Swapan Dasgupta

Aakar Patel asks Muslims to demand 'reserved seats in Hindu rasthra', Swapan Dasgupta thanks him for his honesty

Aakar Patel asks Muslims to demand 'reserved seats in Hindu rasthra', Swapan Dasgupta thanks him for his honesty

He said: “Muslims should push for reserved seats or separate electorates. Hindu Rashtra will not concede rights. Partition happened becau...Read More

Swapan Dasgupta calls out West Bengal govt for pulling plug on Calcutta News for criticising it

Swapan Dasgupta calls out West Bengal govt for pulling plug on Calcutta News for criticising it

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta, on Tuesday, called out West Bengal government for pulling the plug on Calcutta News for criticising T...Read More

Shaheen Bagh sails under false colours: Swapan Dasgupta

Shaheen Bagh sails under false colours: Swapan Dasgupta

Till a month ago, and despite having lived in the National Capital for decades, I had no idea where Shaheen Bagh was. Even now I have onl...Read More

Babul Supriyo, Swapan Dasgupta, Chandra Bose skip party meeting on future state President

Babul Supriyo, Swapan Dasgupta, Chandra Bose skip party meeting on future state President

The meeting to decide who is in line was held at the National Library on Thursday. Ghosh, while addressing his party workers said, "Our m...Read More

BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta locked up for 6 hours by university students in West Bengal

BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta locked up for 6 hours by university students in West Bengal

BJP Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta, on a visit to Visva-Bharati University to deliver a lecture on the new citizenship law CAA, was c...Read More

'Locked into room with mob outside': BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta faces protest in Bengal university over CAA meeting

'Locked into room with mob outside': BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta faces protest in Bengal university over CAA meeting

'Locked into a room with mob outside': BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta faces protest after going to address CAA meeting in Bengal university

CAB violence in Bengal: BJP RS MP Swapan Dasgupta accuses Mamata of allowing a 'certain community to run riot'

CAB violence in Bengal: BJP RS MP Swapan Dasgupta accuses Mamata of allowing a 'certain community to run riot'

Tension prevailed in West Bengal, a day after protesters against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) blocked roads and vandalised railway...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

Rahul Gandhi should display awareness & gravitas

Rahul Gandhi should display awareness & gravitas

It is entirely possible to be sympathetic to the argument emanating from the Congress camp that the alliance talks with the Bahujan Samaj...Read More

A melodramatic hug and a tell-tale wink

A melodramatic hug and a tell-tale wink

The emphatic victory of the Narendra Modi government in the no-confidence motion moved by the Telugu Desam Party was creditable. But it d...Read More

More the merrier in silly season

More the merrier in silly season

In many countries of the West, there exists a ‘silly season’, the time most natives pack their bags and go off on their sacrosanct summer...Read More

Difficult case of asylum seekers & Germany

Difficult case of asylum seekers & Germany

These are troubling days for Germany. Last Wednesday evening, Germany found itself eliminated from the football World Cup being played in...Read More

India is no longer on UK fast track

India is no longer on UK fast track

Last week, there was a strong undercurrent of indignation in middle class India over the exclusion of India from the list of countries ap...Read More

Provoking others to achieve fame

Provoking others to achieve fame

Public discourse in a large and diverse country in India invariably tends to be episodic. What grabs the headlines for a day or even a we...Read More

A nationalist spoke out loud and clear

A nationalist spoke out loud and clear

India is never lacking in seasonal entertainment that often passes off as public controversy. The frenzy — both among the editorial and p...Read More

On the cusp of a great transformation

On the cusp of a great transformation

Apart from that brief moment in 2015 when a combination of the Delhi and Bihar Assembly elections and the award wapasi stir galvanised th...Read More

Trying to drive the ‘good governance’ cart

Trying to drive the ‘good governance’ cart

The unveiling of the ‘saaf niyat, sahi vikas’ theme to define the commemoration of the fourth year of its administration, is calculated t...Read More

Karnataka Elections 2018: Unholy alliance needs a dip in holy Ganges

Karnataka Elections 2018: Unholy alliance needs a dip in holy Ganges

Winning the trust vote naturally involved dodgy moves. Yet, as Indira Gandhi often demonstrated, the electorate always nurtures a grudgin...Read More

Injecting politics with extra fire and power

Injecting politics with extra fire and power

With just about 12 months left for voting in the 2019 general election to commence, it is only natural that political activity is getting...Read More

Commonwealth: A last throw of the dice

Commonwealth: A last throw of the dice

London this week was preoccupied with the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. It is an event made particularly special because this...Read More

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