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Friday, Sep 20, 2019
Ruben Banerjee

Ruben Banerjee

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Ruben was part of Hindustan Times’ nationwide network of correspondents that brings news, analysis and information to its readers. He no longer works with the Hindustan Times.

articles by Ruben Banerjee (29 results)
Dec 09, 2017 15:52
The Israeli State --both economically and militarily powerful -- is no easy pushover and fury on the streets is unlikely to propel the Palestinians anywhere close to their goal of an independent nation. read more
Sep 07, 2017 12:47
Journalist Gauri Lankesh may have been silenced, but it is now for us – the journalists –to ensure her lifelong battle is not lost. read more
Aug 29, 2017 15:34
Freeing India of the menace of charlatans -- the likes of Ram Rahims -- is a far stiffer challenge than cleaning up India through the ambitious Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. read more
Aug 18, 2017 16:27
An accident victim lay on a Delhi road with a broken spine for 12 hours but nobody came to his rescue. Standing by and doing nothing is no less a crime. It’s perhaps time that the Good Samaritan law have punitive provisions for ‘Bad Samaritans’ read more
Aug 03, 2017 07:40
50 days of Darjeeling unrest: The coming days don’t offer better prospects, with West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee betraying little or no sympathy for the Gorkha agitators. read more
Jul 21, 2017 16:43
Odisha goes to the polls in 2019 and the BJP hopes to unseat Patnaik who has been at the helm of the state uninterruptedly since 2000. read more
Jul 08, 2017 17:47
Religious fault lines have run deep in the state with 27% Muslim population. It has grown deeper since Mamata Banerjee took over as the chief minister. read more
Jun 28, 2017 17:59
Nitish Kumar is worried that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will return in 2019 and Lalu Prasad will stake claim in Bihar the year after. And that could leave him nowhere. read more
Jun 19, 2017 17:31
It is about time Bengalis should set aside their emotional opposition and weigh the demand for separate Gorkhaland for whatever its worth read more
Jun 09, 2017 10:59
Al Jazeera’s very deep pockets allow it to hire the best and brightest and the newsroom drawn from all continents and across nationalities is a mini-United Nations. read more
Jun 06, 2017 14:00
The latest crisis in the Gulf was triggered after seven countries cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of backing terrorism. read more
May 21, 2017 11:26
India hasn’t reacted to the lynching of Jharkhand villagers with rage, maybe because the incident didn’t take place in any of India’s big cities or the victims don’t belong to a particular religion or caste, or the crime is not connected to cows. read more
May 14, 2017 22:22
From ‘time to act’ to ‘about time the Kashimiri issue is settled’, the response of those who shape our national discourse has grown stale. The Indian Army oversteps and ties up an innocent Kashmiri to a jeep as a human shield and we are told the army... read more
Feb 17, 2017 11:29
Jayalalithaa, accused by the Supreme Court of being a mastermind who misused her public office to amass wealth, should be remembered for whatever her worth: She was a politician par excellence, but she was not someone who can lay claim to sainthood read more
Feb 06, 2017 13:24
The news from Nagaland over the past few days has been unnerving. The violence that swept the state, resulting in several deaths and destruction of property, was terrible. More appalling were the reasons fuelling the street protests. read more