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Pavan K Varma

Pavan K. Varma | Don’t doubt Savarkar grit, question his prejudice

Savarkar has rightly been the target of those in India who believe in our inherent plurality and inclusiveness of vision

17 Oct 2021 1:40 AM

Pavan Varma | Congress in decline, how long before it falls to pieces?

The ongoing shenanigans in the Congress party are reminiscent of the two nawabs

03 Oct 2021 12:20 AM

Pavan Varma | Abbajaan! The basest lingo taints our faith

People like Adityanath also seem to be motivated by the focused goal of setting one religious community against another

19 Sep 2021 3:28 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Shun J&K peace bait, don’t talk to Taliban

Ultimately, the Taliban, by its very nature, will actively encourage jihadi groups to use Islamic terrorism beyond its territories

05 Sep 2021 2:18 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Leave Afghanistan alone; step up Kashmir defence

This does not mean that the Taliban, which has swept to power in the war-torn country, must be left alone to run havoc

22 Aug 2021 3:26 AM

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Pavan K Varma | Look, honey, how they shrank your savings!

In a situation where incomes have either steeply declined, or are static, price rise has hit like a whip lash

08 Aug 2021 2:23 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Pegashush! It’s ‘another’ international conspiracy

This is precisely what we are seeing in the response of the BJP and the government to the Pegasus saga

25 Jul 2021 1:07 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Curb your enthusiasm, someone tell Dhankhar

Dhankharji’s actions, to my mind, constitute a fit case for Prez Kovind to take suo motu initiative to counsel his state-level counterpart

13 Jun 2021 7:04 AM

Pavan K. Varma | On vax policy, govt doth indeed protest too much

Dr Paul lists out seven 'myths' regarding the critique of the govt’s vaccination policy, and bravely sets out to give the correct 'facts'

30 May 2021 7:31 AM

Pavan Varma | How govt's own credo of accountability got violated

The permission given to hold the Kumbh Mela is a classic example of doing what pleases oneself but is not for the good of the people

16 May 2021 7:19 AM

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Pavan K Varma | Reprieve, for now, from Yogi’s victim-blaming

Yogi Adityanath, the saffron dhari CM of UP, believes that everything in his state is hunky-dory

02 May 2021 12:00 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Second wave gives the lie to Modi’s ‘decisive’ image

The second Covid wave has vividly shown the glaring gulf between image and delivery of the Modi Sarkar

18 Apr 2021 12:00 AM

Pavan K Varma | If only BJP were as good at vaccination as it’s at election

The government I am sure is doing its best, but its best falls short, I am sorry to say, of the optimum

04 Apr 2021 4:52 AM

Pavan Varma | Let it rip! Stop us turning into the Republic of Hurt

A highly unwarranted subjectivity driven by medieval cultural notions and political hubris is threatening creative freedoms in India

21 Mar 2021 4:00 AM

Pavan Varma | Freedom, conspiracy and other anti-national sins

Frankly, in my view, Freedom House, the Washington based global democracy watchdog, should be booked by our ever-vigilant govt for sedition

07 Mar 2021 4:10 AM

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Pavan K Varma | Not much righteous about Ram temple funds drive

Fear and unlawful pressure cannot be a basis for religious or spiritual pursuits

21 Feb 2021 4:10 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Maligning the messenger pays diminishing returns

Our government appears to be making the cardinal mistake of using the paranoia of the 'foreign hand' in today’s world

07 Feb 2021 7:13 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Resist new usurpers of Hindu’s eternal legacy

Hindus have been used to being Hindus in a self-assured way without being told that there is a higher 'authority' that will judge them

24 Jan 2021 7:13 AM

Pavan K. Varma | Why J. Khanna dissented from Central Vista ruling

Justice Sanjiv Khanna, in his dissenting judgment, used a very telling expression to describe the undemocratic opacity of the government

10 Jan 2021 7:17 AM

Pavan K Varma | Politics didn’t limit the enigma that was Atalji

The poet in him told him that all this was passing, a shadow play, a fleeting moment in the grand canvas of time

27 Dec 2020 7:08 AM

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