Saurabh Sharma

Articles By Saurabh Sharma

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BJP’s rise not sudden, Kolkata’s ‘talk circuit’ ignored Bengal’s voice for far too long: Deep Halder, author of ‘Bengal 2021’

Mamata Banerjee, who stormed to power ending the 34-year-rule of the Left, saw ground slipping beneath her feet in the Lok Sabha elections in 2019. So what explains the BJP's rise in 2021? Deep Halder, author of 'Bengal 2021'

Places of Worship Act impedes civilizational justice, must be struck down: J Sai Deepak

The Places of Worship Act prohibits any change in the character of religious places as they existed on August 15, 1947.

Ambedkar Jayanti 2021: Ambedkar’s legacy – From architect of Constitution to a political necessity

The Legacy of B.R. Ambedkar: Ambedkar today has transcended beyond just his legacy of the Constitution, and the rights prescribed therein. He has turned into a brand of politics.

Ambedkar Jayanti 2021, Legacy of Dr. BR Ambedkar

West Bengal Election 2021: Battle shifts to Gorkha turf, can BJP repeat 2019 performance in North Bengal?

West Bengal Election 2021: Going by Lok Sabha numbers, the BJP was leading in 35 of 54 seats in North Bengal. The BJP will have to hold fort in North Bengal to win the battle of Bengal.

Tamil Nadu elections: Can MK Stalin finally break away from Karunanidhi’s shadow?

Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections 2021, M.K. Stalin Latest News: Over the years, Stalin has established himself as the undisputed leader of the DMK. But the road was never easy. He first faced revolt in the family by his elder br

Tamil Nadu Elections 2021, DMK Leader M.K. Stalin News

Assam elections 2021: Importance of being Badruddin Ajmal, man BJP has dubbed ‘enemy of India’

Ajmal will be central to whatever happens to the BJP. If saffron party loses, Ajmal could be credited with uniting Muslim votes with Congress.

Battlelines drawn in Nandigram: Will winner take all in Bengal’s biggest prestige battle?

West Bengal Election 2021: The obscure town stayed in the shadow of the land acquisition movement until Mamata and her then key commander Suvendu Adhikari decided to have another round in the same battlefield that propelled t

Sarbananda Sonawal or Himanta Biswa Sarma: Who will become chief minister if BJP returns to power in Assam?

Himanta has handled key portfolios like finance, health, public works under Sonowal. He was the second most powerful person in Tarun Gogoi-led government before he decided to dump the grand old party to join the BJP.

Tamil Nadu: Election battleground flooded by smaller parties, but can they deliver?

Tamil Nadu elections: The last assembly election results showed that just two major parties, AIADMK-40.88 per cent and DMK- 31.39 per cent, cornered 72.27 per cent vote share.

Prashant Kishor: Why the ‘X-factor’ in Bengal polls faces his toughest battle yet

Despite anti-incumbency, Mamata looks firmly in command as no survey has so far predicted a saffron sweep in Bengal. And that gap, Prashant thinks, is too big to fill or surpass for the BJP despite its leaders going on an ove

West Bengal Election 2021: BJP bets big on women to dethrone ‘Bangal ki Beti’

West Bengal Election 2021: Among the key promises made in the manifesto for women are 33 per cent reservation in government jobs, pension to widows, women police battalion for better security, basic pay to ASHA workers, free

Assam Elections 2021: Congress’ hopes to regain lost bastion rests on these 4 factors

Assam election 2021: This present election, however, does not look like a cakewalk for the saffron party considering the Mahajuth (grand alliance) of six parties that has been stitched by the Congress to consolidate votes aga

Kerala Assembly Elections: Can Rahul Gandhi turn the tide for Congress-led UDF?

In Lok Sabha polls held in 2019, the Congress-led UDF swept the state by winning 19 of 20 parliamentary seats. The Congress alone got 15 seats, highest for the party from any single state — its total tally in parliament is

EXPLAINED: What is the GNCTD Bill and why is Arvind Kejriwal protesting against it?

GNCTD Bill: While the central government says that the Bill will define the responsibilities of the elected government and the Lieutenant Governor, the Delhi government and its top leaders assert that it will curtail powers o

Battle for Bengal: Why alliance with Abbas Siddiqui could hurt both Left and Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee would be happy to see Left wrestling back Hindu votes from the BJP because this way the majority votes will be divided and the ruling TMC could emerge victorious in the case of tight contests.

Budget 2021 sets stage for fresh showdown between Centre and unions

Despite protests on farm laws, the Centre has gone ahead and proposed in the budget presented yesterday to sell some PSUs, one insurance company and two PSBs.

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Tamil Nadu Election 2021: Sasikala is here, but her ascent to power will not be easy

Tamil Nadu elections: Out of jail after four years, Sasikala is expected to disrupt the state politics by challenging the two key leaders — O Panneerselvam and E Palanisamy — of her former political party AIADMK.

Budget 2021 Expectations: What FM Sitharaman can do to fix the problem with electoral bonds – Hear the experts

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Election Funding, Electoral Bonds: An electoral bond can be purchased by a person who can donate that to any political party which then encases them in the designated branch of SBI. The dono

Budget 2021-22, Union Budget 2021

Kerala: Two lakh Left activists appointed to govt, public undertakings by Pinarayi govt, claims Congress

On Tuesday, Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala raised this issue in the Assembly, releasing the names of Left party workers appointed in the various government departments and public undertakings.

Can Mamata Banerjee outmaneuver the Owaisi threat to stop BJP in Bengal?

The TMC, already grappling with this challenge of division of votes, has been jolted by Owaisi announcing his entry in Bengal.

Trump responsible for Capitol chaos? Experts say yes, but so is the American electoral system

The visuals of chaos from the Capitol are unprecedented and have never been seen before during transfer of power in America.

Chandni Chowk redevelopment: BJP hits back at AAP as tensions mount over temple demolition

Today, Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal members staged a protest against the demolition. They took out a march from the Gauri Shankar Mandir to the demolition site.

J&K DDC Results 2020: Why there are no clear winners in Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir DDC Election Results 2020: When the saffron party started celebrating its first ever win in Kashmir, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and NC leader Omar Abdullah called it 'overplay' and said that the

Election Results Jammu and Kashmir

Karnataka anti-cow slaughter Bill: What is it and why has it triggered a controversy?

Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Preservation of Cattle Bill (2020): The bill has been passed by the assembly but yet to be cleared in the Council. The government has said that it will bring an ordinance to get the bill

Farm Acts: JJP a divided house in fight between farmers and Centre?

Dushyant can't afford to lose the support of farmers to stay relevant in Haryana politics, and that is what is troubling his MLAs as the standoff between farmers and the central government continues in Delhi.

Mamata Banerjee threatens Centre on Farm laws, but yet to allow PM-Kisan money to Bengal farmers

The PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme was launched last year in February but the Mamata government refused to implement it in West Bengal.

Why Ajay Chautala’s MSP comment could be a sign of trouble for BJP in Haryana

While Dushayant Chautala is yet to make any statement on the protests, the pressure to articulate his stand on the matter would be mounting each day.

Income Tax Calculator, Budget 2019, How to Calculate Income Tax


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