Kumar Shakti Shekhar

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

Delhi-based journalist with more than 20 years of experience in reporting for print, TV & digital media.

POLITICS

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Rahul Gandhi makes big claims on women empowerment: Will he walk the talk?

Lately, the issues the Congress president has raised against the BJP have only served to expose his and his party’s weaknesses.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

Why NRC should be extended across all of India

Besides being a security risk, illegal Bangladeshi's influence the polity and eat into the already constrained resources of a developing India.

POLITICS

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VARIETY

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VOICES

 |   7-minute read

POLITICS

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Will Congress' reconstituted team in Madhya Pradesh be able to take on BJP?

The party has completely overlooked two communities - Brahmins and Muslims - in the latest exercise.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Useless to target Rahul Gandhi over temple visits. Congress won't win Gujarat anyway

Voters are not naive, existential issues matter more than religious and spiritual invocations.

POLITICS

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Why BJP is afraid to sack critics like Yashwant Sinha

Public mood against the government may turn stronger if action is initiated against the former finance minister.

POLITICS

 |   8-minute read

7 challenges BJP faces in Gujarat Assembly elections

Besides threatening to weaken the grip of Modi and Shah on the party, a loss will have a bearing on the subsequent polls.