Dipankar Ghose, The Indian Express

Dipankar Ghose

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New Delhi, DL, India

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Past articles by Dipankar:

‘Those who died in second wave left behind living document of our failure’: RJD MP Professor Manoj Jha

Jha began his address with an apology to those who died in the second wave, but whose deaths were not even being acknowledged. → Read More

After exit, silence of the night outside their houses

On the streets of Lutyens' Delhi on Wednesday night, there was almost a foolproof way to tell who was in, and who wasn’t. Outside the homes of the new entrants were rows of cars — of well-wishers, bouquets in hand, waiting to register their presence. → Read More

Chirag Paswan defends Bihar election decision, says BJP was kept in loop

Paswan also said that while he still has belief in Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the LJP would be “forced to look at alternatives” if that belief was “one-sided”. → Read More

Explained: Mukul Roy’s stint in BJP and why he has returned to Mamata

Beginning his political career from the Youth Congress, Roy co-founded the Trinamool Congress with Mamata Banerjee in 1998, became her lieutenant, worked towards a stunning TMC win in 2011 against the Left, and retained power in the next term as well. → Read More

Active caseload thrice last year’s peak, a lone doctor struggles to cope with flood of patients in Saharanpur

Primary Health Centre is shut, CHC not declared Covid centre yet, both wait for stocks of vaccines. → Read More

West Bengal elections: How Didi won personality battle

On Sunday afternoon, without a wheelchair for the first time in a few weeks, it was Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who spoke to the people of the state as the victor. What are the factors that led to the result? → Read More

TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi resigns from Rajya Sabha, says ‘feeling suffocated’

Trivedi said that he was forced to make a decision, and had to follow his “conscience” after looking at “the kind of violence taking place in his state” of West Bengal and that he would continue to work for “Bengal and the country.” → Read More

5 questions: RJD MP Manoj Jha on J&K representation in Rajya Sabha

RJD MP Manoj Jha speaks to The Indian Express on J&K representation in Rajya Sabha → Read More

Don’t repeat Shaheen Bagh, Govt tells Opposition; Ghulam Nabi Azad calls for repeal

Our doors always open to resolve issue, says govt in Upper House; ruckus mars LS → Read More

Police stopped water tankers, removed langar at Singhu, says Chadha as Kejriwal speaks against cases on farmers

The AAP leader also said that the langar the government had set up was packed up by the police on the night of January 26, and that there was a clear distinction between “lumpen elements” at the Red Fort and farmers raising legitimate demands. → Read More

Time to build MNCs, spread India influence in world: Narendra Modi

How India managed the Covid-19 pandemic should be a subject of “documentation and research”, the Prime Minister said at the virtual foundation stone laying for the permanent campus of IIM Sambalpur. → Read More

‘The ration helped us survive the pandemic… The children didn’t go hungry’

As per the government order passed in July after the Express report on the struggles of the community, cognizance of which was also taken by the NHRC and the Chief Justice of the Bihar High Court, two months worth of ration was distributed immediately → Read More

Shakti Vahini email blocked, NCPCR writes to Yahoo

Shakti Vahini said they have lost access to all their data of the past two decades and have had to stop all work. → Read More

Suvendu Adhikari joins BJP: Key Nandigram lieutenant to Mamata’s nemesis no. 1

Even as BJP made vast inroads into Bengal in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, what it found in Adhikari is a powerful face, one that signals its intent to not just fight the 2021 Assembly polls, but win. → Read More

Ahead of Amit Shah meeting: Two more MLAs quit, TMC claims ‘deserters’ are no loss

Suvendu Adhikari and several other TMC leaders at various levels of the party are expected to join the BJP at a public meeting presided over by Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday. → Read More

Manoj Kumar Jha: ‘We will be vigilant, demanding, and will hold this govt to account’

RJD’s Rajya Sabha MP Manoj Kumar Jha was one of the party’s key strategists for the Bihar Assembly polls. → Read More

Bihar election results: 1st to 3rd phase, BJP made up for lost ground, RJD slipped

The results were even more surprising for the Mahagathbandhan as it was in the third phase, with its high number of Muslims, that it hoped to make gains. → Read More

RJD alliance falls just short, alleges miscount; EC says all in order

The RJD, Congress and CPI (M-L) approached the Election Commission in Patna Tuesday night to lodge complaints, alleging irregularities in declaration of results. → Read More

Bihar election result analysis at 11.30 am: NDA looks set to cross majority mark, RJD underperforms

So far, while the Congress is performing slightly under par with leads in only around 20 of the 70 seats it is contesting, the Left is doing well, with leads in 12 to 15 of the seats allotted. → Read More

Bihar results today: JD(U)-BJP holds on to hope, RJD upbeat

The long electoral battle for the Bihar Assembly draws to a close on Tuesday, when the results for the 243 Assembly seats will be announced. → Read More