articles by Pinak Pani Datta

India

Coronavirus outbreak sparks racist attacks on people from North East, stokes Islamophobia on social media

Incidents of people from the North East being racially vilified in mega cities such as Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata began coming to light over the past month.

India

Was Nathuram Godse a patriot? Before creating a love or hate campaign, first understand Mahatma Gandhi's assassin

Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mohandas Gandhi did not get a chance to write an autobiography. But he spoke for himself at the court of law

Politics

Tripura 'Maharaja' needs to get over the history of the royal house and take India's Constitution seriously

On 12 January, Pradyot Manikya Deb Barman, who is the heir to the Tripura Royal House, posted a group of photos on his Facebook profile.

Politics

Tripura Election 2018: BJP vows change, but overcoming Left Front's accomplishments won't be easy task

The Tripura Assembly election is not about ideology or policy. It's a straight fight between BJP calling for change and the Left Front desperate to retain its losing ground

India

JNUSU election: Improving campus facilities rule all manifestos; ABVP adds check on anti-national activities

With the JNUSU election right around the corner, we analyse the big four — Left Unity, ABVP, BAPSA and NSUI — on the basis of their pre-election promises

Politics

Tipraland movement: Autonomy is core to Tripura's tribal politics, but gaining power in state Assembly would be wiser

The demand for Tipraland makes no sense for the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), especially because it doesn’t even have the basic infrastructure to sustain the lives of twelve lakh people residing in it, and CPM is most likely going to rule over it as it enjoys an absolute majority in the TTAADC