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BRP Bhaskar
March 14, 2010
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Indian journalist with over 50 years of newspaper, news agency and television experience. Has travelled widely covering world developments like collapse of the USSR, fall of communist regimes of East Europe, and China’s switch to market economy. As social activist, takes keen interest in the problems of the underprivileged.
 
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Gaining power by other means
August 1, 2017 | Opinion
 
Doublespeak on cow protection
July 25, 2017 | Opinion
 
Confrontation on the Himalayas
July 18, 2017 | Opinion
 
Peace need of the hour
October 4, 2016 | Opinion
 
Tax evaders remain coy
September 27, 2016 | Opinion
 
Time to move from rhetoric to reality
September 20, 2016 | Opinion
 
Housing sector paradox

September 13, 2016 | Opinion  
A worrisome job scenario
September 6, 2016 | Opinion
 
Free country, unfree people
August 16, 2016 | Opinion
 
A reality check on Chabahar
June 7, 2016 | Opinion
 
 Racism raises its ugly head
May 31, 2016 | Opinion
 
Moving from poll to poll
May 24, 2016 | Opinion
 
Criminal defamation — No respite 
May 17, 2016 | Opinion
 
How the law takes its own course
May 10, 2016 | Opinion
  
Another scandal playing out
May 3, 2016 | Opinion
 
Waiting for climate justice
April 26, 2016 | Opinion
 
New strategic equations

April 19, 2016 | Opinion
   
Recycling of hidden wealth 
April 12, 2016 | Opinion
 
 Collapse of an institution
April 5, 2016 | Opinion
 
From buffer state to bridge
March 29, 2016 | Opinion
 
Ways of looking at the economy
March 22, 2016 | Opinion
 
BJP bid to extend footprint
March 15, 2016 | Opinion
 
Perilous polarisation
March 8, 2016 | Opinion
 
Echoes of ancient battles
March 1, 2016 | Opinion
 
A spurious nationalism project
February 23, 2016 | Opinion
 
 Problems of higher education
February 9, 2016 | Opinion
 
Decoding Davos signals
February 2, 2016 | Opinion
 
Casteism on campuses
January 26, 2016 | Opinion
   
Start-up plan raises hopes 
January 19, 2016 | Opinion
      
Exposing chinks in armour 
January 12, 2016 | Opinion
 
Congress needs to do more
January 5, 2016 | Opinion
 
Modi never ceases to marvel

December 29, 2015 | Opinion
   
Change of master, not of system
December 22, 2015 | Opinion
 
India-Pakistan talks are on again
December 15, 2015 | Opinion
 
Tragedies waiting to happen

December 8, 2015 | Opinion
 
Modi in tactical mode 
December 1, 2015 | Opinion
  

November 24, 2015 | Opinion
 
Wrong way to fight communalism
November 17, 2015 | Opinion
 
Bihar rolls back Hindutva
November 10, 2015 | Opinion
 
Befriending Africa again

November 3, 2015 | Opinion
 
Hindutva’s two-fold strategy

October 20, 2015 | Opinion
 
A law unto themselves
October 20, 2015 | Opinion
 
The ironies of cow politics
October 13, 2015 | Opinion
 
End of black money chase
October 6, 2015 | Opinion
 
Nepal ties under strain
September 29, 2015 | Opinion
 
A legend who will live for ever
September 22, 2015 | Opinion
 
Modi in campaign mode

September 15, 2015 | Opinion
 
Modi’s mentors are pleased

September 8, 2015 | Opinion
 
The Hardik Patel phenomenon
September 1, 2015 | Opinion
   
Back to square one
August 25, 2015 | Opinion
   
Two-faced banking reform
August 18, 2015 | Opinion
   
Flip-flops also have their uses
August 11, 2015 | Opinion
 
