Friday, 2 December, 2022

Kumar Anshuman

Kumar Anshuman
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Kumar Anshuman worked as Associate Editor for ThePrint. He is a physics graduate from Magadh University, Bodh Gaya and has a diploma in Multimedia Studies from the Asian Centre for Journalism from the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines. He has an interest in India’s Modern Political History post-Independence. Hailing from Bihar he is also keenly interested in Socialist Politics and has written a book on the Samajwadi Party and the Yadav Family of Saifai. He writes about the Indian National Congress, regional parties and social issues that impact society. Follow him on Twitter @anshumanscribe

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.
Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram

Chidambaram lashes out at Modi govt for changing GDP base year to show higher growth

Congress leader rebuts NITI Aayog vice chairman’s claim that Modi govt has surpassed UPA-era growth despite being handed over economy in bad shape.

Defence

Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.