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Dhirendra K Jha

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Business
No Money? Have a Bank

In the last three years, an unnatural number of bank branches have opened in former Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee’s constituency in West Bengal

08 July 2012
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India
Bengal 1, Kerala 0

The outcome of Prakash Karat’s casting vote in favour of Pranab Mukherjee

28 June 2012
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India
Mulayam’s Motives

Why the Congress cannot count on his support beyond India’s presidential poll

21 June 2012
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India
Red Rediscovery

The party may yet revive a project it had given up just recently—the Third Front

14 June 2012
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India
Dimple’s Dubious Electoral Marvel

Her Kannauj bypoll victory is historic. That is shamefully so

14 June 2012
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India
Letter Bomb from Kerala

The state’s former CM has spoken up and put the CPM’s central leadership in a fix

25 May 2012
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India
The Going Gets Bloody

An attack on a BSP rebel. A defensive speech by Mayawati. Spot the link

25 May 2012
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India
The Oust Mayawati Campaign

…has passed its point of no-return with the recent battle cry sounded at a BSP rebel conclave

09 May 2012
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India
Why Bother Re-arranging Chairs?

Even if the speculation in Delhi is true, a Kamaraj Lite Plan is unlikely to help the Congress

27 April 2012
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India
The CPM Has Split in All but Name

Prakash Karat is openly aligned with the party’s Kerala faction while the Bengal unit is headed its own way

22 April 2012

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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