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Gautam Mukherjee

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Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, Here We Come!

Study Wuhan and Mamallapuram in the backdrop of the fact that things are not quite working out in China-Pakistan economic relations, notwithstanding the urge of the communist state to contain India and that of the Islamic state to challenge it

Where China & India, Resisting &...

What you see in Hong Kong is China resisting democracy; what you see in Kashmir is India promoting it; a reasonably capitalist China does not offer freedom politically but India, held back at times by the choice of the people, is still opening up; there could be a point of convergence as the two nations move in opposite directions

Economy Under Modi: The Worm Always...

As an emerging economy, though even now in the top ten, if 5% were to become the annual figure instead of just the latest quarter, we have to see it through the prism of the embedded growth propulsion in our DNA

Modi-Shah-Doval Turn Tables On Forces Of...

Under the architects of the integration of the newly named Union Territories, Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s vision of a Kashmir as a fully integrated part of India will certainly go forward

Economy Falters In NDA Govt’s Smoke-And-Mirrors...

Modi 1.0 was no great shakes at the economy either, despite the expectations raised in the 2013-14 campaign; 'acche din' was a great, if empty, slogan in 2013, and it remains so in 2019

Modi Raj: Everyone’s Gone To The...

Are there any jobs or opportunities for bhakts? Doesn’t look like it. They will chant ‘Modi-Modi’ and swear. They don’t want anything in return!

How Jammu-Kashmir can be integrated with...

The recipe for integration of Jammu and Kashmir into India was badly cooked right from the beginning, but here's how Article 370 and Article 35A can be undone

A Dogged Tale

The Wicked Queen’s obsequious mirror in the Snow White Palace can’t best this. Dog...

Why Is Government Running Businesses?

Gandhiji may have written fairly extensively about governance being a solemn trusteeship, meaning thereby,...

NaMo: Visionary Extraordinaire

It is not every day one finds oneself reviewing an unabashed paean of praise,...

Silly To Ask For Gold

The Narendra Modi Government appears to have made do with lazily tweaking the old...

The Number Game

Stars often take on stage and screen names. Hence the metamorphosis of Norma Jean...

Evenhandedness Is Key

If you cry ‘forward’ you must be sure to make clear the direction in...

Slow Boat To India

From the West, in the days when China was a very long horse ride...

Protesting Regime Change?

The beef murder is occupying almost all the media space, bristling with as much...

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