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Amrita Nayak Dutta

Amrita Nayak Dutta
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Amrita Nayak Dutta is a Special Correspondent at ThePrint and reports on the media and defence sectors, besides other policy issues. Amrita started reporting in 2010, and has covered the northeast as well as the Maharashtra and Delhi governments before moving to the Capital to cover central government ministries. She has reported for the Assam Tribune, BBC and DNA before joining ThePrint in 2018. Amrita holds a Masters degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from the Madurai Kamaraj University in Chennai and can be reached at: amrita.dutta@theprint.in. Follow her on Twitter @AmritaNayak3

On Camera

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Electoral bonds are a constitutional hazard but transparency alone isn’t the solution

Supreme Court’s role in setting a reform agenda for political funding has to be limited and not extend to managing how parties function.
CJI Gogoi

Is Supreme Court handling sexual harassment allegation against CJI Ranjan Gogoi correctly?

Two advocates Monday wrote to the Bar Council of India criticising it for its support to CJI Ranjan Gogoi and called the hearing a ‘travesty of justice’.

Defence

Indian Coast Guard

Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.