Sandhya Jain

Sandhya Jain

 

Sandhya Jain is a political analyst and independent researcher. She is the author of ‘Adi Deo Arya Devata- A Panoramic View of Tribal-Hindu Cultural Interface’ (Rupa & Co., 2004) and ‘Evangelical Intrusions. Tripura: A Case Study’ (Rupa & Co., 2009). 

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Tuesday, 03 September 2019 | Sandhya Jain

The world can no longer afford the luxury of climate change denial. Global temperatures cannot be controlled unless we change the way we produce food and manage our lands On August 1, 2019, tonnes of melting water formed on an ice sheet in western Greenland and drained into a moulin —...

The intolerance of Time

The intolerance of Time

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 | Sandhya Jain

Nation-centric leaders like Putin and Modi are being subjected to a dominant Western narrative of leadership. Modi’s rise is actually a revolt against the Nehruvian order It is unproductive to speculate why but a vocal section of the Western commentariat is showing an increasing intolerance towards strong and nation-centric leaders in...

Congress’ cup of sorrows

Congress’ cup of sorrows

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 | Sandhya Jain

Priyanka was inducted into the party to revitalise the moribund organisation. But she frittered away her advantages with juvenile antics about challenging the Prime Minister in Varanasi In the rough and tumble of the country’s longest election season, politicians often make statements for mileage. Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s exaggerated claims of...

The missing challenger

The missing challenger

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | Sandhya Jain

With the Congress remaining dysfunctional and unable to take leadership of regional parties, the BJP can make gains in several States this election season One of the most remarkable features of this year’s general elections is the failure of the Opposition parties to stitch a “grand alliance” to challenge the Bharatiya...

Busting several myths

Busting several myths

Tuesday, 02 April 2019 | Sandhya Jain

The NIA’s failure to present even an iota of evidence in the court in the Samjhauta Express blasts case has battered its reputation. There is no proof of funding either The collapse of the Samjhauta Express bomb blasts case against anti-conversion crusader Aseemanand and his “co-conspirators”, Lokesh Sharma, Kamal Chauhan...

Nasty side of power plays

Nasty side of power plays

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | Sandhya Jain

Kuldip Nayar’s recollections in his book, On Leaders and Icons: From Jinnah to Modi, about leaders of pre and post-independent India make some startling revelations Declining to release Kuldip Nayar’s posthumously published book, On Leaders and Icons: From Jinnah to Modi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh informed the veteran journalist’s wife...

Pakistan in meltdown mode

Pakistan in meltdown mode

Tuesday, 05 March 2019 | Sandhya Jain

Neither Beijing nor Muslim capitals or the West seem to be on Islamabad's side. Its survival now demands uprooting all terrorist camps and arresting every recruit Opposition parties and their choirboys are understandably unenthusiastic about post-Pulwama developments, especially the prompt return of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman,  because a regime that...

Shattering national stupor

Shattering national stupor

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 | Sandhya Jain

The Centre has to think carefully about how to punish nuclear-armed Pakistan. But before any action in or against Islamabad, there is much to fix at home As the Government unravels the conspiracy behind the horrendous car bomb attack on February 14, 2019, that has taken the lives of 49...

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Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab appeals farmers to shun stubble burning

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

IN Brief

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Road safety is a concern, so is steep traffic fine

16 September 2019 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Memories of Simla goes back to British India

16 September 2019 | PNS/Dr Gaurav Sanjay/Dr BKS Sanjay | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

The bare necessities Simple ideas that matter

15 September 2019 | Tim de Ridder | Agenda

Heal self For a better world

15 September 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Correct your self-image

15 September 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Watch over your karma

15 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I felt like an actor after doing LSD’

15 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pickle me pink

15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer