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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Smita Gupta

Articles by Smita Gupta

Mother Fixation

Mother Fixation

Oct 19, 2009 Smita Gupta

‘India = Indira’. That famous equation helped manufacture a modern deity.

The Glamour Of Poverty

The Glamour Of Poverty

Sep 28, 2009 Smita Gupta

The Congress ties itself in behavioural knots over spending

Delhi, Where The Wave Breaks

Delhi, Where The Wave Breaks

Sep 21, 2009 Smita Gupta

The Congress high command is miffed at Jagan’s stunts, but ground realities are a concern too

Worse Than Tokenism?

Worse Than Tokenism?

Sep 14, 2009 Smita Gupta

The arguments over the Women’s Bill continue to founder

When Politics Takes Flight

When Politics Takes Flight

Sep 14, 2009 Smita Gupta

For the consummate politician today, being everywhere all the time is thought of as a necessity. They have to...

The Man From Kadappa

The Man From Kadappa

Sep 14, 2009 Sugata Srinivasaraju

From eternal dissident to Congress bedrock. The party will sorely miss YSR.

A Fortress Unto Himself

A Fortress Unto Himself

Aug 10, 2009 Smita Gupta

Others may not see the method in his plan, but the PM knows what he’s doing

‘Not Everyone...But The Bad Eggs In The Party Will Be Removed’

‘Not Everyone...But The Bad Eggs In The Party Will Be Removed’

Jul 27, 2009 Smita Gupta INTERVIEWS Prakash Karat

CPI(M) general secretary on factionalism in its Kerala unit and cracks in its Bengal citadel

Rectified Spirit?

Rectified Spirit?

Jul 27, 2009 Smita Gupta

The Marxists face their worst crisis ever. Comrades look for a “reconnect”.

More Politically  Correct Than PC

More Politically Correct Than PC

Jul 20, 2009 Smita Gupta

The party's socialist heart says aye, the reformers mask their disappointment

The People, The Enemy?

The People, The Enemy?

Jul 06, 2009 Smita Gupta

Take out the Maoists, take back the people. The Left Front has a plan for Lalgarh, but can it overcome past...

In Search Of Their Lost Arc

In Search Of Their Lost Arc

Jun 29, 2009 Smita Gupta

Ideological makeover or image change? A floundering BJP is yet to decide which way to go.

Stormy Petrel

Stormy Petrel

Jun 29, 2009 Smita Gupta

So far Mamata made do with homespun radicalism. Will she rise to the next level?

A Question Of TheHeir & Now

A Question Of TheHeir & Now

Jun 01, 2009 Smita Gupta

Rahul has won Battle '09 for Congress. But will he carry on the war?

There's Dew On The Moss

There's Dew On The Moss

May 25, 2009 Smruti Koppikar

Their issues are not just Muslim, there's a desire to be part of decision-making

The India Yet To Be Built

The India Yet To Be Built

May 25, 2009 Smita Gupta

A new government is at our doorstep. Here's a list of things it needs to do in the first 100 days of power.

What Went Right For The Winners

What Went Right For The Winners

May 25, 2009 Smita Gupta

Manmohan's sincerity and some sound strategy won UPA this election

Who's Got Change?

Who's Got Change?

May 18, 2009 Smita Gupta

The Left's biggest battle yet, but is Mamata & co up to the task?

Leaning Towers

Leaning Towers

May 18, 2009 Smita Gupta

While in the election, the Left and Congress seem locked in mortal combat. Come May 16, and both could be...

The Sting Of Flint

The Sting Of Flint

Apr 27, 2009 Smita Gupta

By standing up to a bunch of blustering detractors and hitting back, Manmohan has shown he can get...