• July 21, 2017
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Articles by Sanjib Kumar Das

  • Hills to plains: Bengal on the boil
    Jul 11, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    Turf war fuels Gorkhaland agitation in Darjeeling, communal violence in Baduria
  • Provocative social media posts spark violence
    Jul 11, 2017 Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    There have been seven incidents of communal violence in West Bengal over the last two months
  • Poles apart: Mamata Banerjee and Amit Shah
    Jul 11, 2017 Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    Varying political compulsions at play in West Bengal
  • India’s concerns are not without reason
    Jun 27, 2017 By Sanjib 
Kumar Das,Senior Pages Editor
    The CPEC is likely to see the mercury rise over political brinkmanship and security issues between two nuclear-armed neighbours
  • ‘Darjeeling isn’t just about Gorkhas’
    Jun 25, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar DasSenior Pages Editor
    Filmmaker Anjan Dutt reminisces about a place close to his heart
  • Darjeeling: Politics of language
    Jun 25, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    The Nepali language has acted as a common thread connecting people of various tribal origins in the Darjeeling hills
  • Political gambit cloaks ‘Queen of Hills’
    Jun 25, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar DasSenior Pages Editor
    GJM’s revival of the bogey of Gorkhaland in Darjeeling born out of a sense of desperation
  • Ram Nath Kovind: A foot in the door
    Jun 23, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    With the Electoral College numbers likely to be favourable, the NDA candidate looks set to lay his hands on the keys to the presidential palace in New Delhi
  • Centre ready to intervene in Darjeeling
    Jun 18, 2017 Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    Mamata’s claim of insurgent elements being involved is serious, Ahluwalia says
  • Of ‘half villains’ and Page 3 angst
    Jun 02, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar DasSenior Pages Editor
    Impatience and anxiety seem to be collateral damage for a young and ‘restless’ nation
  • How the AAP fire is fizzling out in India
    May 11, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    Kejriwal’s leap into the unknown has only plunged him deeper into an existential crisis with no immediate intellectual or moral deliverance in sight
  • Yogi Adityanath: Scarface in ‘cow belt’
    Mar 24, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    Political accountability has been yoked on a ‘Yogi’ or hermit in India’s largest state, with the BJP coming up with a redux of L.K. Advani with ‘Louhapurush’ (Ironman) 2.0!
  • Emergency & demonetisation: Eerie parallels
    Feb 21, 2017 Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    There are several unmistakeable points of similarities between Indira Gandhi’s controversial political move in 1975 and Narendra Modi’s fiscal ‘surgical-strike’ in 2016
  • Forebodings of a ‘super Prime Minister’
    Feb 21, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    From demonetisation to foreign policy outreach, the Indian premier has left his mark on just about anything and everything to do with the current government — and there lies the unease
  • UAE at core of India’s Mideast outreach
    Jan 24, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    Mohammad Bin Zayed’s presence at Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi tomorrow will be the centrepiece of Modi’s foreign policy recalibration in the region
  • The Rupee-Room: What’s the buzz?
    Nov 18, 2016 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    As the man on the street in India grapples with a deepening crisis over demonetisation, the upsides also deserve a look-in