Articles by Joydeep Sen Gupta
Jul 01, 2019
India vs England, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav's lack of intent in final overs elicits unpleasant memories of 1994India vs England match on Sunday revived unsavoury memories of a similar bizarre India run chase back home against West Indies on 30 October, 1994.
Jun 28, 2019
Mamata Banerjee faces fresh headwinds: West Bengal intellectuals side with doctors amid TMC-BJP battle for supremacyWest Bengal intellectuals’ growing aversion towards Banerjee is a realistic reflection of the mood on the ground.
Jun 25, 2019
Antigua to revoke Mehul Choksi's citizenship: PM of Caribbean nation says he will be extradited to India after exhausting all legal optionsAntigua and Barbuda has agreed to revoke the citizenship of economic offender Mehul Choksi, who is accused in the PNB scam along with nephew Nirav Modi.
Jun 24, 2019
Cut money row: Mamata Banerjee's intemperate statements may jeopardise TMC's prospects in civic body, West Bengal Assembly pollsWest Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee continues to tie herself up in knots, with her latest indiscretion being the raging ‘cut money’ row, which she raised publicly on 18 June
May 31, 2019
Shahnama: The right hand of saffron powerThe BJP president’s eye for detail and gargantuan efforts have taken his party to the pinnacle of power for the second time running, and earned him the number 2 slot in the Cabinet
Apr 30, 2019
Simone Noorali, Indian expat in UAE, cracks ACT with perfect score, gets accepted by 7 top US universitiesSimone Noorali, 17, is a beacon of expatriate hope in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to over two million (or 27 lakh) Indians who form the largest diaspora group in the oil-rich Arabian Gulf
Apr 17, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Mamata Banerjee's divisive politics face acid test in Gorkha-dominated DarjeelingWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's abrasive form of politics may see her get her comeuppance, when Darjeeling votes in the second phase of the seven-phase parliamentary election on Thursday
Apr 09, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: On eve of polls, Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling's opponents accuse him of boosting 'outsider' votesA little over 48 hours before Sikkim simultaneously votes for 32 Assembly seats and the lone Lok Sabha constituency in the first of the seven-phase parliamentary polls this year, an abnormal rise of over 16 percent 'outsider' voters since 2014 holds the key in the erstwhile tiny Himalayan kingdom, strategically wedged between India and China.
Apr 06, 2019
Sikkim's Sangha Assembly seat is a perfect example of the state's unique political process to protect minority rightsThe 32-member state Assembly is a unique example, where only monks from registered monasteries in Sikkim can contest.
Apr 05, 2019
A quarter century of Chamling is on test in SikkimChamling is 68 and has been the uncrowned king of this erstwhile Himalayan kingdom since 1994