Opinion  /  Published 05.06.19

These were no ordinary elections

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By Sankarshan Thakur in

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.19

Mamata’s greatest success may also have been her greatest failure

Mamata Banerjee’s refusal to attend the new Central government’s swearing-in was understandable. What she earlier called a “constitutional courtesy” lost that neutral label when it became clea...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

Opinion  /  Published 21.05.19

Questions about the health of our democracy

A long and rancorous electoral season has drawn to a close. India’s general elections for the 17th Lok Sabha were staggered over seven phases. More than a month separated the first and final dates o...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 09.01.19

Proactive ignorance: The BJP's gift to India

Each political regime wishes to gift something unique to the country. The Bharatiya Janata Party, led by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, has been giving India many unprecedented gifts, one of the more no...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.19

New order in Maharashtra

First things first. To understand the tumultuous events in Maharashtra of recent days, journalists, armchair political analysts and the like must accept that politics, like life, can be far more compl...
By Kumar Ketkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.19

A vote to restore idea of India

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.19

A menacing glimpse of what lies in store

A central feature of the ‘New India’ being constructed by the Narendra Modi regime over the last five years has been the slow eclipse of outrage over acts that are unspeakably vicious and vile.The...
By Manini Chatterjee in

North East  /  Published 02.02.19

BJP using NRC, citizen bill to push Hindutva: Gohain

Eminent intellectual and Sahitya Akademi awardee Hiren Gohain, against whom a sedition case was filed recently, said at an public hearing on National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship (Amendm...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 03.02.19

A house for Mr Bindu

Nobody loves Bindus. It might often and rightly be said even Bindus don’t love Bindus. MahaKaljug! What has Brahmaand come to! Wake up, chew the toffee! You are being told a truth hitherto untold ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

Books  /  Published 02.05.19

Echoes from a quieter past

Ayodhya: City of Faith, City of Discord By Valay Singh, Aleph, Rs 799 ...
By Shaikh Mujibur Rehman in


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