Girish Kuber


The writer is editor, 'Loksatta'

So where is the Mahagathbandhan that will challenge the BJP? asks Amit Shah
Mon, Jul 30, 2018

BJP president Amit Shah speaks to The Indian Express on the Opposition challenge to the BJP, the party’s own difficulties with allies, the criticism over lynchings and cow vigilantism, inner-party democracy and demands for reservation.

Narendra Modi-led BJP is going to improve its performance in 2019, says Amit Shah
Sat, Jul 28, 2018

In an exclusive interview to The Indian Express Group, Amit Shah spoke on key issues affecting the overall political atmosphere and particularly the BJP, including on vigilantism and lynching.

Why London Needs Company
Thu, Apr 12, 2018

After Brexit, the UK is looking to the Commonwealth to replace EU as trade partner

Why tensions in Maharashtra represent a tussle between competing nationalisms
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

For Dalits, it is important to send out the message that they matter politically, before the BJP takes a decision on Maratha reservations.

All hype on energy
Mon, Oct 16, 2017

India continues to lack a clear roadmap for encouraging the use of clean fuel

Maharashtra civic polls 2017: Behind BJP’s art of winning, there’s craft too
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

BJP has bagged eight of the 10 municipal corporations where elections were held.

Maharasthra civic polls: Cities are too important to be left to corporators
Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Ongoing civic polls in Maharashtra underline the disconnect between urban governance and the citizen. Cities are too important to be left to corporators.

So many Shivajis
Thu, Jan 05, 2017

The 17th century Maratha king has been appropriated by diverse politicians for their gain. But in the hands of different interest groups, he has acquired several personas

In MNS, BJP sees a partner which can take Sena space
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

The MNS agitation over the movie might have been seen as another display of the in-vogue macho neo-nationalism. But that’s not the case.

A disruption called Donald
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

Despite his outrageous views, Donald Trump represents hope to many Americans.

Pakistan can’t have terror cake and eat it too, says former envoy Hussain Haqqani
Thu, Oct 06, 2016

Pakistan’s former ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani said Pakistan was in denial about terrorism.

A cry for dominance
Mon, Sep 26, 2016

The advent of the Fadnavis government in Maharashtra has been accompanied by new social and political equations that threaten the Marathas’ political hegemony. Hence their huge rallies now

A bitter sugar story
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

In Maharashtra, where the sugar industry and politics are twined, drought is a manmade disaster

Death Of A Liberal
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Aroon Tikekar carried forward the rationalist legacy of 19th century Maharashtra