Bhavdeep Kang

Stories By Bhavdeep Kang

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal snatches baton of ‘vikas’, leaves BJP shuffling

The “Arvind Kejriwal for prime minister?” hyperbole on social media is inevitable, given the scale and circumstances of his victory in De...Read More

Why are we silent in the face of the ‘silent killer’?

Why are we silent in the face of the ‘silent killer’?

Noise pollution has emerged as a significant public health hazard, but is given the silent treatment by administrators. The adverse healt...Read More

Fuss in the West: A disparate frame of reference on refugees

Fuss in the West: A disparate frame of reference on refugees

When US President Donald Trump visits India, the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) may well crop up in discussions with Prime Minister Nare...Read More

Rahul Gandhi with sister Priyanka Vadra and brother-in-law Robert Vadra arrives to pay tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 24th death anniversary at his memorial 'Vir Bhumi' in New Delhi.

Spotlight on Vadra’s ‘associate’ CC Thampi should play well for AAP in Delhi elections

The arrest of CC 'Kallu' Thampi, the Dubai-based businessman and alleged associate of Congress 'damaad' Robert Vadra, ahead of the Delhi ...Read More

AAP’s mettle rooted in the improved lives of Delhi citizens

AAP’s mettle rooted in the improved lives of Delhi citizens

Elections in Delhi generate an interest all out of proportion to its geographical dimensions (1,484 sq. km) and population (19 million). ...Read More

With Priyanka’s astute presence, can Congress rise from the ashes?

With Priyanka’s astute presence, can Congress rise from the ashes?

In the early 1990s, the Congress had an impressive grassroots organisation, which dwindled into nothingness under the expanding footprint...Read More

Pulwama attack (February 14, 2019): One of the deadliest terror attacks in which 40 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were martyred. A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle carrying over 100 kg of explosives into their bus in Pulwama district.

The year has been overshadowed by incidence & severity of violence

Just when it looked as if the police crackdown on lynching of alleged child-lifters, cow-killers and minorities was beginning to take eff...Read More

Act right now, climate emergency is not a problem of the future

Act right now, climate emergency is not a problem of the future

Obviously, the countries of the North and South have different perspectives on environmental responsibility. Historically, the developed ...Read More

CAB shields our borders, does not counter religious freedom

CAB shields our borders, does not counter religious freedom

Decisions on granting asylum to refugees are always tough, because each one has a moving backstory. Moral and pragmatic issues have to be...Read More

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Form of penalty is secondary only to swift judicial process

Seven years after Nirbhaya, the rape and murder of a young veterinary doctor near Hyderabad has outraged India. Then, as now, protestors ...Read More

FPJ EDIT: Has Maha politics been freed of ideological trappings?

FPJ EDIT: Has Maha politics been freed of ideological trappings?

Academics have long argued that the world is heading towards a post-ideological phase, in which ideology is no longer the defining featur...Read More

Student activism: A key, efficacious force

Student activism: A key, efficacious force

Student activism in India is as old as its universities. For over a century, students have channelled their youthful zeal into large caus...Read More

Ayodhya land

A collective end to a historical movement

Opinions on the Supreme Court's Ayodhya judgment are as diverse as the parties involved, but the one thing they can all agree on is that ...Read More

More men, more food, but old ways have to change

More men, more food, but old ways have to change

The 'year of smoke' or the 'red sky year' is how 2019 is likely to be remembered. Fires raged across continents, destroying millions of h...Read More

BJP has to refine its act to emerge unscathed

BJP has to refine its act to emerge unscathed

The diminution of its voteshare vis-à-vis Lok Sabha 2019 indicates that while electors still repose faith in the BJP, the issues in focus...Read More

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

At last, a firm step to check the population

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has boldly gone where many chief ministers have not gone before, by greenlighting the two-child n...Read More

The sombre state of science research in India

The sombre state of science research in India

An Indian-origin economist winning a Nobel Prize naturally boosts feel-good sentiments across the country. Bengalis, who account for both...Read More

Bhagwat: Reassuring but nuanced stand

Bhagwat: Reassuring but nuanced stand

RSS Sarsanghchalak Mohan Rao Bhagwat's Vijayadashami speech was reassuring, for the ideologically moderate citizens who are justly distur...Read More

A girl poses for a picture with her face painted depicting a portrait of India's independence hero Mahatma Gandhi

India captivated by the legacy that is Mahatma Gandhi

The one question Gandhian scholars have learnt to dread is “What is Gandhi's relevance today?”, because no matter how many times it is as...Read More

UN Climate Action Summit: A rightful fight by the post-millenials

UN Climate Action Summit: A rightful fight by the post-millenials

Green teen Greta Thunberg put an entire generation on the mat when she asked, “How dare you?” She told world leaders at the UN Climate Ac...Read More

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