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Opinion  /  Published 12.02.22

Five ways to kill federalism

Indian federalism has been in the news recently. The rejection of Republic Day floats designed by the governments of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and West Bengal was seen as a symbolic attack on those states, ...
By Ramachandra Guha

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.22

Amit Shah's aura & authority

Footnote It seems that the Karnataka food and civil supplies minister, Umesh Katti, considers the words of Narendra Modi as final. Seen without a mask at a public event, Katti attributed his decision...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.22

PC lied on Goa tie-up proposal: Abhishek

Trinamul Congress national general-secretary Abhishek Banerjee on Thursday attacked the Congress, accusing it of being hand-in-glove with the BJP in Goa and urging the electorate of the coastal state ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.01.22

Sonu Sood’s sister joins Congress

Actor-philanthropist Sonu Sood's sister Malvika Sood on Monday joined the Congress, with the party's Punjab chief Navjot Singh Sidhu describing the development as a "game-changer" ah...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh

Opinion  /  Published 07.01.22

The urban upper-middle class versus the peasantry

With the neo-liberal regime ushering in the development of a no-holds-barred capitalism in India, one might have expected the main antagonistic classes under this mode of production — the capita...
By Prabhat Patnaik


Opinion  /  Published 06.01.22

A puzzle called Indian elections

Like alchemy, which was an obsessive concern for the medieval world, modern democracies are forever preoccupied with unearthing the secrets of winning elections. In the not-so-distant past, striking t...
By Swapan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 29.12.21

Police case against Kalicharan Maharaj

Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Jitendra Awhad on Wednesday filed a police case in Thane city against religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj for using an expletive against Mahatma Gandhi. Kalicharan...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Thane

India  /  Published 21.12.21

Priyanka: My kids' Insta hacked

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday alleged that her children's Instagram accounts have been hacked. "Leave phone tapping Instagram account of my children have also b...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.12.21

Goa: GFP, Congress form alliance

The Congress and the Goa Forward Party (GFP) on Saturday announced a pre-poll alliance for the upcoming state Assembly elections due in February next year. Notably, the GFP had earlier shared power w...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Panaji

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.21


An article in an RSS-linked Bengali magazine has stirred up a hornet's nest by claiming that both BJP and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee share the dream of "Congress-mukt Bharat&q...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta


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