Indian Politics

West Bengal and Assam election results and its impact on Bangladesh

The Election Commission in India needs to be congratulated for conducting a free and fair election in Assam and West Bengal, among others, as no party has alleged any rigging in the outcome of...

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

Is a federal party possible?

When former Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that they would not allow the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to return to power, she hinted at joint action on the part of the Opposition. It also...

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

West Bengal and Assam election results and its impact on Bangladesh

The Election Commission in India needs to be congratulated for conducting a free and fair election in Assam and West Bengal, among others, as no party has alleged any rigging in the outcome of...

May 21, 2016
May 21, 2016

Assam Election Results - What does it mean for Bangladesh?

The results of the recently held Assembly Elections in Assam are of great significance to Bangladesh. Firstly, the BJP-led alliance has won with an agenda which is apparently directly detrimental...

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

The receding of the Congress tide

The pattern of voting and the places where the BJP has won show that the party has uprooted a well-entrenched Congress. What it means in real terms is not the success of the BJP's ideology but...

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

A visit to Srinagar

New Delhi has to appreciate the fact that the Kashmiris' desire to distance themselves from India may not be considered in any meaningful transfer of power from New Delhi to Srinagar. Yet, the...

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

Acts of commission and omission

Corruption in all the three neighbouring countries - India, Pakistan and Bangladesh - has become a way of life. A politician's standard of living is now so high that the emoluments which he...

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Dubious chopper deal

The past seems to be catching up fast with President Pranab Mukherjee.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Indian minister caught on cam touching woman inappropriately

Madhya Pradesh of India Home Minister Babulal Gaur has struck again. This time the minister was caught on camera inappropriately touching a woman during an event in Bhopal, reports India Today.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

The Kohinoor story

It is clear that the British have no intention of returning the diamond or, for that matter, tons of material which is stored in the basement of museums in London. Though there was no response from...

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Water, water everywhere, but…

New Delhi has set up the Central Water and Power Commission to have a systematic plan to harness not only water but also generate power. This has worked to a large extent, but in certain parts of...