Articles by Sandipan Sharma
May 14, 2018
Karnataka poll results to have bigger ramifications ahead of 2019; BJP win might tempt party to push for simultaneous electionsIf the Congress loses Karnataka Assembly poll, it would be a perfect opportunity for the BJP to achieve its target of a Congress-mukt (free) India.
May 08, 2018
CJI Dipak Misra impeachment case: Kapil Sibal's lack of political and legal acumen is costing Congress dearWith a lawyer like Kapil Sibal in its ranks, why does the Congress need enemies? Sibal is single-handedly capable of putting his foot in mouth, then stomping the same foot on an axe.
May 02, 2018
WHO report on pollution: Politicos playing petty politics while people choke, citizens need to demand moreGovernments in Delhi and state capitals need to bury their differences — especially in Delhi where people are suffering because of petty politics—to ensure pollution levels are brought down through policy interventions, strict enforcement of environmental laws and awareness campaigns.
May 01, 2018
Narendra Modi in Karnataka: Resurgent Congress faces stubborn BJP as polls promise to be inflection pointKarnataka Assembly election is turning out to be the inflexion point of Indian politics since it entered a new cycle in 2013. It could determine 2019 polls.
Apr 26, 2018
Rahul Gandhi rejigs Congress leadership ahead of 2019, but clash between young turks and stalwarts may cost partyCongress president Rahul Gandhi’s decision to balance various factions of the party in Madhya Pradesh shows he is learning
Apr 25, 2018
Asaram Bapu's conviction rips off 'divine' mask, but babagiri will continue till govt regulates it like businessHow does a rapist like Asaram (Asumal Sirumalani) get revered as ‘Bapu’ for decades?
Apr 20, 2018
Maya Kodnani's acquittal in Naroda Patiya massacre may erode faith of people in investigating agencies, courtsMaya Kodnani's acquittal says a lot about our justice system though. In 2012, a trial court had called her the mastermind of the Naroda Patiya massacre.
Apr 18, 2018
ATMs run dry: Lessons learnt from demonetisation seem to be forgotten as cash becomes king againPeople fear that cash is safer at home than in banks and this is further fueled by the string of scams and frauds that have hit banks
Apr 12, 2018
Kathua rape case: Blatant support for barbaric act shows how bigotry, communal haze have numbed peopleThe rape and murder of an eight-year-old in Kathua and the subsequent support for the accused tell a chilling story of a people numbed by bigotry.
Apr 03, 2018
BJP-JD(U) rift signals imminent danger for Nitish Kumar; Bihar CM at risk of becoming a political has-beenInstead of being a contender for the top job in Delhi a few years ago, Nitish Kumar is now in danger of losing Bihar and his own political equity.