Opinion  /  Published 15.08.22

Modi’s long list of broken promises

India marking its 75th year of Independence is, indeed, a glorious occasion. The fervour among the people and the government is warranted.But the celebration should not deflect public attention from a...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 23.07.22

Supremacy project

Let’s start with a thought experiment. What would Indian politics look like if the Muslims of the country were to disappear overnight? We need not strain our imagination too much. A rough approx...
By Asim Ali

India  /  Published 02.03.22

BJP’s sole poll plan: ‘Polarise’

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday cautioned the BJP and the RSS that their dependence on communal polarisation as the sole electoral weapon would endanger social harmony and the integri...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

India  /  Published 17.02.22

Open letter over hijab humiliation

Over 700 law professionals and students have written an open letter condemning the public humiliation of Muslim women who are disallowed to enter educational institutions in Karnataka over the hijab c...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.21

Bengal: numbers show polarisation didn't work

By Snehamoy Chakraborty


West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

Congress slips in Murshidabad, TMC gains

The Congress may have been in decline in many parts of the country but in Murshidabad, a minority-dominated district on the India-Bangladesh border, it has continued to enjoy support. Until now, that ...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

No jobs but BJP focusing on polarisation: Aishe

The distance between the lush green campus of JNU in Delhi and the dusty roads of Jamuria, a small town in West Burdwan district, is more than 1,500km but the battle she had fought at the university a...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Jamuria

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Shah plays polarisation card, claims majority

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday played the polarisation card in his poll campaign in South Dinajpur, a district that shares borders with Bangladesh, and has a substantial minority population...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.21

PM should help us heal, not reopen wounds: Imam

When rioters killed his teenaged son three years ago, Maulana Imdadullah Rasheedi had issued an appeal seeking harmony and forbidding revenge, earning deep appreciation and respect in Bengal. But a d...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Calcutta  /  Published 19.04.21

'Dirty politics of demonising at play'

“Sikh soldiers of a British cantonment settled in this area (now New Alipore-Taratala) built a small gurdwara for prayers. Today, it is a meeting place for Sikhs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Hindus and e...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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