Kamal Mitra Chenoy
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English   |   Bangla

The writer is an academic and activist.

VOICES

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POLITICS

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Pledge no 'anti-national' activity: Why Yogi Adityanath's campus ordinance should scare us all

Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya were booked for sedition. Charges could never be proved and yet they suffered. This ordinance could only worsen that scenario.

MONEY

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Dire Straits: The Indian economy is in a major slowdown. Can Nirmala Sitharaman fix it?

With economic growth at its lowest and unemployment at its highest in several quarters, alongside a likely delayed monsoon, the FM's task is only uphill.

POLITICS

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How the BJP's critics and opponents got it totally wrong

The opposition couldn't stop the Modi-Shah duo. Clearly, their strategy was on the softer side.

POLITICS

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The rise and rise of BJP: And what its opponents simply can't learn

The Bhartiya Janata Party's sweep at the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 has a lot to do with the failings of the Congress-led secular parties.

POLITICS

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Shadows of NRC: 35 years after 1983's Nellie massacre, why the issue of ‘foreigners’ in Assam is boiling

BJP president Amit Shah says NRC should be implemented nationwide. It has meanwhile hit problems even in Assam, which has faced the 'locals versus foreigners' debate for decades now.

POLITICS

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What Champagne Socialism?! The Reality of Kanhaiya Kumar's Campaign

Those hurling charges of Kanhaiya's supporters being limelight-seekers have missed the real light this campaign has spread.

POLITICS

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No More Tears: Mayawati and Mulayam Singh bury their grudges. The national parties have much to worry about

Despite an extremely bitter and fractious past, Mayawati and Mulayam Singh's rapprochement holds nothing but dread for the Congress and BJP.

POLITICS

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Why Kanhaiya Kumar's battle in Begusarai represents a strong new hope for Indian politics

Caught between communalists and criminals, Begusarai sees more than a single ray of light in these student leaders.

VOICES

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NYAY is a well-meaning scheme but also a hasty move. Here's why

India's poverty data is mind-boggling and its challenges are massive. These need a comprehensive, data-backed govt responses. There are valuable suggestions from experts. The netas must listen.