Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021

Dr Ajoy Kumar

Auditing Of Police Stations, Processes Needed To Check Abuse Of Laws Like UAPA

Jun 21, 2021 Dr Ajoy Kumar

We must start thinking of power as a weapon and therefore have a framework to regulate its abuse

An Image Left In Tatters: Centre Targeting Social Media Platforms Over Covid Toolkit

May 25, 2021 Dr Ajoy Kumar

The fact that the BJP government is engaging in such acts during such a difficult time for the country shows that the government’s unflinching focus remains image management.

What Separates Leaders From Demagogues?

The Prime Minister has not held a single press conference nor a virtual Parliament session on the Covid crisis. Without Parliament and without press conferences how are we supposed to reach the great leader?

What Connects Mao, Modi And Burke?

Apr 19, 2021 Dr Ajoy Kumar

Did the Modi government suppress facts leading to the second wave just as officials did during Mao’s regime and police did in the case of the Willam Burke murders?

It’s Not In Our Jeans

Tirath Singh Rawat said that he was shocked to meet a young woman who ran an NGO but adorned ripped jeans

08 March, 2021

Is India Degenerating From Democratic To A Dictatorial State?

Dr Ajoy Kumar

This government has taken stern action against those who have sought to raise questions about the government’s policies

21 February, 2021

A Tale Of Two Toolkits

Dr Ajoy Kumar

Disha Ravi’s ‘toolkit’ defames India, but Kapil Mishra’s does not?

07 February, 2021

An Internal Matter Or An International Embarrassment?

Dr Ajoy Kumar

After pop icon Rihanna's tweet, India over the past few weeks has been quoted in the same breath as Myanmar, a country which saw a military coup in the past week.

28 January, 2021

A Wake-Up Call For A Slumbering Democracy

Dr Ajoy Kumar

TV anchor Arnab Goswami's recently released WhatsApp chats reveal that there is little holy about the kind of “news” peddled by Republic TV.

06 November, 2020

An Inconvenient Truth: Support For Arnab, But Ignore The Rest?

Dr Ajoy Kumar

The chasm in the BJP’s approach towards following fascist practices when it comes to its apparent supporters and the treatment meted out to its critics cannot be wider.

27 September, 2020

Congress, AAP And Back To The Congress, Ajoy Kumar Re-Joins Old Party


A former IPS officer, Ajoy Kumar was appointed as Jharkhand Congress chief in 2017. He had quit the party in 2019 to join the Aam Admi Party.

27 June, 2020

From Chinese Sponsors To Blaming Army, Galwan Clash Brought Out The Worst Of Indian TV News

Dr Ajoy Kumar

The news cycles in India have, for the past fortnight, been dominated by reports of Chinese incursions and the worsening India-China standoff in Ladakh. The seriousness of the matter aside, the stalemate has triggered some strange behaviour, writes Ajoy Kumar.

17 May, 2020

Flattened Curve, Corona Helmets And A Gangajal Cure: Covid's Alternate Reality

Dr Ajoy Kumar

The decisions and behaviour that we have been seeing during the Covid-19 crisis by the powers to be make me wonder if we are living in an altered reality, writes Ajoy Kumar.

09 August, 2019

Jharkhand Congress Chief Ajoy Kumar Resigns, Says ‘Worst Criminals Look Better Than Some Of My Colleagues’

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

Ajoy Kumar levelled a slew of allegations against veteran leaders Subodh Kant Sahai, Pradeep Balmuchu and Rameshwar Oraon among others.

Photo Gallery

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh