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Uttam Ghosh

Ace illustrator Uttam Ghosh is the brain behind the popular Uttam's Take series. You can e-mail the author at uttamghosh@rediffmail.com

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Uttam's Take: 5/8, a date India won't forget

Uttam's Take: 5/8, a date India won't forget

Rediff.com2 days ago

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the events of August 5, 2020.

Uttam's Take: Rafales are good, but what about COVID?

Uttam's Take: Rafales are good, but what about COVID?

Rediff.com30 Jul 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the Rafales's arrival at a time when India's coronavirus crisis is getting worse.

Uttam's Take: UP's Andha Kanoon

Uttam's Take: UP's Andha Kanoon

Rediff.com11 Jul 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Vikas Dubey's arrest and mysterious death in a police encounter.

Uttam's Take: What should Modi do?

Uttam's Take: What should Modi do?

Rediff.com27 Jun 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on how the Government, the opposition eyes the Galwan valley.

Uttam's Take: Modiji, don't trust Xi!

Uttam's Take: Modiji, don't trust Xi!

Rediff.com20 Jun 2020

What use is it talking to the Chinese?

Uttam's Take: I Can't Breathe

Uttam's Take: I Can't Breathe

Rediff.com6 Jun 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the protests that have swept across America and President Trump's bizarre responses after George Floyd, an African American died in Minneapolis on May 25 after a white police officer pinned him to the ground.

Uttam's Take: Blind Man's Bluff

Uttam's Take: Blind Man's Bluff

Rediff.com28 May 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on how the migrants's plight has been aggravated by the erratic management of Shramik trains by the Indian Railways, headed by Railways Minister Piyush Goyal.

Uttam's Take: To hell with Labour Laws!

Uttam's Take: To hell with Labour Laws!

Rediff.com15 May 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on BJP-ruled states to freeze labour laws.

Uttam's Take: We mourn them all

Uttam's Take: We mourn them all

Rediff.com9 May 2020

Uttam Ghosh pays homage to these martrys for India.

Uttam's Take: Why did PM CARES ignore migrants?

Uttam's Take: Why did PM CARES ignore migrants?

Rediff.com5 May 2020

Uttam Ghosh asks why the PM Cares fund could not have paid for the train tickets of migrant workers on their way home when the government flew Indians stranded in different parts of the world for free!

Uttam's Take: Bringing Migrant Indians Home

Uttam's Take: Bringing Migrant Indians Home

Rediff.com2 May 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the government's decision to transport migrant workers, stranded during the lockdown, to their villages.

Uttam's Take: Toxic Trump's wonder drug :(((

Uttam's Take: Toxic Trump's wonder drug :(((

Rediff.com26 Apr 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on US President Donald J Trump's startling suggestion to study the possibility of injecting disinfectants into COVID-19 patients.

Uttam's Take: Lynching raises its ugly head again

Uttam's Take: Lynching raises its ugly head again

Rediff.com22 Apr 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the mob lynching that took place in Palghar, Maharashtra, on the night of April 16, 2020.

Uttam's Take: Where do these lonely people belong?

Uttam's Take: Where do these lonely people belong?

Rediff.com10 Apr 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on this unique Indian tragedy.

Uttam's Take: And there was darkness and light...

Uttam's Take: And there was darkness and light...

Rediff.com6 Apr 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Sunday's event where millions of Indians lit diya

Days and Nights in self-quarantine :))

Days and Nights in self-quarantine :))

Rediff.com30 Mar 2020

Rediff's Uttam Ghosh offers a few slices of Quarantine Life.

Uttam's Take: Get Lost Coronavirus!

Uttam's Take: Get Lost Coronavirus!

Rediff.com27 Mar 2020

A billion of them could fit on a pinhead, yet this tiny coronavirus has pulverised life on our planet.

Uttam's Take: Scindia's survival plan

Uttam's Take: Scindia's survival plan

Rediff.com12 Mar 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Jyotiraditya Scindia's decision to dump the Congress on Tuesday and join the BJP on Wednesday.

Uttam's Take: Schmoozefest amidst the ruins

Uttam's Take: Schmoozefest amidst the ruins

Rediff.com26 Feb 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the violence which has hit Delhi since Monday colliding with two day visit of United States President Donald Trump to India.

Uttam's Take: Trump likes walls!

Uttam's Take: Trump likes walls!

Rediff.com20 Feb 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on how Trump -- who wants to build a wall between his country and Mexico -- may react to the Gujarat wall on his visit to Ahmedabad on Monday.

