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Amit Sengupta

Amit Sengupta

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Amit Sengupta is a journalist and writer based in Delhi.

By Amit Sengupta

NRC and spillover politics: For Bengalis in Cooch Behar enclaves, home is where the hurt is

These Indian citizens have been reduced to 'dots' on the map of border politics.

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Assam's Citizenship Bill will only push the state into a Kafkaesque nightmare

The bizarre implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill have proved a nightmare.

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Sterlite police firing: J Snowlin is dead, but Tuticorin is not defeated

Days after the police brutality, terror looms large across the town and villages surrounding the Sterlite plant.

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Why Kairana is not listening to BJP this time around

The prevailing sentiment reeks of angst, acrimony and anger.

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Why the image of man in a yellow shirt with a sniper shooting at Tuticorin protesters will haunt us

As in Gaza, or in Kashmir, police firing seems to be almost always done to shoot and kill.

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More than 50 Palestinians killed by Israeli snipers – there's no end to suffering

Orthopaedics are saying that Palestine will now witness 'a new generation of cripples'.

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Why Kafeel Khan’s bail and Asaram found guilty of child rape brought hope

Some court judgments, of late, have raised questions on probe agencies and the judicial process.

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Why the Sunderbans and Royal Bengal Tiger are in danger

A slated coal-fired power station is the monster that is threatening to change the entire ecological dynamics of this hot spot.

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Kisan Long March shows farmers have decided to make themselves heard

The rally has pointed out to the political, media and business elite that people want economic and social rights, not the communal game.

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Why BJP razing Lenin's statue is sad and shameful

It marks the rise and rise of fascism in India, and the violent, pathological power of the one-dimensional neo-Nazi, backed by the mighty Indian state.

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Why Manik Sarkar failed to stop BJP's win in Tripura Assembly elections

The fall of the Left is as transparent as the old Marxist prophecy: history repeats itself, first as a farce, then, as tragedy, and a nightmare.

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Will open prisons become a reality in India?

The system is based purely on trust. Prisoners leave for work in the morning and come back in the evening.

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Kasganj violence: No one is safe from Hindutva storm troopers

Attack on school bus, and stopping Prasoon Joshi from attending Jaipur Lit Fest are all signs of India is under siege now.

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Why Dalits, youth and women are sparking mutinies in India

Yes, there will be poetry, about dark times.

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BJP can no longer take Dalits for granted

A Freedom March would be taken out on July 11 from Gujarat's Mehsana to commemorate the first anniversary of the Una flogging incident.

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The poison is not in the momo but BJP's food politics

Should pork, chicken, mutton, fish, all be banned?

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'New India' of Hindutva needs Dalit anger and student protests

The good news is that the rebels have refused to go down without a fight.

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Why senior journalists are saying BJP will win UP elections

There is reason to believe these prophecies are driven by the vested interest to create a 'victory ripple' for the saffron party.

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Why AAP scares Modi

The young party is being hounded by the ruling regime with relentless anxiety.

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Trump's America can't become great again if it's divided and depressed

His ascendancy in the midst of thousands of women protesters is not going to help heal the wounds of a polarised nation.

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For John Berger, in the beginning was the gaze

In his work, the medieval renaissance painting can very well become integrated with modern advertising of the consumer society.

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Why I'm quitting IIMC: Prof 'targeted' for support to Rohith, JNU

This is part of a larger witch-hunt against intellectual freedom, academic autonomy and professional excellence.

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