Articles by Anirudh Bhattacharyya
Jan 12, 2017
As Donald Trump presser showed, media was the biggest casualty of presidential electionIf 'post-truth' and 'surreal' were the words of the year, as per a couple of notable dictionaries, the word that defines the transition of America into Trumpland is quite simply 'delegitimisation'
Jan 11, 2017
Barack Obama's farewell speech underlined his legacy and rejected Donald Trump's rhetoricoutgoing United States President Barack Obama wrapped up his eight-year tenure in the White House with oratory that has defined his political career – rousing and emotive.
Nov 06, 2016
Barack Obama's scandal-free administration might get dirty with Clinton's email probeIf that does occur, those circumstances will roil either the final two months of Obama’s tenure or the initial period of a Clinton term.
Oct 20, 2016
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton kept it nasty in the final US Presidential debateDonald Trump and Hillary Clinton were as nasty against each other in the final US presidential debate as they always have been.
Oct 10, 2016
Donald Trump's rant at US presidential debate was like a zombie uprising on stageThe performance in St Louis will do little to salvage the Trump operation. He ought to know that an edifice built on shoddy material is bound to collapse.
Oct 05, 2016
The Mike Pence-Tim Kaine 90-minute vice-presidential debate was a crashing boreIf the trolls on Twitter had to pronounce a verdict on the only Vice-Presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle, their reaction is likely to be: Yawn.
Sep 27, 2016
No knockout blows landed, but Hillary Clinton wins points over Donald Trump in first debateDemocrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, each brought their signature brand of sparring to the ring, and neither managed to land that critical blow.
Sep 22, 2016
United Nations: A happy shouting ground for Pakistan, it was India's turn to holler backThe United Nations has been a happy haranguing ground for Pakistan. This seems to be the year India has decided to holler back.
Sep 05, 2016
Hillary Clinton emails: American politics hasn't seen such paranoia since Richard M NixonClinton can thank the Republican Party for gifting her competition in the form of Trump
Aug 29, 2016
Raja Krishnamoorthi: First-ever Hindu of Indian origin may make it to the US House of RepresentativesThat’s 43-year-old Raja Krishnamoorthi, the Democratic Party candidate for the 8th district of Illinois, who mulled over that distinction in a conversation, "It’s humbling, I think the Congress will increasingly look like America and reflect the diversity of America and I will hopefully be one part of that."