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RVS Mani

Suraksha Mani

RVS Mani is a former Central government officer who shot to prominence as a whistleblower in 2009, when he alleged he had been forced to sign documents that fabricated a narrative of 'Saffron Terror'. His book, 'Hindu Terror: Insider account of Ministry of Home Affairs', was released recently.

It was false controversy over INS Virat. Here are real questions we should be asking

In the course of the heated campaign for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there was controversy over the alleged use or misuse of Indian Navy's assets in the INS Virat case.

May 20, 2019 - 04:46 PM IST
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Links between MeToo and Rafale may be why Chief Justice of India was targeted

Remember the MeToo movement that hogged the headlines few months ago. It is unfortunate that this issue reached the Honourable Supreme Court recently. We all know it was not for adjudication.

May 16, 2019 - 05:53 PM IST
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Story of human rights in India: Officers protecting their buddies

A recent issue that has come to light after Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur was nominated for contesting the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat is her physical torture in custody.

May 13, 2019 - 02:33 PM IST
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India needs tweaks to cover all challenges to its national security

In the last week of April, I had the good fortune of attending a seminar on a subject close to my heart, and in which I had professionally engaged myself.

May 9, 2019 - 05:37 PM IST
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Those whining about politics over security forces should clean their own houses first

Recently there has been lot of media coverage on use of security forces for political ends and politicisation of the security forces.

May 1, 2019 - 06:53 PM IST
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Baseless allegations threaten election process

In one of my blogs few days back I had flagged an important issue.

Apr 29, 2019 - 02:29 PM IST
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Selective outrage over Sadhvi Pragya's remarks on Hemant Karkare betray political colours

In the recent past the news that the hogged the headlines have made certain interesting readings. At the same time I have had the honour of being catapulted into a position of envy.

Apr 24, 2019 - 07:25 PM IST
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Many undesirable, dangerous trends in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

These are elections times. This appears that unprecedented dirt-digging has been a key feature of this election.

Apr 17, 2019 - 12:57 PM IST
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With JKLF ban, government must not make the mistakes of the past

Let me begin with an extract from a recent press release from the Ministry of Home Affairs:

Mar 25, 2019 - 03:43 PM IST
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Indian politicians need to learn unity on questions of national security

The designation of Masood Azhar as a terrorist in the UNSCR 1267 list has been blocked yet again by China using its veto power. China has its own economic reasons for doing this.

Mar 15, 2019 - 06:10 PM IST
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