Vengeance in garb of justice
August 4, 2015 | Opinion
 
Problems of half-baked history

July 28, 2015 | Opinion
 
Left looking for way forward 
July 21, 2015 | Opinion
 
India-Pakistan reality check
July 14, 2015 | Opinion
 
Good days are not for the poor
June 30, 2015 | Opinion
 
Forebodings of an emergency
June 23, 2015 | Opinion
 
Challenges to federalism
June 16, 2015 | Opinion
 
A fraud on the Constitution

June 9, 2015 | Opinion
 
Academia’s meek surrender
June 2, 2015 | Opinion
 
Strange power games in Delhi
May 26, 2015 | Opinion
 
Modi’s record is good in parts

May 19, 2015 | Opinion
 
Some are more equal than others
May 12, 2015 | Opinion
 
Half-hearted anti-graft measures

May 5, 2015 | Opinion
 
Ending judicial self-propagation 
April 28, 2015 | Opinion
 
Opposition set to take on BJP
April 21, 2015 | Opinion
 
Action plan against NGOs
April 14, 2015 | Opinion
 
A law unto itself
April 7, 2015 | Opinion
 
Securing cyber freedom
March 31, 2015 | Opinion
 
Problems of affirmative action
March 24, 2015 | Opinion
 
Coal block corruption
March 17, 2015 | Opinion
 
Rape film touches a raw nerve

March 10, 2015 | Opinion
  
Bleak outlook for the Left

February 24, 2015 | Opinion
 
AAP raises hope of game change
February 17, 2015 | Opinion
 
US rebuke evokes divided response
February 11, 2015 | Opinion
 
Scourge of child labour
January 27, 2015 | Opinion
 
Confrontation with obscurantism

January 20, 2015 | Opinion
 
Gandhi assassin as Hindutva icon 
January 13, 2015 | Opinion
 
Control over levers of economy
January 6, 2015 | Opinion
 
Kashmir a challenge to parties
December 30, 2014 | Opinion
 
Peshawar pain unites people
December 23, 2014 | Opinion
 
Development vs Hindutva
December 16, 2014 | Opinion
 
Rolling out of reforms
December 9, 2014 | Opinion
 
Time to move forward in S. Asia
December 4, 2014 | Opinion
 
On the trail of godmen
November 25, 2014 | Opinion
 
Denigration of Nehru
November 18, 2014 | Opinion
 
Modi’s American conquest
October 7, 2014 | Opinion
 
Trade not at cost of the poor
August 5, 2014 | Opinion
 
Xi, Modi cosying up to each other
July 22, 2014 | Opinion
 
Form and substance
July 8, 2014 | Opinion
 
Encounter with diversity
June 24, 2014 | Opinion
 
Reuniting the Congress

June 3, 2014 | Opinion
 
Modi reinvents himself
May 27, 2014 | Opinion
 
Will India get Modified?
May 20, 2014 | Opinion
 
Mushrooming of political dynasties
April 28, 2014 | Opinion
 
Corporates under scanner
April 22, 2014 | Opinion
 
A Kashmiri intervention
April 15, 2014 | Opinion
 
The law’s lengthening arm
April 1, 2014 | Opinion
 
A skeleton in the cupboard
March 25, 2014 | Opinion
 
Left fighting with back to wall
March 18, 2014 | Opinion
 
Modi in ‘now or never’ battle
March 11, 2014 | Opinion
 
Accidents revelatory
March 4, 2014 | Opinion
 
Law’s agonising delays
February 25, 2014 | Opinion
 
Settling with fascism
February 18, 2014 | Opinion
 
Price of mismanagement
February 11, 2014 | Opinion
 
Maturing of Asian relations 
February 4, 2014 | Opinion
 
A Twitter tragedy
Jaunuary 21, 2014 | Opinion
 
Linking with disparate diaspora
January 14, 2014 | Opinion
 
A spanner in presidential works
January 7, 2014 | Opinion
 
An unlikely Indian Obama
December 31, 2013 | Opinion
 
Way out of Indo-US stand-off
December 24, 2013 | Opinion
 
Harbinger of new politics
December 17, 2013 | Opinion
   
End of the age of heroism
December 13, 2013 | Opinion
 
Battle for food security
