Dr. Gautam Sen

Dr. Gautam Sen taught international political economy at the London School of Economics and Political Science for over two decades.



Bengal from Bakhtiyar Khilji to Mamata Banerjee

There is a lament among Hindu Bengalis about the decline in Bengal’s intellectual and cultural life and its rapid Islamisation under Mamata Banerjee that merits careful examination. The question posed…


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Socialization, Education and Hindu Identity

One of the absolutely critical issues for human destiny has always been education. The one civilization that raised it to the level of divine attainment is Hindu Dharma though labeling…


Conspiracy against Narendra Modi’s Government?

The outpouring excoriation of the Modi government by the Western media has not paused in the aftermath of the Coronavirus crisis. Indeed, his hard Left and Islamist critics, joined at…


History, geopolitics and the Indian predicament

Bharat may survive the recent events in its capital city and violent turmoil elsewhere in the country as well. Whether Yogi Adityanath’s BJP will survive UP in 2022, and the…


Bringing Bharat to heel

In the decades after Bharat’s independence, Western powers, led by the UK and later increasingly the US, were irritated and disappointed with Nehru’s India. Nehru’s exaggerated view of his world…


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Modi is completing the nation-building process

The unruly demonstrations across Bharat over the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) obscure the profound historic changes unfolding in Bharat. The contemporary socio-political tsunami unleashed…


Why endangered Bharat has few well-wishers abroad

The nationwide outcry over the perfectly reasonable and measured legislative programme pertaining to the NRC and the CAA has revealed starkly what some already know. Bharat has very few friends…


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The Predicament of British Dharmic Communities

Dharmic communities in the UK are under unprecedented attack. The deep-seated racism endemic in British society has found sly new forms to express itself. The apparent racist animus towards Dharmic…


Hating Bharat, not so cordially!

In over fifty years, I can only truly recall only one palpably warm and affirmative article in the British media about Bharat. It was written by a former student of…


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Islamophobia in Britain

Recent discussions about the prevalence of the phenomenon of Islamophobia place most in a quandary. Despite repeated assertions by many that it prevails and requires action to combat, hardly any…