Shantanu Guha Ray

Hindutva: India’s new state of mind

Mar 31 2019

Ashutosh in his latest book 'Hindu Rashtra' fears that the Hindutva brand of new nationalism supports Golwalkar’s idea of Muslims as the internal enemy and belief that those who support them are anti-nationals.

Do you know who is Shrikant Mohta?

Jan 28 2019

Kolkata is in a state of shock, the rebellious city lies like a prostrate, disemboweled Gulliver. There’s a deadly silence in the city where dailies and news channels are currently debating a soccer derby between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, not Mohta. Why? Wasn't he the biggest influencer of West Bengal’s fledgling film industry?

Modi Offers Dinner, Hoping To See Ground Reality

Dec 21 2018

Dinner Pe Charcha has been planned on the lines of Modi’s other popular outreach programmes started just ahead of the 2014 general elections known as ‘Chai Pe Charcha’ and ‘Lunch Pe Charcha’ in which Modi carried his lunch in a tiffin box to address public rallies.

Kolkata Lives With Both Past And Present

Nov 06 2018

But the other slogan, There is life in Calcutta, stuck around. No one actually knew what it meant, but everyone happily went along.

Dubai diamond traders lay bare Mehul Choksi's fraud

Jul 04 2018

Top officials of the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre have nailed Mehul Choksi by disclosing the fugitive diamond merchant’s dubious dealings across Asia.

Are IPL viewership numbers worrying Star?

May 15 2018

The world’s richest IPL has seen a strange drop in viewership, especially in the vast Hindi belt that is considered one of the biggest triggers for television viewership.

Passenger fee hike feared at Delhi Airport as CISF dues mount

May 11 2018

Delayed payment by GMR-led DIAL, the Delhi airport operator, to the CISF guards could eventually lead to passengers paying more to fly out of the Indian Capital.

GSK Consumer Board Meets On Sale Of Horlicks In India

May 11 2018

A board meeting of GlaxosmithKline Consumer Healthcare at Gurgaon is scheduled today to discuss plans to sell one of its most iconic brands, Horlicks.