• January 16, 2018
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Articles by Sanjib Kumar Das

  • Lalu Prasad Yadav: Maverick on the mat
    Jan 12, 2018 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    The unputdownable former chief minister of Bihar has never had it this rough as he is put behind bars in the fodder scam case
  • Fodder scam: At a glance
    Jan 10, 2018 Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    More than 500 have so far been accused in the case and convicted by various courts
  • ‘He calmly said what could happen to my wife …’
    Jan 10, 2018 Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    Man who helped expose fodder scam in Bihar, that has sent former CM Lalu Yadav to jail, opens up
  • Voice of the unheard: India's Dalits
    Jan 08, 2018 Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    Recent caste violence in Maharashtra a sign of simmering sense of socio-economic deprivation
  • Who are Dalits?
    Jan 08, 2018 Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    The term Dalit was popularised by economist and social reformer B.R. Ambedkar, who himself was a member of the backward caste
  • Timeline: Atrocities against Dalits
    Jan 08, 2018 Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    Violence committed against India's Dalits in the last 12 months
  • India continued to spring surprises
    Dec 28, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    The ruling BJP’s string of wins was sustained, but the Congress party emerged stronger than expected under a new captain
  • Sonia Gandhi: An enduring enigma
    Dec 22, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das,Staff Writer
    From her courtship days with Rajiv, to handing over the mantle of the Congress party to son Rahul, Sonia’s tryst with India constitutes a fascinating narrative
  • How Rahul Gandhi changed the script
    Dec 17, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    The fifth generation scion of Nehru-Gandhi family reinvents himself as he takes over as chief of India’s Congress party
  • Rahul Gandhi is in a Catch-22 situation
    Dec 17, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    In a bid to counter BJP’s Hindu nationalist pitch in Gujarat, the new Congress president has walked into the trap of playing the religion card
  • Bollywood gets a dose of reality
    Dec 13, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    The urge to see life as it is and ask a few probing questions with honesty have helped the industry in the world’s largest film-producing country to truly turn the corner
  • Diff 2017 review: ‘In the Shadows’
    Dec 12, 2017 Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    Monoj Bajpayee delivers a power-packed performance in this drama about a middle-aged man haunted by his lost childhood
  • Padmavati row refuses to die down
    Nov 20, 2017 Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    Fringe group holds film’s release to ransom, even as Deepika Padukone pulls out of summit
  • Padmavati and India’s culture vultures
    Nov 20, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Staff Writer
    Attack on the period movie yet again reveals a dangerous attempt to usurp intellectual space and tyrannise cultural identity
  • India's currency ban: shock therapy, mock ‘trial
    Nov 08, 2017 By Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    One year on, demonetisation has raised more questions than it has answered
  • Taking the world on a Marxist-Leninist whirl
    Oct 25, 2017 Sanjib Kumar Das, Senior Pages Editor
    From St Petersburg to Santiago, Kolkata to Havana, the Bolsheviks shook the intelligentsia and the commoner alike like never before