Bhavdeep Kang

Stories By Bhavdeep Kang

Abhijit Banerjee

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

India captivated by the legacy that is 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

Activist Greta Thunberg attends a press conference where 16 children from across the world, present their official human rights complaint on the climate crisis to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child at the UNICEF Building in New York City.

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

Under Sonia Gandhi, Congress harps on old tunes

Under Sonia Gandhi, Congress harps on old tunes

The Congress is having a 'back to the future' moment, with the return of Sonia Gandhi as party president. Her pragmatic style of function...Read More

NCP stagnant as Pawar lacks grip on the wheel

NCP stagnant as Pawar lacks grip on the wheel

On May 15, 1999, at around 6 pm, a letter signed by Sharad Pawar and two others was delivered to Congress president Sonia Gandhi at 10, J...Read More

Kartarpur Corridor

Kartarpur Corridor: Olive branch or placating?

The concluding round of talks on the Kartarpur Corridor, held at the Attari border on Wednesday

Reason tossed out, be bhakt or basher

Reason tossed out, be bhakt or basher

The proposition that the Congress' single-point agenda of “demonizing Modi” is counter-productive, first articulated by Jairam Ramesh, ha...Read More

Twisted tales of the Congress First Family

Twisted tales of the Congress First Family

One hundred years ago, in 1919, Rahul Gandhi's great-great grandfather was elected president of the Indian National Congress.

Sushma Swaraj

Warm and spirited, she led by example Head

Sushma Swaraj had several 'firsts' to her credit: first full-time woman External Affairs minister, first woman Chief Minister of Delhi, f...Read More

No sound as Sengar weaves a well-scripted plan

No sound as Sengar weaves a well-scripted plan

In a week marked by tragedies - the deaths of former Union minister S Jaipal Reddy and eminent economist Subir Gokarn and the alleged sui...Read More

Space is just next door, no longer an exotic idea

Space is just next door, no longer an exotic idea

Space travel, once the realm of science fiction, became science fact on July 20, 1969, when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set...Read More

Educating people on drug abuse is the way forward

Educating people on drug abuse is the way forward

Consumption of psychoactive substances, notably cannabis, alcohol and tobacco, dates back to pre-history, but only in the last century ha...Read More

Rubbing off a little bit of Mahatma  Gandhi on politicians

Rubbing off a little bit of Mahatma Gandhi on politicians

Albert Einstein famously said of Mahatma Gandhi that future generations would “scarce believe that such a man as this one ever in flesh a...Read More

Little something for everyone

Little something for everyone

A government emerging from a second consecutive electoral win is in a position to take big and bold decisions. From that perspective, Bud...Read More

As with Hamlet, Rahul Gandhi’s tragic flaw is indecision

As with Hamlet, Rahul Gandhi’s tragic flaw is indecision

Gandhi’s fuzzy agenda and inability to stay the course has contributed to the party’s current mess.

GM crops debate: A price tag on consumers' health

GM crops debate: A price tag on consumers' health

The mangoes we consume with such relish don’t carry a label, informing us how many times the tree from which it came has been “washed” wi...Read More

Water conservation at the backend needs attention

Water conservation at the backend needs attention

Nal se Jal or piped water for all by 2024 is the flagship programme of the current NDA government. The concept is deeply disturbing in a ...Read More

Elections

The right and left need to strike a balance in politics

The blowback from the liberal elite over the NDA’s emphatic Lok Sabha win has been expectedly severe. The voter has been charged with abu...Read More

Whatever happened to anti-incumbency?

Whatever happened to anti-incumbency?

Narendra Modi, true to his penchant for setting new records and pulling rabbits out of his Rajasthani ‘safa’, became India’s first prime ...Read More

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