Freelance journalist.

Freelance writer based out of Bombay. Usually write on politics, history and socio-linguistics

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Love jihad article
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Love Jihad: Old Wine in a New Bottle | NewsYaps

Love Jihad: Old Wine in a New Bottle | NewsYaps

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The AAP has got much of its approach right but would still need a ...

The AAP has got much of its approach right but woul...

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Dedh Ishqiya and Urdu in India Today | NewsYaps

Dedh Ishqiya and Urdu in India Today | NewsYaps

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The Manufactured Myth of Muslim Appeasement | NewsYaps

The Manufactured Myth of Muslim Appeasement | NewsY...

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India and the Nehru Gandhis: A Love Story | NewsYaps

India and the Nehru Gandhis: A Love Story | NewsYap...

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Zabaan Sabhal Ke

The Evolution of Language in Bollywood

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Thoughts on Hindi Gaalis | NewsYaps

Thoughts on Hindi Gaalis | NewsYaps

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The Constant Bigot

As the BJP endeavours to deny homosexuals their basic rights, Shoaib Daniyal uses the example of the Hindu Code Bill agitation to show that this sort of prejudice is hard-wired into the party....

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From the Diary of a Bombay ‘Voter’

With just 52 percent of voters turning out to exercise their franchise in Mumbai, Shoaib Daniyal reproduces an excerpt from the pages of a college student’s diary indicating why....

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The UPA’s Rights-Based Approach and its impact in India

The UPA, in the past decade, has introduced a new paradigm in India’s development story: the Rights-Based Approach. Shoaib Daniyal explores the origins of this strategy and evaluates its impact on India....

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Why both Jinnah and the BJP agree on the Congress’ ‘Pseudo-Secularism’

One of the BJP’s most powerful political messages over the past three decades has been its critique of the Congress’ model of secularism, a criticism that was, incidentally, first bought up more than six decades ago by Jinnah, writes Shoaib Daniyal....

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The Anti-Defection Act and how it renders Parliament powerless

The recent fracas in Parliament over Telangana is shameful but rather than ineffectually blame individual MPs, it would be better to identify the real culprit: the Anti-Defection Act, writes Shoaib Daniyal....

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Modi and the looming spectre of authoritarianism

As Ambedkar had warned, Indians have a curious predilection towards bhakti and hero-worship in politics, one that has caused the country much harm. Given Modi’s iron grip within the BJP, we must guard against repeating old mistakes, writes Shoaib Daniyal....

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Why Arvind Kejriwal is the only politician in India to wear shirts and trousers

Arvind Kejriwal is the only major politician in India to sport Western wear in public. What does this tell us about his politics?...

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Campa Cola shows the inordinate power of the Middle Class in India today

Shoaib Daniyal writes about how the rapidly expanding Indian middle class uses the powerful English media to influence the state for its own benefit....