December 3, 2013 | Opinion
 
Sting and videotapes
November 26, 2013 | Opinion
 
The Mujahideen story 
November 19, 2013 | Opinion
 
A hyped poll exercise
November 12, 2013 | Opinion
 
CHOGM dilemma
November 5, 2013 | Opinion
 
To Russia, China with love
October 29, 2013 | Opinion
 
Law proposes, politics disposes
October 22, 2013 | Opinion
 
Elusive social justice
October 15, 2013 | Opinion
 
Fodder scam lesson
October 8, 2013 | Opinion
 
Suspect activities
October 1, 2013 | Opinion
 
Playing for high stakes 
September 24, 2013 | Opinion
 
Flawed electoral system
September 17, 2013 | Opinion
 
Balancing act at G20
September 10, 2013 | Opinion
 
 Coping with economic ills
September 3, 2013 | Opinion
 
India and the US pivot
August 27, 2013 | Opinion
 
Bickering over food security
August 20, 2013 | Opinion
 
Threat to peace process
August 13, 2013 | Opinion
 
Demand for new states
August 6, 2013 | Opinion
 
Crunching poverty figures
July 30, 2013 | Opinion
 
It’s election season
July 23, 2013 | Opinion
 
Flawed bid to clean up politics
July 16, 2013 | Opinion
 
Modi wagon slowing down?
July 9, 2013 | Opinion
 
Lessons of a Himalayan tragedy
July 2, 2013 | Opinion
 
PMs in search of a nation
June 25, 2013 | Opinion
 
Bureaucracy in transfer raj
June 18, 2013 | Opinion
 
Impunity in age of democracy
June 11, 2013 | Opinion
 
Economy: Hope and despair
June 4, 2013 | Opinion
 
A can of worms in cricket
May 28, 2013 | Opinion
 
Way forward in South Asia
May 21, 2013 | Opinion
 
Learning the wrong lessons
May 14, 2013 | Opinion
 
Demons do not dance alone
May 7, 2013 | Opinion
 
 Not playing by the rules
April 30, 2013 | Opinion
 
New phase in land war
April 23, 2013 | Opinion
 
Afghanistan forcing a rethink
April 16, 2013 | Opinion
 
Another scandal to ride through
April 9, 2013 | Opinion
 
 Quality of mercy is strained
April 2, 2013 | Opinion
 
Unsteady coalition plods on
March 26, 2013 | Opinion
 
A diplomatic mess
March 19, 2013 | Opinion
 
Neighbourhood challenges
March 12, 2013 | Opinion
 
Doublethink on security
March 5, 2013 | Opinion
 
Phantoms on terror radar
February 26, 2013 | Opinion
 
Caught in another scam
February 19, 2013 | Opinion
 
Hanging puts the clock back
February 12, 2013 | Opinion
 
Limits of sporadic protests
February 5, 2013 | Opinion
 
Daunting poll challenge
January 29, 2013 | Opinion
 
Old party, young leader
January 22, 2013 | Opinion
 
Threats to peace process
January 15, 2013 | Opinion
 
Taking the glitter off gold
January 8, 2013 | Opinion
 
 
Turning outrage into action
December 25, 2012 | Opinion
 
Price of economic reform
December 18, 2012 | Opinion
 
Towards media accountability
December 11, 2012 | Opinion
 
Brave new subsidy scheme
December 4, 2012 | Opinion
 
Fight for cyber freedom
November 27, 2012 | Opinion
 
All eyes on Asian nations
November 20, 2012 | Opinion
 
At the edge of the cliff again
November 13, 2012 | Opinion
 
And now for the verdict
November 6, 2012 | Opinion
 
It’s a matter of style
October 30, 2012 | Opinion
 
Obama-Romney play-out
October 23, 2012 | Opinion
 
A halted march to Delhi
October 16, 2012 | Opinion
 
Cart before horse
October 9, 2012 | Opinion
 
Challenges in education
October 1, 2012 | Opinion
 
Dissent as high crime
September 25, 2012 | Opinion
 
A make-or-break move
September 18, 2012 | Opinion
 
Perpetuation of inequality
September 11, 2012 | Opinion
 
 An eye to the 2014 poll
