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189th Day Of Lockdown

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Shikha Mukerjee

Shikha Mukerjee: Amphan’s aftermath set to test Mamata & Modi

India is yet to declare devastation caused by Amphan a national disaster; its dithering is a signal of the political leadership’s inadequacy

26 May 2020 4:56 PM

Political trade grows: RS is the new market

Politicians have made enterprises of themselves and their constituents

18 Mar 2020 12:03 AM

Bengal war: Just political smarts won’t be enough

As much as other issues, parliamentary democracy in a multi-party federal State will also be on trial.

04 Mar 2020 3:00 AM

A chance for Mamata to grab secular space?

West Bengal will be the most closely watched state in this contest.

25 Feb 2020 2:48 AM

BJP failed to gauge the anger of women, youth

The subtext of the amendment is that the Muslim is not rooted; she is not a legitimate daughter of “Bharat Mata”.

13 Feb 2020 5:40 AM

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Pluralist vs polarised grassroots democracy

Citizenship as a basic identity has had the effect of bringing the politics down to earth.

21 Jan 2020 4:37 AM

Decision time for Cong: Can it lead from front?

This is not a political impasse that can be negotiated through complicated calculations of advantage and profit.

08 Jan 2020 2:16 AM

Govt’s desperate hurry on CAB seems puzzling

The protesters and the posters in the Northeast, including Assam, are angry and upset by “illegal migrants”.

09 Dec 2019 12:38 AM

Playing fast, going slow: Politicians & apex court

The BJP can trade all the horses it wants, but it cannot put back together again the broken bits of its claim to being a clean party.

26 Nov 2019 12:13 AM

Momentum of inertia, govt remains in denial

The hectic legislative schedule of the BJP on establishing a proto Hindu rashtra with lawful approval masks a curious and intriguing deletion.

18 Nov 2019 1:58 AM

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Food power in politics: Onions make you cry

The old-fashioned, down to earth politicians of the present generation are wary about the sentiments of food; prices, availability and quality.

12 Nov 2019 2:49 AM

Maha, Haryana signals: Lesson of half-full glass

If the BJP really meant to do what it had declared — one nation, one vote — the best time to get started would have been now.

29 Oct 2019 12:09 AM

BJP plays puja politics, tramples on tradition

The tradition in West Bengal is that in the festival season there is no politics.

07 Oct 2019 2:17 AM

How will one card solve any of India’s problems?

The BJP may have been right when it laid down the law — one man-one post.

27 Sep 2019 1:46 AM

As BJP flounders, is the best still to come?

Consider that Bangladesh started out as a devastated nation when it fought and parted company with Pakistan.

11 Sep 2019 1:37 AM

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Who is a citizen? Going down a dangerous path

The publication of the list of citizens on August 31 was the day when India arrived at the crossroads.

05 Sep 2019 12:53 AM

What citizenship means: IAS man’s wake-up call

It is significant that Mr Gopinathan has not opposed the decision to abrogate Article 370 and Article 35A.

29 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

A Greek tragedy: Is that how the Congress ends?

It is, today, a disaster as it has no clue of what it should do next, under the present political circumstances.

14 Aug 2019 1:22 AM

In party defections, voters are being cheated

When 34 per cent of the panchayat seats in West Bengal went unopposed to the Trinamul Congress, Mr Shah described the situation as “misrule”.

16 Jul 2019 12:36 AM

Article 356 to backfire, BJP keeps Bengal pot boiling

The sentiment quotient in politics has zoomed in the past five years, across the country and in Bengal.

10 Jul 2019 2:24 AM

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