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Lok Sabha elections 2024 | Assam ground report: Bodos seem to be at peace, at last

So, what’s the deal with Bodos? Quite simply, it is a fierce determination to protect their native culture, language and customs. A dignified… Read full story

Opinion: Who really feeds India?

A lot could happen between now and early March when the Election Commission of India announces the Lok Sabha poll schedule. Perhaps, the protesting farmers with their “Delhi Chalo” chant and the NDA regime can… Read full story

2G Corruption Scam and Public Faithlessness in the UPA Regime

On 2 February 2012, Justice AK Ganguly and Justice GS Singhvi of the Supreme Court of India delivered a thunderbolt that not only caused ripples across Corporate India but also shook the very foundations… Read full story

Sandeshkhali and power

Trends are a long-term phenomenon. Even in West Bengal, the clear trend is that Hindu voters have started voting as ‘Hindus’. The co-author has a full-time domestic… Read full story

Should India bother about Elections in Pakistan?

Indians don’t seem to care at all about what is happening with the elections in Pakistan. By the time you read this, national “elections” in Pakistan would have been done and dusted… Read full story

Lok Sabha 2024: From Nellie to New India

There is a wary silence on the streets as our SUV slowly navigates the neighbourhood. For the nth time, the author gets down from the car and attempts a conversation with the folks strolling around… Read full story

American Democracy is becoming a Joke

Before commenting on the myriad flaws in Indian democracy, western commentators would do better to focus on how American democracy is becoming a joke and a farce. Large sections of India, both the so-called… Read full story

Hemant Soren’s arrest by ED and the enduring political instability in Jharkhand

Jharkhand is being left far behind by yet another tribal-dominated state Chhattisgarh that were formed together in November 2000. Without a doubt, the arrest of the recently… Read full story

The Exodus Of January 1990

In January 1990, along with tens of thousands of others, she fled the valley and settled in a refugee camp in Jammu. She had no clue what would happen to her job as a schoolteacher. Terrifying tales… Read full story

Opinion: Budget 2024 – Optimism scores over the sting of inflation

Before we delve deeper into the details of the exclusive CVoter survey of Indian consumers on the eve of the Interim Budget 2024-25, let’s highlight just one data point… Read full story