September 4, 2012 | Opinion
 
Barking up the wrong tree
August 28, 2012 | Opinion
 
A long way to go yet

August 21, 2012 | Opinion
 
Lessons of a blackout
August 14, 2012 | Opinion
 
End of an urban dream
August 7, 2012 | Opinion
 
Challenge of diversity
July 31, 2012 | Opinion
 
Waiting for sonrise
July 24, 2012 | Opinion
 
There is a time to tell
July 17, 2012 | Opinion
 
Lag in education
July 10, 2012 | Opinion
 
Uncertainty in politics
July 3, 2012 | Opinion
 
Falling between two stools
June 26, 2012 | Opinion
 
Black money is piling up
June 19, 2012 | Opinion
 
Quest for a new president

June 12, 2012 | Opinion
 
Changing security scenario

June 5, 2012 | Opinion
 
The struggle for survival

May 29, 2012 | Opinion
 
Economy at a crossroads

May 22, 2012 | Opinion
 
Kashmir: No lesson learnt

May 15, 2012 | Opinion
 
Youths’ freedom struggle

May 8, 2012 | Opinion
 
Probes that get nowhere
April 30, 2012 | Opinion
 
New kid on the missile block
April 23, 2012 | Opinion
 
A colonial legacy that must go
April 16, 2012 | Opinion
 
New tack in Maoist areas
April 9, 2012 | Opinion
 
Looking beyond wars
April 3, 2012 | Opinion
 
BRICS seeking greater say
March 26, 2012 | Opinion
 
Decline of national parties
March 19, 2012 | Opinion
 
Packaging old knowledge
March 12, 2012 | Opinion
 
Judges playing supreme
March 5, 2012 | Opinion
 
Cola giant’s shadow
February 27, 2012 | Opinion
 
States resist Central inroad
February 20, 2012 | Opinion
 
Turmoil in neighbourhood
February 13, 2012 | Opinion
 
Scientists under the scanner
February 6, 2012 | Opinion
 
Unique identity number game
January 30, 2012 | Opinion
 
Army chief’s final battle
January 23, 2012 | Opinion
 
Lessons in social progress
January 16, 2012 | Opinion
 
Role in global scenario
January 9, 2012 | Opinion
 
A year everyone wants to forget
January 2, 2012 | Opinion
 
Graft law in critical phase
December 26, 2011 | Opinion
 
Economy under stress
December 19, 2011 | Opinion
 
Bid to rein in social media
December 12, 2011 | Opinion
 
Retail FDI rocks UPA
December 5, 2011 | Opinion
 
Storm over dam in South
November 28, 2011 | Opinion
 
Media under scrutiny
November 21, 2011 | Opinion
 
Judiciary’s growing clout
November 14, 2011 | Opinion
 
Good turn in ties
November 7, 2011 | Opinion
 
Civilian supremacy at stake
October 31, 2011 | Opinion
 
Hurdles to communal harmony
October 24, 2011 | Opinion
 
The cost of procrastination
October 17, 2011 | Opinion
 
Game-changer in it sector
October 10, 2011 | Opinion
 
Ganging up against pro-poor law
October 3, 2011 | Opinion
 
People’s power vs N-power
September 26, 2011 | Opinion
 
Living with terror
September 12, 2011 | Opinion
 
Ray of hope in death row
September 5, 2011 | Opinion
 
Scoring a half-victory
August 29, 2011 | Opinion
 
Waiting for the Mahatma
August 22, 2011 | Opinion
 
Counting blessings at 64
August 16, 2011 | Opinion
 
Quest for food security
August 8, 2011 | Opinion
 
Coping with illegalities
August 1, 2011 | Opinion
 
Making, unmaking of states
July 25, 2011 | Opinion
 
Parties facing leadership crisis
July 18, 2011 | Opinion
 
Treasure hardens faultlines
July 11, 2011 | Opinion
 
Missing girls cause no alarm
July 4, 2011 | Opinion
 
Re-visiting the Emergency
June 27, 2011 | Opinion
 
Bid to enter Shanghai Group
June 20, 2011 | Opinion
 
Anti-graft stir at crossroads
June 13, 2011 | Opinion
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