Wednesday, 17 August, 2022

Vattam Yaswanth


On Camera


File photo | West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during an election campaign rally in South Dinajpur | PTI

Jokes, memes, protests – Mamata, TMC silence after leaders’ arrests shows Bengal is changing

A few years ago, Mamata did not hesitate to arrest a JU professor for merely mailing a cartoon. Now, after Partha Chatterjee and Anubrata Mondal arrests, TMC is unusually still.
Bhutan - People standing in queue outside ATM

RBI data reveals demonetisation was the epitome of whimsical, illogical policymaking

The government wanted demonetisation to combat three problems. None of them seem to have been solved. 


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
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.