Shridutt Gaitonde

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An Embryologist by profession,an aspiring writer, media enthusiast, political commentator, loves to experiment into sketching and painting, is learning cartooning and a sworn bibliophile digging into books.
Terrorism generally has been perpetuated via sleeper cells. Nevertheless, these groups spreading terrorism had a pattern and similar ideologue to carry attacks. However, combat against terrorism has taken new forms and formats owing to its evolution. With the recent...
Media is now divided into two sections. There are many who are intrinsically liberal. And then there are those few who are passionately nationalist. Since 1990's when television channels broke state monopoly, majority of them are Lutyen based and...
I remember Lalu Yadav at the peak of his political career. Those were the days when coalition dominated Indian politics and politicians like him were the kingmakers. In 2004, when his wife was the CM of Bihar, Lalu became...
UP election results were historic and watershed. BJP in the form of a national party decimated regional outfits. BSP and SP were caught at the epicenter of the devastating Modi wave with an unprecedented destruction in terms of polity....
UP election victory was a watershed moment. It not only consolidated BJP’s hold over the Hindi heartland but also raised stakes of an easy 2019 general elections. Once the fort of UP was secured, it was time to set...
Bipolarity of Indian politics has been eroded by a thumping BJP victory in 2014. First time in thirty years, a simple majority was obtained. Nevertheless, a toothless opposition seemed to have come back resoundingly with Delhi and Bihar. However,...
Korean peninsula was divided based on Cold War, it’s after effects are still lingering today. Even if Germany was sub divided into East and West, it perhaps had a Gorbachev luckily to somehow catalyze unification. North Korea is made...
Politics in this country has evolved over the years. New parties entering politics are using activism as a plank. AAP was a by-product of Lok Pal agitation and fighting corruption was purportedly its ideology. Today it stands exposed with...
In my previous article, I covered three states where BJP can make a mark in the form of establishing a much-needed political foundation. In this piece, I enlarge my scope to analyze few more states down south where BJP...
UP election victory was not just about capturing the largest and the most complex state in the country. The win consolidated BJP like never before, and analysts were quick to react, saying 2019 seems like a cake walk. Taking...
UP was shepherded badly into regional politics for the past decade and imbibed casteism and crime. Last few weeks however have witnessed a sea of change. The furor caused by selection of a so called polarizing figure in the...
When Modi fans give their support onto any social media platform, they are unceremoniously touted as trolls and Bhakts. When the anti Modi bandwagon vents its tirade, they assume the identity of intellectual liberals. The country today may be...