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M.J. AKBAR
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Veteran journalist M.J Akbar is the founder of The Sunday Guardian.

Save God from Godmen
22nd Nov 2014
Save God from Godmen

The power of religion lies surely in its ability to provide answers. But every so often a godman pops up, as one has done in Haryana just now, who raises questions. Religion is not, at least in my opi

A state of confusion, cynicism and war
15th Nov 2014
A state of confusion, cynicism and war

The stage was contrived but the empathy was spontaneous when Burma's iconic leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Barack Obama addressed the media at her home in Yangon on Friday. BBC, the quasi-official voice

A petty feudal at Jama Masjid
8th Nov 2014
A petty feudal at  Jama Masjid

When ignorance marries bluster you get a functioning blunderbuss. Every scattershot gun should come with a safety catch, but human behaviour so often becomes vulnerable to the ego of a weak mind. Mus

Bad politics loses to good governance
1st Nov 2014

Government is not only about changing the world. It is also about changing the local railway station. In fact, the first may be impossible if you do not achieve the second. Why do our railway platfor

Arun Jaitley has nothing to hide
25th Oct 2014
Arun Jaitley has nothing to hide

Religion, which has much to say on the subject, generally recommends that the best way to suffer is in silence. Silence, alas, is not natural to democracy, even when suffering is writ large on the fac

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