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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Smita Gupta

Articles by Smita Gupta

Survey Of Upper India

Survey Of Upper India

Mar 16, 2018 Smita Gupta

Two by Sheila Dikshit: one is a delightful, though guarded, memoir; another a self-congratulatory...

Maverick In Pretty Handloom

Maverick In Pretty Handloom

Dec 08, 2017 Smita Gupta

Her claim to a major role in socialist politics and self-defence in the Tehelka sting affair fills up Jaya...

Sugar And Cane And A Big Brother Too

Sugar And Cane And A Big Brother Too

May 03, 2010 Smita Gupta

It’s been a long time coming. The IPL fiasco has given enough ammo for the Congress to turn the screws on...

The State At The Doorstep

The State At The Doorstep

Apr 26, 2010 Smita Gupta

Development is all. In Jehanabad district, the Nitish government’s efforts pushes the Maoists to the...

The Hard, The Soft And The Medium

The Hard, The Soft And The Medium

Apr 19, 2010 Smita Gupta

The government has realised that democracy cannot allow violence against our own

The Super Panchayat

The Super Panchayat

Apr 12, 2010 Smita Gupta

With a new NAC, the Congress signals its focus won’t swerve off the aam admi

Now, The Better Third

Now, The Better Third

Mar 22, 2010 Smita Gupta

How exactly will the Women’s Reservation Bill empower our women and affect our legislative complexion?

How To Wear A Talisman Lightly

How To Wear A Talisman Lightly

Mar 15, 2010 Smita Gupta

Pranab’s partymen and allies come around to the petrol price hike, but only grudgingly

Of A Science Called Manmohanology

Of A Science Called Manmohanology

Mar 08, 2010 Smita Gupta

Manmohan is stamping his own imprint on policy, but that’s putting him at odds with the party

A Shiver Runs Through It

A Shiver Runs Through It

Feb 22, 2010 Smita Gupta

The innocent tribal stands hapless in the crossfire between the State and the Maoists, losing life and...

King Leers

King Leers

Jan 18, 2010 Sugata Srinivasaraju

Our politicians think nothing of using their power for sexual favours, treating it as a perk of office

Worry Lines On The Map

Worry Lines On The Map

Dec 28, 2009 Smruti Koppikar

The chorus begins all over. The Congress is in ‘sit tight’ mode.

Game On In The Carbon Back Lanes

Game On In The Carbon Back Lanes

Dec 21, 2009 Smita Gupta

Jairam Ramesh may well be under attack but he has the full support of the prime minister

Asleep At The Wheel?

Asleep At The Wheel?

Dec 07, 2009 Smita Gupta

Or did the BJP-RSS leadership trick him into a sorry complacency?

A Compass To Realign

A Compass To Realign

Nov 30, 2009 Smita Gupta

As PC gets on with his job, he tries to be more accommodative

Mind The Drill

Mind The Drill

Nov 16, 2009 Smita Gupta

A scathing report on the pro-business land takeover policy ...and it’s official too

Bandman’s Twist

Bandman’s Twist

Nov 09, 2009 Smita Gupta

Despite the CBI probe, Raja walks the political edge, keeps his seat

Ghost Writers Of 1975

Ghost Writers Of 1975

Nov 02, 2009 Smita Gupta

Was Emergency Indira’s move alone? Or was she ‘led’ to it?

Return To Palm Springs

Return To Palm Springs

Nov 02, 2009 Smruti Koppikar

The Congress sweep was expected, the hiccup in Haryana not so much

Red Chapters

Red Chapters

Oct 26, 2009 Lola Nayar

The Maoists might derail the Centre’s hearts-and-minds track