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Dinesh Trivedi

The writer, a TMC Lok Sabha MP, was the Union Railway Minister who had to resign after the 2012-12 Rail Budget.

If Congress wins Karnataka, BJP revolt will take the shape of a tsunami
Tue, Apr 10, 2018

All is not well within the ruling BJP. In private, more than the Opposition members, it is the MPs of the Treasury benches in Parliament who look worried.

An Election Manifesto
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

Budget 2018 has tangible benefits for haves, impossible promises for have-nots

Who is a Hindu?
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

There is competition over religiosity without an understanding of Hindu philosophy.

Like Swachh Bharat, PM Narendra Modi should champion the eradication of leprosy
Tue, May 30, 2017

India has done some commendable work, but it now needs to step up on the integration and acceptance of those who have been affected by this curable disease.

Why trains derail: Explained by former Railways minister
Tue, Nov 22, 2016

The Indian Railways has lost focus. The system needs a generational change.

Should we be going crazy at winning just two Olympic medals?
Tue, Aug 23, 2016

With a population of 1.3 billion, should we be going crazy at winning just two medals (gold not included)?

Tackling terrorism: Why India is the natural place to begin a movement for peace
Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Is this revenge against the world order which has technologically connected people but emotionally divided them?

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Modi sarkar must remember: Historically, political vendetta boomerangs
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

India's political arena has suddenly become a conflict zone right from the inside of Parliament to the studios of TV channels. The conflict is so palpable that one need not waste time debating the subject of tolerance/intolerance.

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The fundamental spirit of India has won, for BJP it’s time for a chintan baithak
Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Dinesh Trivedi explains why the BJP lost and why Nitish could emerge as the prime ministerial candidate for 2019.

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If Modi loses Bihar polls, his grip on BJP and govt will slip to a great extent
Tue, Oct 20, 2015

The tactical error Modi has made was to make this election his personal referendum rather than the party's.

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Rising political violence across India: Is the era of Gandhi dead and gone?
Tue, Oct 06, 2015

Why is there so much of hatred in Indian politics right inside and outside of Parliament not leaving even the TV studios? Alas! There is no Gandhi around.

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Swachch Bharat can never be successful with so much of garbage in our minds
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

If you want to make success of Make in India then first of all make our character worthy of being called an Indian.

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‘PM Narendra Modi fails to deliver on achche din, RSS steps in’
Fri, Sep 04, 2015

Somewhere down the line, the RSS has realised that the euphoria of Modi government is on the decline

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Sheena Bora murder: The materialistic world has overtaken the world of values
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

The unfortunate Sheena Bora episode, to my mind, is a symptom of a society that has lost its priorities and values.

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Patidar protests: Is there more to Hardik Patel’s rally in Gujarat?
Thu, Aug 27, 2015

What does Hardik Patel have in him that puts him on the map of India within such a short time?

A crisis of morality
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Recent scandals show that only the ‘satta’ has changed, not the ‘vyavastha’.

An epic forgetting
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

In framing its land law, NDA ignores lessons from the Mahabharata.

Mystery of the missing towers
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

he annual report of Reliance Communications (RCom) has left analysts puzzled...

Missing the train
Wed, Jul 09, 2014

Rail budget has statements of intent that are not backed by a roadmap or timeline.