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Abhijit Majumder

Abhijit Majumder

abhijit.majumder@mailtoday.in
Journalist. Managing editor, Mail Today.

By Abhijit Majumder

What a football match taught me about new India

At the FIFA U-17 cup, an assertive patriotism is on display, while the Northeast shows it's the country's sports powerhouse.

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How surgical strikes killed India's ‘soft state’ image

India wanted to send Pakistan a message.

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Why Rohingyas need to be deported

Hosting over 14,000 refugees from the community will give Pakistan a chance to create trouble in India.

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Why BJP's final frontiers Bengal and Kerala will be a long, bloody battle

The entry in both states is hardly going to be easy or bloodless, as we are already witnessing.

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How some people are making India a cleaner place to live in

A nation can become a superpower without nuclear power but not without civic sense.

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Why Modi chose the humble radio for Mann ki Baat

A newly released eponymous book comes packed with trivia and perspective on the PM’s popular radio show.

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Baahubali to Sita, India is re-imagining its past and culture in a bold way

The rush for myth-mining is unprecedented as scores of books and movies are being rolling out.

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Mufflerman to Pepe Le Pen, how memes became a political weapon

Their creators could be the hot new things in the future job market.

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Sheikh Hasina visit: Why India and Bangladesh must not have a ‘friendly’ border

Both parties have a lot to lose from a porous line dividing our geographies and affecting our security and politics.

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Humiliation in polls not enough, this is how Rahul Gandhi can annihilate Congress

It's time the party promotes him to be its president.

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Modi sarkar's gearshift point: How UP Assembly election win changes Indian polity

It will give BJP the last word.

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Why India needs one-time polls

The country is likely to witness elections for two to five Assemblies every six months till 2021.

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A rong too many: Mamata is turning Bengali into medium of destruction

Now her government is dropping the word Ram from textbooks.

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George Michael, music’s tragic hero and founder of a new masculinity

While Bowie and Prince pushed the boundaries of androgyny, the British pop star's alter ego played out a bronzed-up, muscular, hard-partying, heterosexual trope.

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Most Indians are happy with Modi's demonetisation drive, don't trust TV news

The nation must bear a couple of weeks of inconvenience patiently, given what it has already achieved and promises to do.

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5 things about Delhi that bring me joy

Bringing some Diwali cheer from the newsroom.

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Ae Dil Hai Mushkil row: People of the nation have spoken

With zero violence, campaign after angry campaign has achieved boycott of films, books and businesses which make citizens angry.

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How Balochistan is now everybody’s war

Indians join Baloch to unleash global info blitzkrieg on ground and social media to corner Pakistan.

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Kolkata has its saints of reason, doesn’t need to celebrate Mother Teresa

She received grants and awards and mingled with the world’s mightiest politicians, figureheads, industrialists and even brutal dictators.

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How a furious Mehbooba is setting Kashmir free from hypocrisy

India has perhaps never had a CM in Srinagar who spoke so fiercely in the nation's voice.

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Mahasweta Devi: Wild child of Indian literature you must meet in her works

Her rebelliousness and wry humour were intact till the end.

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Bangladesh is an old Islamist lab with new ISIS signboard

Dhaka attack is part of waves of wanton violence and genocide lashing the region for a century.

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Brexit will work: Britons are best when selfish as a nation

Waterloo is not the only time the British have turned seemingly insurmountable odds into opportunity.

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Modi government's biggest battle set to begin in the warfield of education

For the first time in independent India, the Left-of-Centre narrative will be seriously challenged.

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Release Ambedkar from the prison of his identity

Babasaheb was much bigger than just a leader of Dalits or the architect of Constitution.

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Modi keeps suit-boot away, enters the farm

PM stumps opponents with a politically loaded pro-farmer, pro-underdog Union Budget.

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Just how well do you know Feluda?

'Feluda@50' tries to make sense of a remarkable journey of Bengal and perhaps India's best-known detective.

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Hindu society needs a movement to kill caste

It has no use whatsoever in this time.

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Modi's BJP needs to be party of the underdog in 2016

It has to foist leaders in whom the lowest strata of society can see themselves.

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Modi needs a Thatcher moment

As his invincibility stands challenged after Bihar and in Parliament, he needs to emerge tougher from the crisis, like Thatcher in 1981.

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