoni

My column about what our political leaders should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s stepping down as captain of the Indian team.

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DailyO: Does the Samajwadi Party need Akhilesh more than he needs it?

My column about the political snarl that Akhilesh Yadav finds himself in due to mistimed political choices and deep-rooted nepotism. He can continue his supporting act, force his colleagues into a consensus, or split the Samajwadi Party vote bank. The last two options will prove his supremacy over his father, which the father knows very clearly.

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DailyO: Are cinema halls any venues to display patriotism?

My column about the Supreme Court order to make the playing of national anthem mandatory in cinema halls. Stupid move; why theatres of all places?

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DailyO: Government needs to think more than scrapping Rs 500/1,000 notes to curb black money

My column about the government’s move to ban high value legal tenders from midnight of November 8. Good move, but the introduction of ₹2000 notes does not appear sensible. Government must think about cashless economy.

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