Articles by Sandeep B
Mar 21, 2017
Yogi Adityanath as Uttar Pradesh chief minister: Slanted reportage shows media's bankruptcy of thoughtIn all this discourse, the crucial missing element is a dispassionate and objective analysis of Yogi Adityanath’s political and ideological record going beyond a superficial branding exercise.
Mar 12, 2017
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election 2017: The charge of the Modi Brigade is a prequel to a promising 2019The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), headed for a three-fourths majority in the Uttar Pradesh assembly underscores yet again the fact that the Narendra Modi-Amit Shah combine plays to win and win big.
Mar 01, 2017
Ramjas College row: Gurmehar Kaur's foolhardy activism shows erosion of idealism in educationThis isn't to absolve Gurmehar Kaur's foolhardy activism but to shine the spotlight on people like Shashi Tharoor who, we assumed, knew better but intentionally chose to travel the ignoble road
Feb 28, 2017
UP Election 2017: Why BJP's rhetoric around Ram Temple is mere electoral tokenismIn the ongoing Assembly elections, the BJP seems to have exhausted the vote-fetching potential of the Ram Temple agenda pan-Uttar Pradesh.
Feb 24, 2017
Maharashtra civic polls: BJP's new hold on state has made it 'Congress-mukt', but it's Shiv Sena that's humiliatedThe Maharashtra Assembly election was typically regarded as a four-cornered fight between the Congress, NCP, BJP, and the Shiv Sena.
Jan 25, 2017
UP Election 2017: Priyanka Vadra is no star-campaigner, but Congress’ crutch to save it from Rahul GandhiIs mind-boggling when Priyanka is described as a “star campaigner” given the minuscule number of times she has actually campaigned or the fact that she’s made absolutely no mark on any campaign trail
Dec 23, 2016
Kannadigas to get 100% reservation: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah sets dangerous precedentKarnataka labour department released the draft amendments which gave reservation for Kannadigas in private sector industies across the state.
Dec 19, 2016
Demonetisation effect: Have patience, major moves don't show immediate resultsForty-one days later, demonetisation still occupies the mind space of the nation — be it the media, political cirlces, coffee shops, restaurants or elsewhere.
Dec 10, 2016
AgustaWestland and sleazy deals by Tyagi brothers: Morale of defence forces take the biggest hitPerhaps the real truth about AgustaWestland will never be known but what is undeniable is the impact such sleazy deals have on the morale of the defence forces.
Dec 07, 2016
The real Jayalalithaa lay somewhere between an 'Amma' and an authoritarianWhile it is undeniable that Jayalalithaa’s final exit has left a void in Tamil Nadu’s political landscape, it has also left us with a warning.