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Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Articles by Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Opinion: JNU Represents Everything Repugnant To RSS’s Idea Of Nationhood

Opinion: JNU Represents Everything Repugnant To RSS’s Idea Of Nationhood

Jan 08, 2020 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

There is a need to understand why JNU has become a target of the government for the past three years. Put...

Opinion: Narendra Modi Of 2012 Believed In Power Of Protests, He Is Overconfident And In Denial Now

Opinion: Narendra Modi Of 2012 Believed In Power Of Protests, He Is Overconfident And In Denial Now

Jan 01, 2020 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

As prime minister of a government facing initial threats of being under siege or getting beleaguered,...

Opinion: Of BJP's All Efforts To Backtrack On NRC, PM Modi's Most Pathetic

Opinion: Of BJP's All Efforts To Backtrack On NRC, PM Modi's Most Pathetic

Dec 23, 2019 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

In its election manifesto for the parliamentary polls, BJP affirmed commitment to the 'enactment of the...

An Encounter Now And Then Is Not A Solution To An Endemic Problem

An Encounter Now And Then Is Not A Solution To An Endemic Problem

Dec 07, 2019 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

The public can be expected to become a mob driven by irrational rage. But it is the brief of Parliament and...

COLUMN | Being Anti-Establishment Has Always Been JNU's Flavour, Govt Stifling It

COLUMN | Being Anti-Establishment Has Always Been JNU's Flavour, Govt Stifling It

Nov 24, 2019 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

JNU has a tradition of participative decision-making process besides its free debate and access to university...

Will Ayodhya Verdict Really Bring An End To Dispute Or Is Closure Just A Pipe Dream?

Will Ayodhya Verdict Really Bring An End To Dispute Or Is Closure Just A Pipe Dream?

Nov 10, 2019 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

The demolition of the Babri Masjid was a criminal act. Yet, possession of the land, on which it was situated,...

Life's Wisdom As A Fine Art

Life's Wisdom As A Fine Art

Nov 23, 2016 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

In a novel about Tagore and his female relatives and companions, the poet emerges as a fallible man

Life’s Wisdom As A Fine Art

Life’s Wisdom As A Fine Art

Nov 16, 2016 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

In a novel about Tagore and his female relatives and companions, the poet emerges as a fallible man

Dadri Is Forever?

Dadri Is Forever?

Nov 09, 2015 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

A win will embolden Modi in his project of polarisation

And The PM Said Aye

And The PM Said Aye

Apr 20, 2015 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

This Modi book is good on the campaign hardware and adds to the halo but avoids the discomforting bits

House Of High Points

House Of High Points

May 20, 2013 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Retains the flavour of stately Bengali prose and follows the structure of a grand opera.

From Hermitude To Holography

From Hermitude To Holography

Apr 08, 2013 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

This excerpt from a forthcoming ‘authorised-turned-unauthorised’ biography of the BJP’s man of the...

There Will Be No Full Stops

There Will Be No Full Stops

Dec 10, 2012 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

The presumption is modi faces no rivals...hence just a simple majority means a setback.

Triumph Of Wilfulness

Triumph Of Wilfulness

Nov 05, 2012 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Not Yet Prodigal Son

Not Yet Prodigal Son

Jul 02, 2012 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Barring his scorn and disregard for his peers, the RSS has not much to disagree with Modi.

The March Sky Isn’t Forever

The March Sky Isn’t Forever

Mar 19, 2012 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

Distance oneself from the perspective of the moment, and look at the verdict 2012 with a magnifying glass

Reminding, A Rough Art

Reminding, A Rough Art

Mar 05, 2012 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

One would never wish 2002 to have an encore, but to discount that possibility would mean being lulled into...

The Mayawati Math

The Mayawati Math

Nov 28, 2011 Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay

She’s seeking a role beyond a state, but reorganising UP is overdue