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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). 

Historical reconstruction

Historical reconstruction

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 | Sandhya Jain

The Supreme Court’s landmark judgment on the disputed site in Ayodhya rests on historical evidence; the gains of which are civilisational A learned member of the five-judge Bench (not Constitution Bench) wisely collated the evidence regarding Sri Ram’s birthplace and appended it to the Supreme Court’s verdict of November 9, granting...

Caught in a limbo

Caught in a limbo

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 | Sandhya Jain

In all matters of substance, the ICJ ruled in favour of India. As much as it brought relief, concerns regarding Jadhav’s release remain as the ball is now in Pak’s court Faced with the near unanimous verdict of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) (15:1) on the imprisonment of India’s former...

Food safety concerns

Food safety concerns

Tuesday, 09 July 2019 | Sandhya Jain

India faces grave dangers as unprecedented levels of GM genes have been found in our foods. The time for labelling GMOs is over; Governments must simply ban them In Rottenseed! Cottonseed, Alzheimer’s and Your Brain, nutritionist Bruce Semon traces the rise of Alzheimer’s to a toxin in cottonseed that goes to...

Delimitation debate

Delimitation debate

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 | Sandhya Jain

In no other State has ‘political reservation’ of seats taken place as in J&K. Governor Malik must use legislative powers to set up a commission and fix glaring anomalies The recent euphoria over a fresh delimitation exercise to restructure the lopsided constituencies in Jammu & Kashmir quickly dissipated as the Centre...

Lurching from crisis to crisis

Lurching from crisis to crisis

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 | Sandhya Jain

The immediate task for the Congress is to ward off the challenge to its numbers in Rajya Sabha where the BJP will try to make gains by coordinating with other Opposition parties Although Sonia Gandhi’s formidable personality holds the Congress together, the party is beginning to flounder in the absence of...

Reinventing the brand

Reinventing the brand

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 | Sandhya Jain

Modi’s victory marks a tectonic shift in the history of the republic. He may have seemed presidential but the spirit was republican Prime Minister Narendra Modi is accused of making the 2019 general election a presidential race centred on his formidable personality and powerful oratory, thus ensuring the landslide victory of...

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...

State Editions

Suspense continues over AJSU-BJP tie-up

14 November 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Man killed over witchcraft suspicion in Gajapati

14 November 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Cong decries officers’ no reply to their letters

14 November 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

46K found ineligible KALIA beneficiaries

14 November 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Assembly stalled over violence against women

14 November 2019 | PABITRA SENAPATY | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Cleaning Delhi’s Air An Ethical and Economic Dilemma

10 November 2019 | Dr Manish Kumar Shrivastava | Agenda

Beyond Time and Space

10 November 2019 | Dr Asha Goswami | Agenda

Loving your own space

10 November 2019 | Sarita Mathur | Agenda

We need love to exist

10 November 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Stay alert to keep mind in shape

10 November 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Ayodhya judgment: Reasons & resolution

10 November 2019 | PNS | Agenda