Articles by Debobrat Ghose
Feb 16, 2019
Delhi vs Centre turf war: AAP govt flogging dead horse, capital will never have full state powers, says expertThe Supreme Court's verdict on the turf war between the Delhi government and the Centre has been a dampener for the former.
Feb 09, 2019
Raman Singh’s development card didn’t turn the trick for adivasisIn the midst of the Maoist killing fields, the government built a skill city, an education hub, a multispeciality hospital and also set up a call centre. A one-time Maoist stronghold, Palnar turned into a ‘digital village’, hooked up to the world.
Jan 31, 2019
Chhattisgarh authorities surprised at Maoists demand for development, police cautious on intent, authenticity of noteThe ultra-Left cadre has asked the state government to open schools, primary health centres and provide employment to youths in Paamed.
Jan 11, 2019
Chhattisgarh Maoist leader may become first tribal from state to head its military wing as outfit looks for new faceIf Hidma finally succeeds in becoming the chief of Central Military Commission of CPI (Maoist), he would be the first local tribal in the Indian Maoist history to bag this top leadership role.
Dec 28, 2018
The Accidental Prime Minister row: Rahul Gandhi and Congress in tough spot over free speech issueThe same Congress is now ignoring the 'freedom of speech' argument in the case of the upcoming film The Accidental Prime Minister.
Dec 24, 2018
Chhattisgarh govt to return over 1,700 hectares of land to Bastar tribals; proposal to be presented during first state cabinet meetKeeping with the poll promise, the newly formed Congress government in Chhattisgarh announced Monday that it will return more than 1,700 hectares of land to tribals and farmers in Bastar, which was acquired by the previous Raman Singh government for the now-shelved Lohandiguda steel plant in the district
Dec 18, 2018
Sajjan Kumar, Christen Michel, GST: Narendra Modi names his govt's achievements, slams UPA for making corruption 'new norm'In a scathing attack on Congress this morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn't mince any words in blaming the governments before 2014 for the ills plaguing the country.
Dec 16, 2018
Bhupesh Baghel appointed Chhattisgarh chief minister: Congress picks state party chief over 'manifesto man' TS Singh DeoThe rise of Bhupesh Baghel began almost five years ago, after the top leadership of the Chhattisgarh Congress was wiped out in a Maoist attack.
Dec 14, 2018
Ashok Gehlot is next Rajasthan CM: How Congress veteran won nod from Rahul Gandhi over young turk Sachin PilotGiven his rich experience as a two-term chief minister, Gehlot is time-tested and has a strong appeal across political parties in Rajasthan.
Dec 13, 2018
Rahul Gandhi walks a tightrope in Chhattisgarh, CM choice between TS Singh Deo, Bhupesh Baghel harder than expectedAlthough it was initially believed that selecting the Chhattisgarh chief minister would be a comparatively easy task for the Congress, unlike in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, it seems that it's going to be another tight-rope walk for Rahul Gandhi.