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Articles by: Sukla Sen

Kashmir: Trapped in a Blind Alley?

Kashmir: Trapped in a Blind Alley?

[A Note from the Author: The monograph appearing below was penned about six months back and has since been carried by a journal, New Approach, in its, just published, (undated) special issue: J&K: Faultlines and Way Ahead. It is edited by SekharBasu Roy. The other contributors, understandably including three from Pakistan and one of Syrian origin, are: Lt. Gen.(Rtd.)  Sanjay[Read More…]

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 In a First, Gangs of Masked Goons Launch Barbarous Attacks on JNU

 In a First, Gangs of Masked Goons Launch Barbarous Attacks on JNU

Shocking! The shape of things to come. Unless we can fight it back. Gangs of armed and masked thugs, from outside, attack the agitating students, with police standing by or even helping. To break up the agitation against sharp fee hike and offer alibi to the  administration for taking drastic actions. JNUSU President grievously injured. So are many others. More[Read More…]

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 India: Swelling Waves of Mass Protests: Reject NAA / NRC /NPR!

 India: Swelling Waves of Mass Protests: Reject NAA / NRC /NPR!

The Beginning The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 (CAB) (ref.: <http://164.100.47.4/BillsTexts/LSBillTexts/Asintroduced/370_2019_LS_Eng.pdf>) has now become the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA), having been notified in the Gazette (ref.: <http://egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2019/214646.pdf>), at midnight (Dec. 12/13), following the grant of assent by the President on December 12, in turn preceded by its passage in the Lok Sabha on Dec. 9 and then the Rajya Sabha[Read More…]

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2019 Parliamentary Poll Outcome: Drivers: Consequences An Exploration

2019 Parliamentary Poll Outcome: Drivers: Consequences An Exploration

Intro The 7-phase 17th LokSabha poll had commenced on this April 11th and concluded on May 19th, covering 542 of the total 543 constituencies. Polling in the remaining constituency, in Tamil Nadu, stands deferred. The counting commenced on May 23rd and concluded the next day. The broad outlines of the outcomes were, however, available on the first day of the[Read More…]

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Twist in the Tale: Maharashtra Police Press Conference on August 31 on Nationwide Raids and Arrests 

Twist in the Tale: Maharashtra Police Press Conference on August 31 on Nationwide Raids and Arrests 

  The Press Conference Parambir Singh, ADG (Maharastra Police), flanked by his two deputies – Shivaji Bodkhe, JCP, Pune and the investigating officer, Shivaji Pawar, ACP, in a press conference in Mumbai, inaugurated a distinctly new storyline, incorporating and retaining only fragments of the earlier official versions, on the nationwide raids and arrests carried out on August 28. (Ref.: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=PCVKfstx2Qc&app=desktop#dialog>,[Read More…]

The Letter (or Letters!?) that Discloses the Plot to Assassinate Indian Prime Minister Modi: Disturbing Implications

The Letter (or Letters!?) that Discloses the Plot to Assassinate Indian Prime Minister Modi: Disturbing Implications

In order to make sense of the issue on the table, let us first try to arrange the events in (rough) chronological order. I. Here’s a news report carried by the ToI, June 6 web edition, which informs: <<Human rights activist Rona Jacob Wilson was arrested from South Delhi early on Wednesday [i.e. June 6 2018] in connection with the[Read More…]

Demonetisation, One Year After: Towards A Synoptic View

Demonetisation, One Year After: Towards A Synoptic View

Prefatory Note Demonetisation is, beyond doubt, the most talked of action taken by the incumbent NarendraModi regime, as yet, which came to be in place in May 20141, just over three and a half years back replacing the UPA regime, with the Congress at the head, soundly defeating it in the national poll held a while earlier.2, 3, 4 One[Read More…]

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