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). 

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...

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

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...

Civilisational continuity

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | Sandhya Jain

From Kashmir to Kerala, be it the Sabarimala issue or the rights of citizens in Jammu & Kashmir, there is a need to look at everything through the prism of the Constitution Prime Minister Narendra Modi largely stuck to his developmental agenda during his visit to Jammu, Srinagar and Leh on...

Civilisational heritage

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | Sandhya Jain

Leaders and intellectuals, who stand against the Citizenship Bill, must rise above partisan politics and understand that immigrants with Indic links deserve to seek refuge here The anger in Assam and North-eastern States over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 is understandable but not justified. All these States must appreciate that Indian...

Looking ahead without fear

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 | Sandhya Jain

During his interview, Prime Minister Modi spoke on a range of topics to address concerns of his constituents. Critics must desist from extracting a pound of flesh A prime ministerial interview is an occasion for the incumbent to address his constituents, not an opportunity for critics to extract their pound of...

Orphaning Green Revolution

Tuesday, 25 December 2018 | Sandhya Jain

Geneticist PC Kesavan and agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan have set the cat among the pigeons by saying that the Green Revolution has been a failure When a scientist, who basked for decades in the glory of a technology that ‘rescued’ India from starvation, says that the green revolution was a failure...

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