Articles by Debobrat Ghose
Nov 07, 2017
Swaraj India accuses AAP of granting 'illegal' liquor licences, breaking poll promise by not freeing Delhi of addictionsYogendra Yadav's Swaraj India alleged that the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government in Delhi broke Excise Department rules in allowing liquor shops to open inside shopping malls
Nov 03, 2017
AAP National Council meet: Tensions rife as Kumar Vishwas seems sidelined amid rumours of rift with KejriwalAam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) National Council meeting is always an occasion for high drama that leads to controversies and often exposes rifts within party leadership.
Nov 01, 2017
Ease of doing business ranking: India breaks into top 100 for first time; all you need to knowThe two disruptive steps taken by the Narendra Modi government - GST and demonetisation - and their impacts have not been considered by the World Bank while rating India in its ease of doing business report
Oct 25, 2017
EC announces Gujarat Assembly poll dates, blames 'unprecedented rain, relief work and festivities' for delayThe Election Commission of India (EC) finally announced the polling dates for Gujarat on Wednesday, close to two weeks after the announcement of dates for Himachal Pradesh.
Oct 23, 2017
Jharkhand girl's death over Aadhaar-ration card: Activists call it murder, say government move is contempt of SCActivists working on governance and Aadhaar related issues have termed the Jharkhand government's decision to not distribute food grains to ration card holders without Aadhaar linkage — who are mostly below poverty line-- as contempt of Supreme Court and gross violation of basic human rights.
Oct 16, 2017
Congress clinches win in Gurdaspur bypolls: Strong anti-SAD sentiments helped party; premature to write off BJP thoughCongress won the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat on Sunday, but only after the demise of Vinod Khanna who had defeated the then sitting MP and Punjab state Congress president Pratap Singh Bajwa in 2014
Oct 10, 2017
'Supreme Court ban on sale of crackers opens door for smuggling': Delhi-NCR traders outline why order is unfairQuestioning the ban, the traders said that if there is no ban on bursting of crackers, how would environment be protected?
Sep 29, 2017
Why me, wonders Firstpost reporter threatened by unknown personsFirstpost chief reporter Debobrat Ghose has received death threats warning him not to write against the BJP, RSS, Narendra Modi or the "nationalist forces"
Sep 12, 2017
Gurugram student murder: Heartless NGOs lend no support to parents; prefer silence against 'mighty' private schoolsSchools in India are growing insensitive towards children largely because parents have no support in their fight against mighty institutes like Gurugram's Ryan International School
Sep 08, 2017
Indian Railways struggles to remain on track, staff shortage, low funds, poor safety plague behemothPopulist measures like increasing the number of trains by successive governments have put an immense burden on rail tracks making the situation dangerous.