by Garga Chatterjee

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    The GST and Indian Union federalism

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on July 15, 2017

    ‘HISTORY repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce’, said Karl Marx. It is unlikely that he had the farce that took place in New...

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    Predicament about linguistic face of non-Hindi people in India

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on July 08, 2017

    ON JUNE 23, Indian Union’s Hindi-speaking union minister for external affairs Sushma Swaraj announced that from now on, all details in the passport of Indian...

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    A kind of contempt often directed against the poor

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on June 25, 2017

    On June 2, a journalist of Times Now channel that is owned by a Agrawal Jain family from Uttar Pradesh, accosted Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, the mayor...

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    The Barkati saga in West Bengal

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2017

    RECENTLY in Kolkata, a saga played itself out that is quite interesting. Barkati, the infamous imam of the famous Tipu Sultan Mosque situated in central...

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    Of the Belt and Road initiative and West Bengal

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on May 25, 2017

    NEXT month, China will host a high-profile meeting of stakeholders and potential stakeholders of the One Belt, One Road project, the largest logistics and infrastructure...

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    Discriminatory NEET exams in India

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on May 18, 2017

    SOMETHING very reminiscent of the Pakistan period in East Pakistan is unfolding in the Indian Union. Nothing hurts the middle-class of an ethnicity than being...

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    #StopHindiImperialism

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on May 09, 2017

    IN THE Indian Union, the emerging politics of federalism to be successful has to represent the discontent that is being created by the centralising tendencies...

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    The hegemony of Hindi in India

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 12:05am on May 03, 2017

    IMAGINE you are a citizen of the Indian Union. Imagine you are a non-Hindi speaker who does not know Hindi and imagine your friend is...

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    The mother in Bande Mataram is not Mother India

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 01:05am on April 18, 2017

    FIRST things first. The name of the national song of the Indian Union is VandeMataram with a V....

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    The Hindi-Hindu-Hindustan ideology in India

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    YOGI Adityanath, a radical Hindu ‘monk’ and a long time veteran in the politics of communal hatred, has been elected as the chief minister of...

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