Authors Posts by Anirban Mukherjee

Anirban Mukherjee

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An Indian by birth, a world citizen, and a tiny but independent part of our vast and expanding universe. Aspiring for liberty, justice and humanity. For all.

Deja vu: Bofors then, Agusta now

Many of us except, of course, the millennial generation, would remember the Bofors controversy of the 1980s that played a significant role in turning the public mood against the then INC government at the Centre and led to its electoral defeat in the general...

Prez Hill, will you call out King Bibi?

Congratulations President Hillary, so as not to confuse you with your illustrious, talented yet bumbling husband, now that you have, for all practical purposes, gone past the only serious contender you had in this race from both sides of the aisle - Bernie Sanders,...

The case against Rahul Gandhi

A frequenly encountered, repetitive and vicious critcism of Rahul Gandhi has been that he represents the worst of dynastic politics that has been the bane of the Indian National Congress post independence and that has caused the Indian electorate to move away from the...

Why I chose the Indian National Congress

I was brought up in a politically aware but increasingly disengaged environment at home in Bengal, with my close relatives having been actively associated mostly with the INC pre or post independence but veering towards the Left or the socialists since the 70s -...

Why Politics is important for all of us

It is a common dilemma of the educated, and the uneducated, as to if and how they should engage in or contribute to the political process of their land. There are questions around ethics, priority (of self or family interest over public interest), individual...