Kaushik Deka
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Associate Editor, India Today

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

NRC mess: The missing foreigners of Assam

Many are disappointed with a low headcount of illegal immigrants in Assam. And this could well lead to a re-evaluation.

POLITICS

 |   25-minute read

Deconstructing the NRC: With wrongful exclusion and inclusion of names, will the list do justice to the Assamese?

With a decision on the controversial National Register of Citizens approaching, we look at the history of the NRC and illegal immigration in Assam. We also decode if the NRC is 'anti-Muslim'.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

Rahul Gandhi clears first test by suspending Mani Shankar Aiyar

The pace and the manner in which the party president-to-be handled the controversy marks a shift in Congress politics.

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

One year on, how Sarbananda Sonowal has fared as Assam CM

He is fortunate to be heading the state when there is a strong feel-good factor.

VARIETY

 |   13-minute read

The truth I learnt about Ramdev and Patanjali

[Book extract] Within a decade, the young boy reduced his 'permanent disability' to a temporary aberration. He could walk again.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Jayalalithaa was a political ally nobody could trust

She could never be relied on, yet the AIADMK chief was frantically wooed.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Cauvery row: Why Siddaramaiah is always in the news for wrong reasons

The Karnataka CM failed to use the infamous water dispute as an opportunity to rise to the occasion.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Can Prashant Kishor make Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh shake hands in UP?

On paper, this friendship has the potential to destroy all other rivals, including the BSP and BJP.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

UP polls: Rahul Gandhi's kisan yatra marks many firsts for Congress

Prashant Kishor has added his own imprint to the strategy and that may be the difference between the party's success and failure.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Why Debabrata Saikia is the smartest choice for Congress in Assam

His low profile and measured visibility has managed to keep him politically fresh in the public psyche.