Articles by: Dhritiman Mukherjee

Decimation of an Empire: Understanding the Left Front’s Debacle in West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021

Decimation of an Empire: Understanding the Left Front’s Debacle in West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021

As the counting of the West Bengal Assembly elections progressed in the morning of 2nd May, it didn’t take much time for one to understand that the Sanjukta Morcha (United Front) was heading towards a debacle. At the end of the day, the Morcha managed to win only a single seat in Bhangar constituency that went in favour of Noushad[Read More…]

by 05/05/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Arrest of Safoora Zargar : A Case of Executive Vindictiveness

Arrest of Safoora Zargar : A Case of Executive Vindictiveness

While the Covid 19 situation in India continues to get grim with each passing day, the country is also witnessing the rise of unchecked executive power of the Center that has resulted in the incarceration of a student activist named Safoora Zargar who is five weeks pregnant. The memories of the Delhi riots that took place in the last week[Read More…]

by 23/06/2020 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Covid-19 Pandemic: A Setback for Globalization and  the Rejuvenation of Political Realism?

Covid-19 Pandemic: A Setback for Globalization and  the Rejuvenation of Political Realism?

The modern nation-state system came into existence after the Treaty of Westphalia was signed in the year 1648. It shaped and influenced the formation of nation-states in the world for the next few centuries. Territoriality and sovereignty have been the two outstanding features of the nation-state system. The idea of Territoriality has been understood as human beings being organized into[Read More…]

by 22/06/2020 Comments are Disabled Globalisation
Understanding PM Modi’s Silence on the Sino-Indian Border Dispute

Understanding PM Modi’s Silence on the Sino-Indian Border Dispute

An unprovoked attack by the People’s Liberation  Army (PLA) of China led to the death of  twenty Indian soldiers in the Galwan valley in Eastern Ladakh on June 15.  This led to a nationwide furore and the opposition leaders accused the government for remaining silent on the ongoing border crisis with China for over a month. It all started with[Read More…]

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