articles by Debobrat Ghose

Politics

Delhi Election 2020: Ballimaran and Matia Mahal, Asia's biggest hub for tools and machine parts, remain awash in trash, neglect and crime

Political apathy and neglect over decades rendered this revenue-generating district of GB Road into an undeveloped area.

Politics

Ahead of Delhi polls, AAP focuses on achievements in education sector, stumps rivals with silence on national issues

Although Manish Sisodia touched upon achievements of AAP in various sectors, the common denominator of his poll address was education.

India

Anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh, powered by women, has become symbol of resistance and spawned replicas across country

The anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh, led by Muslim women, has become a symbol, a pan-India template which has been replicated in other parts of the country

Politics

In Chandra Shekhar Aazad, supporters see a new leader to spearhead Dalit movement, fill space left vacant by Mayawati's diminishing popularity

Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad was greeted with a loud cheer by hundreds of supporters as he stepped out of Tihar jail on Thursday

Politics

AAP likely to go for a sleeker manifesto for Delhi Assembly election 2020; may come up with roadmap to make city world-class

While the Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi is playing an important role in bringing in the key components of development, the feedback received from the public in the town halls conducted by Kejriwal is a major contributor in the making of the manifesto.

Politics

AAP's strategy for Delhi Assembly Election 2020: No negative campaign against BJP, Congress, dialogue with voters, focus on Kejriwal's positive work

'Let's go positive' — that's the cruz of Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) strategy to take on BJP and Congress in the upcoming Delhi assembly election. The message has been conveyed loud and clear to all party MLAs, leaders and volunteers with a special emphasis on the work done by the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government in the last five years, with a roadmap for the next five years.

Politics

Ceremonial appearances won’t bring unity; Opposition parties must focus on pan-India issues, find strong leader to challenge BJP

The resurgence of a strong and united Opposition needs a rallying point — a focussed pan-India issue and a strong leader, who can be identified as a figure who can pose a challenge to Narendra Modi

India

'Common people's safety more important': Priyanka Gandhi downplays alleged security breach on UP visit; CRPF alleges Congress leader violated protocol

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra downplayed the row over the alleged security breach by CRPF personnel on a four-day visit to Uttar Pradesh, and slammed the Yogi Adityanath government and state police for "illegal" investigations into citizens protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Act.

Politics

Key takeaways from Jharkhand poll results: Regional parties defy BJP's expansion plans, Congress hits right note with allies

The Jharkhand Assembly election results seem to be on the lines of a trend that has emerged in the country’s political scenario over the past few state elections: despite the expansionist wave of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), regional parties are holding their ground and, in some instances, even emerging stronger.

Politics

After Lok Sabha election debacle, Rahul Gandhi raring to lead Congress fightback, set party on path to revival

After maintaining a discreet distance from the party's core affairs after its disastrous performance in the General Election under his leadership, Rahul Gandhi appears set to be in the running for the party's top job again

India

CPI (Maoist) confirms death of Ravalu Srinivas alias Ramanna in audio clip; Naxal leader wanted in 2010 Dantewada, 2017 Sukma attacks

Banned ultra-Left outfit Communist Party of India (Maoist) has finally confirmed the death of Ravalu Srinivas alias Ramanna, a dreaded Maoist leader from Chhattisgarh, who died at the age of 59

India

Congress aims to tackle Centre head-on with its Bharat Bachao Rally, keeps CAB as epicentre of protest

After the Upper House cleared the bill, the Congress described Wednesday as a 'dark day in the constitutional history of India' and has decided to step up its attack against the Narendra Modi government through the rally, which was earlier scheduled to be held on 30 November

India

Narayanpur fratricide case at ITBP camp in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-affected area shows deep-rooted frustration among jawans in paramilitary forces

Narayanpur district in Chhattisgarh that is close to Maharashtra border, is a hotbed of Left Wing Extremism

India

17 killed in encounter at Chhattisgarh's Sarkeguda not Naxals, finds judicial inquiry: Villagers recall long struggle for justice

A judicial inquiry commission's report into the 2012 Sarkeguda encounter in Chhattisgarh was tabled in the Assembly on Monday.

Politics

Jharkhand election: First phase of polling to take place in backdrop of recent Naxal violence, persistent rural poverty

Out of 4,892 polling booths in Jharkhand, 1,202 have been identified as ‘sensitive’ and 1,790 booths have termed as ‘highly sensitive’ ones

Entertainment

Peshwa Baji Rao's descendant says Ashutosh Gowariker's Panipat depicts Maratha general, wife Mastani derogatorily

A descendant of Peshwa Baji Rao has expressed serious discontent with the way the legendary Maratha general and his second wife Mastani have been presented in a dialogue in the upcoming Hindi movie Panipat, and has decided to move court against the filmmaker Ashutosh Gowarikar.

India

Fear of losing ground to security forces drives Maoists to burn down construction vehicles in Dantewada to stop building of roads, new police camps

The locals are of the view that recent surrenders of Maoists and new police camps in Naxal-sensitive villages have caused frustration among the ultra-Left cadre operating in Dandakaranya region of Bastar.

India

'Let's forget past controversies': Mohan Bhagwat, addressing media post SC's Ayodhya ruling, pushes a kinder and gentler Sangh Parivar

The press conference of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat after the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya issue on Saturday was a historical first for the Sangh Parivar.

India

Delhi pollution: Experts say immediate action needed to ensure pollution-free Diwali and winter next year

Environmental experts and senior government functionaries at the Centre strongly believe that the mission to reduce pollution can only be achieved if the execution of the action plan begins immediately.

Politics

Delhi BJP's opposition to ghat for Chhath puja hands issue on platter to AAP; controversy angers locals

The Delhi BJP does not seem to realise that its stand on the issue of a ghat for the Chhath puja in Kalkaji made for bad optics.