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Sayantan Ghosh

Sayantan Ghosh

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The author is an associate research fellow with the Delhi Assembly Research Center.

By Sayantan Ghosh

Why it is time the Left changed their stand on caste

The Leftist political parties of India have never allowed Dalit representation because they do not even believe in the word "Dalit".

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Why GNCTD Amendment Act disrespects the people's mandate

Through this Act, the Centre has made it mandatory that the Delhi government will have to seek the LG's opinion on any executive decisions passed in the Cabinet, restricting the Delhi Legislative Assembly's powers.

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From Kanhaiya Kumar to Disha Ravi: The fear of dissent

Under the current government, India has witnessed increased paranoia against dissent.

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Why Suvendu Adhikari has pushed TMC into an existential crisis

TMC leaders, who have given their blood and soul to the party, are not happy with the rise of Abhishek Banerjee. The very loyal, ambitious, firebrand mass leaders like Suvendu Adhikari have openly declared rebellion.

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Delhi MCDs should stop blaming AAP govt for a menace of their own making

The blames and the claims of the MCDs against the Delhi government are baseless. These claims can politicise the issue, grab catchy headlines and photo-ops for protesting mayors, but cannot really solve the problem.

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Stubble burning in Covid times: Why Punjab, Haryana's apathy is worsening North India's air

The stubble burning season is here and with Covid already playing havoc with our respiratory systems, the political apathy of state governments is the last thing we need.

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Why BJP is BJP's biggest enemy in Bengal

The main enemy for the saffron party in West Bengal will not be Mamata Banerjee, but the BJP itself.

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How Delhi govt is trying to get the economy back on track in Covid times

The Delhi government under Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has come up with some very significant policy overhauls to combat the state of the poor economy.

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How Delhi govt is helping break the stigma around Covid-19

The Delhi government's initiative of distributing oximeters to Covid patients and establishing plasma banks is a step forward in overcoming the stigma around Covid-19.

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Why India needs a major policy overhaul for the post-Covid period

The need of the hour is rethinking policies and planning for the post-Covid days. The process must start right now.

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Covid-19 and Amphan: Why Bengal needs proper policy and strict implementation

In the political map of India right now, West Bengal has a special significance given that the state is led by Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee, one of the most vocal critics of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government.

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Why Arvind Kejriwal had to relax the Delhi lockdown despite coronavirus surge

The Delhi government was one of the first state governments to declare a lockdown. It did so even before the Central government announced it.

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LOL: How to keep children happily engaged this lockdown season

The Delhi government has shown the way on how to make it happen.

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Coronavirus outbreak: Delhi govt acted swiftly, but the battle is far from over

The Arvind Kejriwal administration moved quickly to put in place measures to combat the spread of Covid-19. It hasn’t forgotten the homeless and destitute.

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Why is the judiciary under pressure?

Hearing the plea on hate speeches by BJP leaders ahead of the Delhi riots, the Supreme Court said that it is feeling “pressure” of the circumstances and cannot “handle” the pressure.

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AAP 2020: Time to make Delhi a truly world-class capital

The Delhi legislative assembly election 2020 was a very important election due to various reasons, both national and local.

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How AAP has shown that BJP has neither issues nor a face to fight Delhi elections

AAP's silence on the Citizenship Amendment Act has come in for criticism, but has surely helped the party corner BJP.

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Why every state in India must follow AAP government's education model

In the past five years, the only state which has made positive headlines in matters of public education is Delhi.

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Why free rides for women in Delhi buses are not about garnering votes

Critics miss the point that increased participation of women in the workforce is critical to India's GDP growth.

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Delhi has a robust plan to clean the air. Will Centre do its bit?

The topmost polluted cities of India are in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

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