Sudip Bhattacharyya

Trump has been good for the US

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Contrary to media projections, ever since coming to power Trump has carried the mantle well. The litmus test was the recent trade war Trump's daily childish hysterics and breast-beating about how he is being mistreated are working against him. “It has become embarrassing to watch the holder of the world's most...

That which ails Left liberals

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Political correctness is, perhaps, the Left's favourite prop to promote policies which have been redefining our perception of truth; it is a truth devoid of culture or context. While some can see through the game, others get swayed by it The term political correctness (adjectivally: Politically correct) is used to describe...

Parameters to win people’s hearts

Monday, 08 Jan 2018 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

The level of political decadence rests solely on the parameters of good governance and development. This is why, amid a degenerating scenario, major political parties have been able to retain power. Voters can no more be fooled The main cleavage in practising politics today is not Left versus Right but open...

Skilling India’s skewed workforce

Monday, 02 Oct 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Though skill training in the country has improved in recent years, the absence of job linkages is only aggravating the problem of unemployment. The Government must institute better policy initiatives. Long-term solution is essential to endow people with skills The Niti Aayog’s three-year action plan notes that “unemployment is the lesser...

Diminishing India’s traditional role

Friday, 15 Sep 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Western culture has enlightened us in several ways but it has also destroyed the hold of early Hindu culture. We need to get back to our ancient roots Despite 500 years of occupation and some conversions, Islamist rulers could not influence the Hindu culture any significantly. In the 200 years of...

Kashmir’s problem and resolution

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

The Kashmir issue is no longer political. Neither is it limited to the State. Kashmir is an integral part of India. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the citizens to support the Government in handling the situation tactically The dastardly act by the Pakistan Army of killing two Indian soldiers and...

The wave that led to SuNamo effect

Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Faith in Modi and his Government did not build in just a day. A clean and responsive administration came as a respite after a corrupt and callous UPA regime On demonetisation, in my article, ‘India: Betrayal by opposition at time of national unity’, in South Asia Monitor on November 27, 2016,...

Beyond the future of tech giants

Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Guest Column

Developments at Infosys and the Tata group have brought to fore issues of corporate governance and accountability. Both must come out of their self-imposed shroud of secrecy and start communicating to shareholders and public The developments at the Tata and Infosys groups are not only a matter of concern from the...

Lost hegemony of Left narrative

Monday, 16 Jan 2017 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Modi-baiters, mostly Western cultured techno-intellectuals, are scared that their control and dominance of economic and political prescriptions would not hold sway and they would no longer be able to stifle contrary views The liberals, media, Leftists, socialists and also intellectuals have been a part of the establishment in India until a...

Liberals’ arrogance and snobbery

Tuesday, 29 Nov 2016 | Sudip Bhattacharyya | in Oped

Indian citizens may be poor financially but they are not fools. They have proved it time and again in elections by choosing the best option before them. And today, they have backed the Government's demonetisation drive All political parties profess to their uncompromising principle of ‘zero tolerance’ on the issue of...


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