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Siddharth Mazumdar

  • A case to dismiss Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung

    South Block’s recent decision to boot out UPA-era Governors has once again brought back focus on the constitutional, political and moral proprietary of an institution which is by and large perceived to be ornamental. But it is not always that Governors remain titular. During episodes of political...

    Tuesday, 24 June 2014 - 6:46pm
  • The significance of Amethi in Narendra Modi’s India plan

    In the past 10 years, over 200 factories have closed down. It is amongst the 10 most backward districts in India. Craters on the moon are easier to navigate than its roads, it has the worst teacher-student ratio in Uttar Pradesh, and less than 1% of its eligible workforce got any employment from...

    Tuesday, 6 May 2014 - 1:30pm
  • The Modi wave: An election of hope and not hardliners

    “Vote for India” chants a mammoth crowd as Narendra Modi descends from a stage after addressing an election rally. This narrative repeats itself in almost all of Modi’s 200 odd Bharat Vijay rallies that he has addressed this election season.

    Friday, 25 April 2014 - 6:25pm