Uttam's Take: Shaheen Bagh's jolt to BJP

Uttam's Take: Shaheen Bagh's jolt to BJP

Rediff.com11 Feb 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the Delhi election results.

PIX: Scenes from an unusual protest

PIX: Scenes from an unusual protest

Rediff.com7 Feb 2020

More than 40 artists from four cities -- Delhi, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Pune -- gathered in Mumbra, a township near Mumbai. The artists joined women in Mumbra protesting the Citizens (Amendment) Act.

Uttam's Take: Who are the 'traitors'?

Uttam's Take: Who are the 'traitors'?

Rediff.com31 Jan 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Union Minister Anurag Thakur's incendiary slogan.

Uttam's Take: Kunal Kamra and Free Speech

Uttam's Take: Kunal Kamra and Free Speech

Rediff.com30 Jan 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the decisions of airlines banning stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for his alleged heckling television journalist Arnab Goswami aboard a flight on Tuesday.

Uttam's Take: India slips in Global Democracy Index

Uttam's Take: India slips in Global Democracy Index

Rediff.com24 Jan 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on India slipping 10 places to the 51st position in the 2019 Global Democracy Index.

Uttam's Take: Where's the 'Tukde Tukde Gang'?

Uttam's Take: Where's the 'Tukde Tukde Gang'?

Rediff.com23 Jan 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the 'tukde tukde gang', a slur often used by Bharatiya Janata Party leaders to attack JNU students and Left leaders.

Uttams Take: No Iran-US war?

Uttams Take: No Iran-US war?

Rediff.com10 Jan 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on US President Donald J Trump's tweet 'All is Well' after Iran launched missile strikes on US bases in Iraq, on January 9, 2020.

Uttam's Take: Bharat Bandh!

Uttam's Take: Bharat Bandh!

Rediff.com9 Jan 2020

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the Bharat Bandh and the economic concerns that led trade organisations to call for the industrial action.

Uttam's Take: Attack JNU!

Uttam's Take: Attack JNU!

Rediff.com7 Jan 2020

Masked goons attacked the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus on Sunday evening, wounding many students and at least one lady faculty member.

Uttam's Take: Jharkhand: Another BJP debacle

Uttam's Take: Jharkhand: Another BJP debacle

Rediff.com24 Dec 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the election result in Jharkhand where the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party failed to recpture power.

Who are the real custodians of the Constitution?

Who are the real custodians of the Constitution?

Rediff.com19 Dec 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the Delhi police's brutal assault on students at the Jamia Millia university library on Sunday, December 15, a shameful act that will not be forgotten for a long, long, time.

Uttam Ghosh: Beware of the Bullies!

Uttam Ghosh: Beware of the Bullies!

Rediff.com17 Dec 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the Delhi police's brutal crackdown on Jamia Millia Islamia students on Sunday during a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

Nirmalaji and the Rising Onion

Nirmalaji and the Rising Onion

Rediff.com9 Dec 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's remarks on the rising prices of onions in the Lok Sabha.

The Axeman Falleth

The Axeman Falleth

Rediff.com12 Nov 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the political crisis in Maharashtra where more than a fortnight after the election results, the state still does not have a government in place.

Uttam's Take: Meditating Amidst The Ruins

Uttam's Take: Meditating Amidst The Ruins

Rediff.com4 Nov 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi traveling to Indonesia to meditate at a time when his party is in severe disarray.

Uttam's Take: Who is internationalising Kashmir?

Uttam's Take: Who is internationalising Kashmir?

Rediff.com21 Oct 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's accusing the Congress of internationalising the Kashmir issue.

Uttam's Take: Maharashtra poll mood

Uttam's Take: Maharashtra poll mood

Rediff.com18 Oct 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Monday's assembly election in Maharashtra.

Uttam's Take: BJP vs Sena

Uttam's Take: BJP vs Sena

Rediff.com11 Oct 2019

On the contentious issue of cutting trees in Mumbai's Aarey forest, the BJP and Sena appears to be on opposite sides, as Uttam Ghosh notes in his take on the Aarey controversy.

The woods are no longer lovely, dark and deep

The woods are no longer lovely, dark and deep

Rediff.com9 Oct 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the Supreme Court order which restrained the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation authorities from cutting any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey forest.

Uttam's Take: Elvis is in the Building

Uttam's Take: Elvis is in the Building

Rediff.com1 Oct 2019

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Donald J Trump's comment on Narendra Damodardas Modi: 'They love this gentleman to my right. People went crazy, he is like an American version of Elvis', referring to the Howdy Modi event.

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