Gautam Mukherjee

Gautam Mukherjee

Gautam Mukherjee is a perceptive commentator on current affairs based in New Delhi 

Opinions/Stories

India is now working to free Tibet

India has revamped its military posture. The Rubicon has been crossed politically. By going up well behind the LAC, over 4 km deep, capturing the territory and features in between, India has…

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Has Ram Rajya been rebooted today?

On the economic front, there have been absolutely no corruption scandals at all. Subsidies and grants meant for the poor are paid directly to beneficiaries without middle-man leakage.

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India-China standoff: Use Dogra Maps and Game Theory

China has been playing the same game for long. Its earlier annexation of Indian Akshai Chin and part of the Siachen glacier needs consolidation.

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China is learning the limitations of its will to power

India has, most reasonably, pointed out the considerable infrastructure on the Chinese side at various points along the LaC, without any objections raised from India.

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Dr Sun Yat-Sen will ride again

Dr Sun Yat-Sen is secretly regarded by many Chinese as the true father of modern China.

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The joys of journalism

There is a strenuous and blatant effort to influence the audience with opinion and rhetoric rather than the more prosaic facts.

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Coronavirus outbreak: India shows economic common sense

In terms of fixing global responsibility for the situation, Communist China and a collaborative WHO under its present Director General, are being squarely blamed.

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Little affected, most perturbed: India ably tackles coronavirus outbreak

In India, the level of counter-action is unprecedented for any disease that has afflicted this country in the past

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Ideology, poster politics & challenges to the status quo

The BJP inspiration has been reinterpreted as support to Hinduism as opposed to Hindutva.

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BJP President JP Nadda must show ingenuity to make his mark

Nadda, often credited with having won Uttar Pradesh for Amit Shah, is a seasoned player, trusted not only by the top brass in the BJP but also the RSS

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US wants no less than regime change in Iran

Qasem Soleimani's elimination poses a threat to the stability of the present regime in Iran

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The House of Tata rapped on the knuckles

The turmoil and uncertainty of the legal ramifications going forward, is also taking its toll on the share prices. 

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Capitalism only works on low per capita income

We can, and will, become the 3rd biggest economy in the world in due course depending on how fast we grow. 

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Maharashtra government formation: Mastestroke at amateur hour

Sharad Pawar was indefatigable soon after the Devendra Fadnavis-Ajit Pawar swearing-in, and stopping only three days later when the duo were forced to resign.  

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Narendra Modi government 2.0 must focus on fixing economy

Not only is it imperative to improve performance for the sake of the hopeful masses looking for jobs and livelihood, but also to keep up with our raised international diplomacy.  

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