Articles by Debobrat Ghose
Sep 28, 2018
Rahul Gandhi tests 'soft Hindutva' in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh as Congress borrows heavily from BJP's electoral strategyAccording to political pundits, Rahul Gandhi’s approach towards soft Hindutva is an effort to come out of the clutches of "Nehruvian secularism."
Sep 18, 2018
Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election, Ajay Maken's impending absence leaves Delhi Congress facing gaping holeA two-term Lok Sabha member and three-term MLA, Ajay Maken's presence is of importance if the party needs to work towards gaining its lost ground in Delhi.
Aug 21, 2018
Shivraj Singh Chouhan cashes in on Vajpayee's goodwill in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh; Congress terms it opportunismThe image of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who belonged to Gwalior, could act as a blessing for Shivraj Singh Chouhan and help the BJP in the Madhya Pradesh polls.
Aug 15, 2018
Hindutva, intolerance in focus at launch of book on LM Singhvi; Pranab Mukherjee remembers statesman's workAt a panel discussion after the launch of 'India's Vibgyor Man', politicians discussed the state of intolerance in India and whether Hindutva was a threat to democracy.
Jul 31, 2018
Rahul Gandhi calls urgent meeting with Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders as infighting continues ahead of Assembly pollsBefore taking the 15-year BJP government in Madhya Pradesh head on in the Assembly election scheduled for the end of the year, the Congress first needs to get its house in order
Jul 18, 2018
Digvijaya Singh excluded from CWC: Former Madhya Pradesh CM sidelined in own party due to under-performance, embarrassing commentsOver the last two years, Digvijaya — the two-term chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, had gradually been kept at a distance due to his oblique remarks that embarrassed the party and also his under-performance to catapult party's winning prospects
Jun 20, 2018
BVR Subrahmanyam could be J&K's chief secretary: IAS officer's experience in dealing with insurgency makes him ideal choiceChhattisgarh additional chief secretary (Home) BVR Subrahmanyam is tipped to be the chief secretary of J&K, where Governor's Rule was imposed on Tuesday.
Apr 30, 2018
Narendra Modi government connects all villages to electricity grid: Here's how multiple agencies contributed to achieving milestoneThe Modi government has achieved an important milestone by connecting the last village in darkness on to the national power grid.
Apr 29, 2018
Rahul Gandhi foregrounds women's safety in Congress' Jan Aakrosh rally, lays ground for 2019 pollsThe Congress’ 'Jan Aakrosh Rally’ at Ramlila Maidan seems to be an earnest beginning by the party president Rahul Gandhi ahead of the Karnataka polls.
Apr 27, 2018
Congress makes tall promises in Karnataka poll manifesto, but questions on rural distress lingerThe Karnataka Congress manifesto released by Rahul Gandhi makes tall promises, but questions on deteriorating urban infrastructure, rural distress linger.