Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

OPEN TO OPINION

Writer and journalist based in Delhi. His most recent books are Sikhs: The Untold Agony of 1984 and Narendra Modi: The Man, The Times.

POLITICS

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Modi govt doing a Congress, replacing other loyalists with own

Appointment of independent directors in PSUs suddenly reminds of 'Na khaoonga, na khane doonga'.

POLITICS

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9 decisions by Modi as PM that have worked so far

Despite reservations of critics, his tactics have worked.

POLITICS

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Only way for BJP to win UP, it seems, is to burn Hindu-Muslim ties

It is banking on a mix of social polarisation, religious symbolism and nationalistic jingoism, topped with a few strands of the development yarn.

POLITICS

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BJP's cruel reaction to ex-serviceman's suicide is Modi's real #Sandesh2Soldiers

The central government is only interested in deriving political gain from the armed forces.

POLITICS

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Buried in Akhilesh's UP polls video is a subtle warning to Mulayam and Shivpal

It is also clear that this is probably just a teaser.

POLITICS

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How Yadav family feud will affect SP in UP pollsĀ 

As of now, BSP appears to be the bigger gainer from the internal fracas within Samajwadi Party.

POLITICS

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Why I will never use Ramdev's Patanjali products again

The yoga guru's political clout makes it easy for him to evade government scrutiny of his products and processes.

POLITICS

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Only Modi stands to gain from surgical attack on Pakistan

With UP, Punjab and Uttarakhand just months away from polls, the PM will attempt to leverage the strikes.

POLITICS

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Like it or not, Modi can't woo Muslims

The Sangh Parivar won't be able to win their confidence till the political clan continues to swear by their vintage icons.

POLITICS

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On Eid, Mulayam sacrifices son Akhilesh at the altar of UP politics

With Shivpal now at the helm of Samajwadi Party in the state, it's a clear advantage for BSP and others.