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.
There was no certain cosiness embedded in the political realignment between RJD and JD (U). It was a mere arrangement of convenience to keep BJP out of Bihar. Such immiscible relations do not survive the test of time. That...
Military build up is all about showing the might to the world. So when a missile is launched or a nuclear device exploded, it's all about grand standing your military might and arsenal in an individualistic capacity. But joint exercises...
Uddhav Thackeray had once mentioned how the Shiv Sena ministers in the state govt are carrying resignation letters in their pockets. It seemed a big joke as those mass resignations never reached the governor but just symbolised as an...
Elections in Bihar had a huge turnaround. BJP had to face one of its first defeats after 2014. This was particularly a blow to Modi-Shah combine who had led BJP to its historic Lok Sabha win in 2014. Nevertheless,...
A video was recently circulated on the social media. It featured Rahul Gandhi tying a scarf over his face. Instead of the forehead, he covered his entire face and this became another centrepiece of ridicule and laugher. His supporters...
Odisha local body elections threw surprising results. Despite BJD winning the polls, they seemed a little worried. BJP were the runners up and the margin of difference in the seats had reduced drastically. BJP has gained a lot of...
There is an uncanny resemblance between Mamata Banerjee and Arvind Kejriwal. The similarities begin with the kind of simple and humble image they both portray and project of themselves. This image building exercise of trying to connect to the...
When BJP grabbed UP, it had restored its dominance in its traditional Hindi heartland. From Rajasthan to Assam barring Bihar, BJP could register itself as a singular pole in Indian politics. Nevertheless, BJP can become a truly pan Indian...
BJP after winning the all-important state of UP made a seemingly controversial choice as the CM. Nevertheless, CM Yogi has been in the news for all the right reasons from taking on the Cheating Mafia to enforcing strict directives...
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...