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A tale of fortunate encounters

Ashis Nandy. PHOTO: BHAGYA PRAKASH K Ashis Nandy Ashis Nandy Ashis Nandy and Ananthamurthy releasing the English translation of Subbanna's writings My friendship with some of the thinkers-writers of Karnataka has enriched my intellectual ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

Sordid tales of those dark days

The Emergency had few great chroniclers. One can think of Kuldip Nayar, Romesh Thapar, Ashis Nandy and the indomitable Arun Shourie, but even these passionate narratives fade before the sheer detail and ethnographic intensity of the Shah Commission ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Hindustan Times

The politics of an assassination: Who killed Gandhi and why?

On January 30, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi fell to his assassin Nathuram Vinayak Godse's bullets during an evening prayer ceremony at Birla House in Delhi. Perched atop a gate of Birla House, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru announced to the world the light ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Indian Express

What Our Anthems Say

National anthems are often sung out of habit, rather than with thought or reflection. A recent controversy over whom the Indian national anthem was written for has obscured something more vital: India's anthem, like those of its neighbours, is a ...
 Indian Express1 week ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Unworthy challenger

I spent the last week of July in New Delhi, my first extended trip to that city since the general elections of 2014. It was a year and two months since the Modi government had come to power, and signs of disenchantment had set in. Scholars, ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago

Of men, women and relationship conundrums

Comment · print · T T T+· T- On my way from Delhi to Kolkata recently, I found myself with a senior railway official as my co-passenger in the cabin. From the very beginning it was clear he was a Very Important Person, as attendants in ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Happiness is a choice

You are on your usual morning walk. At one end of the park, the tender coconut vendor is already attracting a few ‘walk-in’ customers. Not far from his cart is a temporary plastic booth manned by two ‘executives’ — look ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

More than one life

Why not live more than one life? And through writers who lead us to the language-experiences of which we know so little? My characters are not great thinkers or rebels. They belong to the land. Imayam, Tamil writer India is not non-West. It is ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

"All post-90 governments have failed"

Akeel Bilgrami is Sidney Morgenbesser Chair in Philosophy; Professor, Committee on Global Thought, and Director, South Asian Institute at Columbia University in New York. Born and brought up in Mumbai, Prof Bilgrami is a philosopher of mind and ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Ramachandra Guha receives Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize

New Delhi, Jul 24 (PTI) Historian Ramachandra Guha has been awarded with the Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize in the academic category. The Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize, established in 1990 by the Japanese city of Fukuoaka, recognises outstanding ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago
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