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Reddy Brothers

A Large Step In The Right Direction

Though the Hazare protest in New Delhi and supportive ones in other cities may not have sparked a revolution, they certainly mark a political watershed.

The Dead Weight

Jul 23, 2010 Sugata Srinivasaraju

Has the political isolation of the Bellary Reddys finally begun? BJP insiders offer some reasons why.

A Pyrrhic Victory

Ten reasons why Chief Minister B.S.Yeddyurappa is the biggest loser in the recent Karnataka crisis.

02 November, 2009

No Centre In The BJP

Saba Naqvi

Once the party figures out who the high command is, and where it is located (Delhi or Nagpur) it can perhaps also try to make a few decisions. Till then the party simply withers away.

19 June, 2009

Another Rebellion

Sugata Srinivasaraju

After all the slugging out in the media in the last fortnight there is a ceasefire in the Karnataka BJP and also inside the B S Yeddyurappa government. But there is fresh speculation: Are the Bellary Reddys, who worked hard to install the first BJP g

25 July, 2008

The Pot, The Kettle

Sugata Srinivasaraju

Considering how the BJP engineered defections in Karnataka Assembly recently, its adopting a moral highground regarding the trust vote on July 22 baffles me no end

25 May, 2008

How The Lotus Bloomed

Sugata Srinivasaraju

BJP has reason to celebrate in Karnataka. But while raising a toast, the revelers need to be reminded that the party is three seats short of a simple majority. How stable will the first saffron government in the south be?

24 August, 2006

The Bomb Is Still Ticking

Sugata Srinivasaraju

Has maverick Reddy held back more than what he has revealed against Chief Minister Kumaraswamy and the Gowda family? Why is nobody looking at the hundreds of pages of documentary evidence he has distributed? Be assured the coalition government is in

07 August, 2006

Bellary Bribe And After

Sugata Srinivasaraju

The credibility of the government in Karnataka is on crutches, but is that a good enough reason for it to fall? It's not just the much-touted coalition dharma having gone wrong, but also huge sums of money.

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Lava flows as volcano continues to erupt on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain. Several new volcanic vents opened in La Palma on Sunday, releasing new lava that flowed fast down a ridge and threatened to widen the...

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Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


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Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


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