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Amulya Ganguli

Amulya Ganguli is a New Delhi-based writer who focuses on current affairs.

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Will Kejriwal’s gamble pay off?

Since theatrics have been an integral feature of Arvind Kejriwal’s politics, his resignation as Delhi’s chief minister can be seen as part of a choreographed performance.

February 16, 2014

A crippled Congress and dynasty’s fall

If one reason has to be given for the drubbing suffered by the Congress in Delhi, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, it is the flawed outlook of the party’s first family.

December 15, 2013

Pitting Nehru against Patel

BJP’s “mentor” L.K. Advani can be credited with having taken the initiative to blow away the cobwebs which have surrounded the debate on Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel by recalling an episode which claims that the then prime minister had called Patel “a true communalist.”

November 10, 2013

Rahul rescues Congress

Beware the fury of a patient man, wrote the English poet, John Dryden, in the 17th century.

September 29, 2013

Will Modi toe the line of saffron brotherhood?

Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) cadres burst firecrackers and beat drums to celebrate Narendra Modi’s nomination as the party’s prime ministerial candidate, it was in the quiet environs of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarters in Nagpur where the mood must have been even mor

September 17, 2013