Anirban Ganguly

Peddling falsehoods in Gujarat campaign

Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

In a couple of days, the Gujarat election result will bring to fore the benefits of trench warfare and expose a bunch of unnch people and their haute couture logic Around the time when the habitually foul-mouthed Mani Shankar Aiyar was having dinner with some of his unnch friends at his...

Rahul's Somnath visit is a gimmick

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

Will the Congress president-elect now accept that Nehru's opposition to rebuilding the Somnath Temple was misplaced? Rahul Gandhi who had once declared that those who worship in temples molest women, will, it has been reported, launch his campaign for the Gujarat assembly poll from sacred and eternal temple town of Somnath....

Friend of India, Sister to Indians

Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita, it is worth reflecting and meditating upon the spirit and manner in which she identified with civilisational India A civilisation, people who deliberately or through oversight weaken its collective memory can never really perpetuate and defend its civilisational identity. It...

The other Kumarakom: CPI(M)’s violent backwater

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

Kumarakom, Kerala’s paradise, symbolises ‘God's own country' for many visitors. On the flip side, however, it is also ground zero for communist-backed political violence and intimidation The Jana Raksha Yatra held in protest against the Communist Party of India Marxist’s or CPI(M)’s politics of violence and death has evoked a resounding...

Jan Raksha Yatra: Big blow to Left’s legacy of violence

Friday, 13 Oct 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

The BJP’s Jan Raksha Yatra is a blow to communist violence in Kerala. Equations are fast changing. Large number of people have come out to oppose the culture of political violence practiced by the CPI(M) Fifty two-year-old CK Ramachandran, an auto driver and a prominent face of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh...

Failing the tests of political leadership

Saturday, 07 Oct 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

While Rahul Gandhi and his party thrive on the politics of hate and appeasement, he himself has become a political separatist who pretends to be a liberator of India. In short, he is an impostor The first part of my column on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s imbecile interview to World...

Rahul's prattle displays his political illiteracy

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

A look at Rahul Gandhi’s interview to Nicolas Berggruen will display his colossal multi-dimensional illiteracy when it comes to India. The scion fails to connect with its people and, therefore, glibly disparages the latter Rahul Gandhi is perhaps the most callow, shallow-thinking, impulsive, self-serving, self-obsessed, ill-informed, graceless and politically illiterate leader...

Rahul at Berkeley: A confused cacophony

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

Rahul Gandhi’s Berkeley speech, unlike Nehru's, was a private affair. Bereft of an element of thought, he expressed his own state of mind and that of his party's — lacking in direction and cohesion Former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s speech, delivered at the University of California, Berkeley, on October 31, 1949,...

Mamata’s brazen admission of Muslim appeasement

Saturday, 09 Sep 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

In West Bengal today, after four decades of red fascism, has come an era of secular fascism, which takes the Hindus for granted, rides roughshod over them and snatches away their right to live in dignity and security In a Press conference sometime this week, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee,...

Civilisational dialogue at Samvad in Yangon

Monday, 28 Aug 2017 | Anirban Ganguly | in Edit

Modi's vision of India's civilisational outreach was in full display at the second Samvad gathering: It generated goodwill, confidence and an urge towards a greater synthesis of thought, of direction and of action Despite political vicissitudes, despite the many layers of our relations over the decades, despite challenging phases as well...


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