Ajit Datta

Close follower of politics. Likes Indian authors, 60s music, courtroom drama, gymming and philosophy.
I have often been labeled a ‘Bhakt’, and I have never objected. I am a Hindu. I am a nationalist. And there are tens of millions of people like me, with the same attributes, across the country. And yesterday,...
Leftist publication 'The Wire' has emerged over the last few months as the primary platform that peddles anti-BJP propaganda. Its agenda-driven stories have been routinely exposed. One of its reports about BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah landed...
In a major embarrassment for Pakistan, the country’s prime minister was frisked like any other commoner at the JFK airport in New York. The incident took place last week, although it has only emerged now. Footage of the incident...
Social activist Anna Hazare, the figurehead of the erstwhile India Against Corruption movement, has resumed his agitation once again. In the run-up to the agitation, he had said that the Modi government has displayed no seriousness in fighting corruption and...
Cambridge Analytica's role in president Trump’s election campaign is well-known. It was believed until now that the company successfully manipulated social media users into voting for Donald Trump in the American presidential elections of 2016, by scrutinizing their behavior...
It was a lazy Saturday afternoon. 18th of March 2017. The new cabinet of Uttar Pradesh would be sworn in the next day, following the BJP’s thumping election victory. Political observers waited for the party to announce that India’s...
Between elections, the level of paranoia among a section of BJP supporters is quite amusing. Staunch as they are in their support for the party, they remain skeptical about the 2019 general elections, they get easily worried whenever the...
Two interesting stories emerged from China on Sunday. One, which was largely ignored, was about how the country had overtaken the United States in startup funding for artificial intelligence. The other, which generated considerable buzz internationally, was about how...
Despite the Indian government’s official denials about snubbing Justin Trudeau on his visit to India, a clear message has been sent out. The darling of the liberal world was received by a junior minister in a country where the...
Actor Kamal Haasan joined the ranks of several superstars of the Tamil film fraternity who made a foray into the political arena. Kamal made his political ambitions public many months ago, and today, he announced the name of his...
Justin Trudeau is a mascot of everything that is wrong with the world today. From being at the forefront of encouraging every degeneracy to welcoming radicalism into his homeland, from cheap gimmicks of tokenism to attempts at creating a...
Beating twenty-two years of incumbency is no mean feat. Moreover, an increased vote-share of 49% in one of the most closely-fought elections in recent history, is a positive sign for any political party. The Modi-Shah duo have retained their...