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Monday, Sep 16, 2019
Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt


Barkha Dutt is consulting editor, NDTV, and founding member, Ideas Collective. She tweets as @BDUTT.

articles by Barkha Dutt (312 results)
Sep 06, 2019 19:14
It must integrate Kashmir, lift curbs and release leaders. Otherwise, separatists will get stronger read more
Aug 23, 2019 18:46
Preventing deaths was the State’s first priority. But it now must allow political leaders to operate read more
Aug 09, 2019 19:22
Having weakened pro-India politicians, haven’t you only ended up strengthening the extremists? read more
Jul 26, 2019 18:24
The 20th anniversary of the war is a good time to internalise issues that have alienated the military read more
Jul 12, 2019 18:32
The finance ministry’s paternalistic curbs on PIB-accredited journalists must be revoked read more
Jun 28, 2019 19:02
If the Gandhis continue to control the party, they may as well give up any insistence on quitting read more
Jun 14, 2019 17:40
India desperately needs a new opposition. Among the available options, this can only emerge if one of the existing regional leaders develops a national footprint or if the Congress is reorganised to be a newly born mélange of assertive state chieftains.... read more
May 31, 2019 18:17
Modi clearly lives and breathes politics every waking minute of the day. As does Shah. In fact that the PM is a bachelor and has no children has also reinforced the perception of him as a spartan leader whose life is fully consumed by politics. More... read more
May 23, 2019 22:32
The story of Modi’s rise and rise cannot be told without chronicling the abject failure of the Congress and the complacency of its leadership. Even in the three states it won in the December assembly elections, the party was unable to consolidate its... read more
May 03, 2019 18:20
Many people may have decided not to open up to pollsters or journalists about their preferences read more
Apr 19, 2019 19:00
This humiliation of a gallant Ashok Chakra hero by the BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate is an insult not just to Hemant Karkare’s individual sacrifice; it is a smear on the uniform. read more
Apr 05, 2019 18:31
Surveys routinely show that the Indian Army is the country’s most trusted institution. It remains unscathed by the cynicism and lack of trust that has plagued almost every other pillar of democracy. But while the army has always been the first frontier... read more
Mar 22, 2019 17:50
It appears to be hell-bent on revival instead of resuscitation. When the fight is existential, shouldn’t the party opt for pragmatism over pride? read more
Mar 08, 2019 18:32
The Left is embarrassed to show any loyalty to the Indian State, leaving the space to the rightwing read more
Feb 22, 2019 20:02
To smear all Kashmiris - as the Meghalaya Governor has done without any public admonishment from the Modi government - is not just wrong; it only helps Pakistan. read more