All stories by Amulya Ganguli
Why Right vehemently targets LeftRediff.com14 Jul 2020
The Right needs an apparently potent and dangerous foe to keep its own followers in line. If they lower their guard, the insidious enemy may creep in, argues Amulya Ganguli.
Why the BJP is targeting the GandhisRediff.com2 Jul 2020
'Behind the BJP's anti-Congress crusade is an attempt to divert attention from the Ladakh standoff,' explains Amulya Ganguli.
Xi is the 21st century's version of HitlerRediff.com30 Jun 2020
;The world paid a heavy price for the megalomania of the Third Reich's fuehrer.' 'Will it pay a similar price for the ambitions of China's leader-for-life?' asks Amulya Ganguli.
India's dwindling circle of friendsRediff.com23 Jun 2020
'India is now surrounded on its north, west and east by unfriendly neighbours -- Pakistan, China, Nepal and Bangladesh -- some of whom are openly inimical,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
Trump and Thakur: With licences to killRediff.com4 Jun 2020
'In both cases, there is a sneering disregard for the established processes of law while dealing with what the American president and the junior Indian minister regard as unpardonable behaviour,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
Why Sitharaman lost her cool over RahulRediff.com29 May 2020
'Having long portrayed Rahul as being out of touch, the BJP was suddenly confronted with a spectacle of humbleness and concern for the downtrodden,' observes Amulya Ganguli.
What will Indian politics look like post lockdown?Rediff.com10 May 2020
'If the virulence of COVID-19 has muted the toxicity of the BJP's communalism, it will be an example of good coming out of the pandemic,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
Does Uddhav meet Opposition's search for a leader?Rediff.com5 May 2020
If Uddhav continues in this mode as a serious-minded, capable leader with his hands firmly on the steering wheel, and succeeds in enabling Maharashtra weather the current storm, there is every possibility of his emergence as a leader who will be seen as someone who is ready to play a larger role, observes Amulya Ganguli.
Will 9 diyas at 9 pm end coronavirus crisis?Rediff.com5 Apr 2020
'Not surprisingly, the call for lighting diyas, candles and other sources of illumination to demonstrate a nation's resolve to fight coronavirus has elicited astrological, numerological and even medical explanations,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
Coronavirus: How China could have saved the worldRediff.com29 Mar 2020
'There is little doubt that China today stands in the dock, charged with misdemeanour with regard to the health and well-being of its own citizens and of the people of the world,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
Why BJP welcomed Jyotiraditya ScindiaRediff.com12 Mar 2020
'The only reason why it has taken him in is to rile the Congress and also to show, yet again, how fleet-footed the saffron camp is when it comes to raiding the pastures of its rivals,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
Why India is in a dubious listRediff.com26 Feb 2020
This must be the first time in India's history that it has found itself bracketed with countries in a category which political scientists will not rate very highly if only because the group recalls Nazi Germany as one of its most infamous past members, notes Amulya Ganguli.
Lessons to learn from Delhi electionRediff.com17 Feb 2020
The politics of hate does not pay. The people are too sensible to fall for such a ruse, says Amulya Ganguli.
Foreign envoys wasting time on Kashmir junketRediff.com14 Feb 2020
'If the envoys are satisfied, it will either mean they are naive or that they are not serious about their trip, which they probably regard as some kind of a picnic, a much-needed break from their dreary routine in Delhi,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
Has shooter shot BJP's chances in Delhi?Rediff.com1 Feb 2020
'Having fared not too successfully in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand, the BJP can't afford to disappoint its supporters in Delhi,' says Amulya Ganguli.
Muslim women are fighting for the Idea of IndiaRediff.com28 Jan 2020
'For the women of a community whose seclusion has been a byword of their lifestyle to take to the streets as a means of protest is an unprecedented event,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
What if BJP stumbles in Delhi?Rediff.com21 Jan 2020
'February 11, when the results are announced, will hold the key not only to AAP's and the BJP's future, but also to the way the protests against the citizenship law, NRC and NPR evolve,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
Shiv Sena should be invited to join the UPARediff.com17 Jan 2020
'The Sena has lived with the BJP long enough to know its vulnerabilities and how to hit where it hurts the most,' points out Amulya Ganguli.
BJP forgets there are Hindus and HindusRediff.com3 Jan 2020
'In enacting the citizenship law, the BJP's focus has been so much on consolidating its Hindu vote bank all over the country to divert attention from the economic downturn that the party forgot that there are Hindus and Hindus and that one group of Hindus may not always be warmly embraced by another,' notes Amulya Ganguli.
Is Amit Shah's Chankaya image dented?Rediff.com26 Dec 2019
'Three successive failures can tarnish the image of invincibility.' 'Once this happens, Chanakya can fall prey to his adversaries outside and inside the party,' notes Amulya Ganguli.