Authors Posts by Chandan Nandy

Chandan Nandy

16 POSTS 0 COMMENTS

BJP’s December ‘rath yatra’ in Bengal to whip up support for...

Beginning in the first week of December, the Bengal unit of the BJP will launch a state-wide rath yatra to whip up sentiments in favour of granting citizenship status to the Hindus living in as well as millions

Disquiet and anger in Awami League as party’s alliance with fundamentalist...

Even as the Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League battles anti-incumbency at a time when Bangladesh is headed for general elections, the party’s rank-and-file is riven...

BJP chief Amit Shah’s ‘termite’ slur against Bangladeshi migrants will only...

BJP national president Amit Shah’s recent characterisation of so called Bangladeshi illegal immigrants living in several Indian states as “termites” is clearly aimed to...

Domestic politics and elections behind Modi govt’s decision to spurn Pakistan’s...

Opinion is divided among political scientists that foreign and domestic policies are often intertwined and states take decisions on their respective relations with other...

BJP will use citizenship Bill to ‘invite’ Bangladeshi Hindus to India,...

After the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in Assam identified 4 million people as suspected ‘foreigners’, the BJP’s West Bengal unit has planned...

In tell-all book, Bangladesh Supreme Court ex-chief justice S K Sinha...

Two years after he was unceremoniously removed as Bangladesh’s first Hindu chief justice of the Supreme Court, Surendra Kumar Sinha has written in his...

A flawed NRC, a dangerous proposed citizenship legislation and BJP’s cynical...

The year: 1993 The setting: The Delhi-based headquarters of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India’s external intelligence agency. The protagonists: RAW chief Jagjit Singh Aulakh...

Awami League infighting to hit party’s vote bank and poll prospects

Nearly 10 years of uninterrupted governance of the Awami League paved the way for “rule bending” and allowed “carte blanche” to activists to take...

RSS gets ‘involved’ in pushing more Hindus as candidates for upcoming...

In pursuit of its ‘Hindu-centric’ agenda, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is pushing and lobbying with the Awami League as well as the Bangladesh...

NTRO, India’s techint outfit, plagued by ‘expensive’ purchases and poor quality...

Thirteen years after it was formally established, the National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO), India’s so-called equivalent of the American National Security Agency (NSA), is...

Indian state-owned company may win bid to mint 27 million Brazilian...

Even as unconfirmed press reports have emerged, indicating that unspecified denominations of the Indian rupee are printed in China, an India-based, government-owned currency printing...

As Hasina hardens stand, Bangladesh may head for repeat of 2007...

In the backdrop of reports of an internal pre-poll survey that predicts that the Sheikh Hasina-led Awami League may be electorally decimated, should free...

Beyond borders: Kolkata students’ community holds Chhatra League cadres responsible for...

A week after Dhaka erupted in protests by high school and college students over road safety, followed by “vested interests” to disrupt and evict...

Indian PM Modi’s close aide makes secret visit to Dhaka as...

On July 24, a close aide to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with two intelligence officers, reached Dhaka, supposedly on a clandestine mission....

Ex-RAW officer set up meet between Indian policy makers and a...

Nearly a month after Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia was put into a Dhaka prison in February this year, a senior...

Like Awami League, BNP too seeks client-patron ties with India

One afternoon in the second week of June, I received a call on my mobile phone from an unknown number. Speaking in English, the...