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Sharmistha Mukherjee

Where will the people left out of the NRC go?

The list is out, but the suspense and trauma is not over yet for nearly 19 lakh people as their names are excluded from the list.

04 Sep 2019 1:20 AM

For eco revival, policies need to be ‘predictable’

Even the worst enemy of Modi has to acknowledge that he is a master creator of narratives.

21 Aug 2019 1:02 AM

J&K needs a touch of Vajpayee’s ‘insaniyat’

The abrogartion of Articles 370 and 35A will have far-reaching and diverse ramifications.

07 Aug 2019 1:23 AM

If NRC is mishandled, N-E may erupt again

As commonly perceived, the NRC issue is not merely a problem of illegal migrants.

29 Aug 2018 1:30 AM

Laws to protect children must be gender-neutral

The hastily-drafted ordinance had several shortcomings which have been pointed out by activists.

01 Aug 2018 12:22 AM


Heed Supreme Court, rein in the mobs and fear before it’s too late

Propaganda that transforms normal people into killing machines operates on most primal fears and insecurities of human minds.

25 Jul 2018 12:38 AM

Innovative ideas needed to keep our cities liveable

It is well known that Delhi ranks as one of the most polluted cities in the world.

04 Jul 2018 12:21 AM

Kejri’s drama is a bid to hide governance failure

Mr Kejriwal needs to find an excuse for his sheer failure in governance.

20 Jun 2018 12:45 AM

Don’t try a rush job at India’s heritage sites

No one can deny that our monuments need more care, funds and expertise for their proper conservation, restoration and maintenance.

09 May 2018 12:23 AM

Hasty ordinance is not enough to deter rapes

Many activists have pointed out that it is not the severity of the punishment, but the certainty of it that is the real deterrent.

25 Apr 2018 12:19 AM


Fast: Powerful protest tool has a long history

Hungerstrikes remain a powerful tool of political protest. It gives every citizen a powerful weapon to challenge even the mightiest power.

11 Apr 2018 12:29 AM

Movements, agitations strengthen democracy

Agitational politics had always been a legitimate way to protest against government policies or their absence.

28 Mar 2018 2:20 AM

Can AAP stop excuses, work within the rules?

Delivery and good governance does not necessarily depend on having the same party in power at both levels.

28 Feb 2018 2:53 AM

3 years of CM Kejriwal: A sense of betrayal

Needless to say, in doing do, he was in tacit understanding with the BJP.

14 Feb 2018 1:09 AM

Expand gender budget, it’s time to end neglect

Higher Budget allocations could be used to grab media headlines, but it’s the utilisation that matters.

31 Jan 2018 1:26 AM


Criminalising instant talaq: Find a better way

The government had earlier argued against making marital rape a crime on the pretext that it would break down the institution of the family.

03 Jan 2018 12:06 AM

Too few women netas: It’s time for quota bill

The total strength of women members in the newly-elected Assemblies is just seven per cent in Gujarat and five per cent in Himachal.

22 Dec 2017 12:52 AM

Polls Rahul’s first test, other challenges ahead

Even the worst enemies of Rahul Gandhi should admit that despite all the turbulence and provocation, he has emerged clean, dignified and strong.

07 Dec 2017 12:26 AM

Defeat efforts to spoil India’s humane ethos

The scary part of this narrative is that the peripheral is gradually being merged into the mainstream.

22 Nov 2017 3:00 AM

Opposition’s role: It’s not just about parties

The absence of a recognised Opposition of course doesn’t mean the erosion of the Opposition’s political space or that it has become irrelevant.

08 Nov 2017 12:25 AM