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Apr 22, 2018
2019 polls: Mamata Banerjee trying to hold off BJP by reclaiming Lord Ram, but only dividing her base and stateWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s moves to contest BJP’s monopoly over Lord Ram appeared to have backfired.
Apr 19, 2018
Bengal's Dalits reduced to political pawns as BJP, TMC play caste card ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha pollsBJP is trying hard to use Dalits and OBCs, both Hindi and Bengali-speaking, as battering rams to raid the fort of its friend-turned-foe Mamata
Apr 03, 2018
JNU's selective outrage over alleged sexual offenders reeks of hypocrisy that must be structurally addressedJNU: The fact that one complainant is fighting a lone legal battle and another set has found support in a campaign that made national headlines shows it is not the person but the ideology of the offender that matters more.
Jan 10, 2018
West Bengal Panchayat Polls: Why TMC, Mamata Banerjee are embracing janeu-dhaari politics to counter BJPThere’s something curious going on in the state of West Bengal. Mamata Banerjee, who has for long battled charges of minority appeasement, has taken a sudden and sharp turn towards janeu-dhaari politics.
Dec 11, 2017
France's conservatives choose Laurent Wauquiez as leader: 42-year-old is a staunch critic of Emmanuel MacronFrance's conservatives chief Laurent Wauquiez is a hard-hitting critic of Emmanuel Macron, whom he dismisses as out of touch with rural France and weak on security.
Dec 10, 2017
From discrediting intellectuals to incompetent appointments: All the ways Narendra Modi regime has changed IndiaOver the past few weeks, we've been seeing a range of articles on how Indian polity and society have changed since the demolition of the Babri Masjid. The Ram Janmabhoomi movement (along with the India-China War of 1962 and the Emergency milieu) was a crucial turning point in the political fortunes of the Hindu right. It is, however, important to point out what all has changed in terms of polity, state policy and social responses in India since the Modi government first came to power in 2014.
Nov 05, 2017
Amid changing nature of sex as an activity, debates over Raya Sarkar's list represent post-colonial binariesThe reactions against Raya Sarkar's list is fascist in their language, which ironically, is similar to the language of 'anti-national' used by the Hindu right
Oct 08, 2017
Amit Shah attends Delhi leg of Janaraksha Yatra, lashes out at CPM over political violence in KeralaBJP chief Amit Shah on Sunday said that "politics of violence" is in the nature of the communists as he lashed out at the CPM over the political violence in Kerala.
Oct 02, 2017
Pinarayi Vijayan slams Mohan Bhagwat for remarks on minorities: 'Don't need advice from those who turned back on freedom struggle'Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan lashed out at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, saying that Keralites did not need any advice on nationalism from those who had turned their back towards the freedom struggle and served the colonial rulers.
Jun 05, 2017
Of 'presstitutes' and media: Don't blame just BJP, art of sycophancy emerged during Congress reignAfter the recent fracas on live television between NDTV anchor Nidhi Razdan and BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, here’s a word or two about “presstitutes”.