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Not surprised as I have faced this situation before, says Nandy

Not surprised as I have faced this situation before, says Nandy

Firstpost editors Sandip Roy and Lakshmi Chaudhry spoke exclusively with author, social psychologist Ashis Nandy, who is under fire for comments made at a Jaipur literary festival panel earlier today. The panel titled Republic of Ideas and its ..., 4 days ago

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Ashis Nandy on future of India: 'A poor man's America, with shrinkage of liberties'

Editor's note: Journalist and writer Ajaz Ashraf recently conducted an expansive and incisive interview of the ever-enthralling, sagacious purveyor of pipe-smoke-wreathed erudition, Asis Nandy, for Outlook Magazine. Firstpost asked Ashraf to carry ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago

Supreme Court Verdict On National Anthem Mandates Hindutva Nationalism

Usual interpretation of the Indian Apex Court verdict on Jana Gana Mana, the National Anthem on 30 November, 2016 as curbing of individual's freedom could hardly fathom the real intention behind the judicial overreach which is meant to serve a ...
 Counter Currents3 days ago
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India's poor are in crisis after the government demonetized some of its currency

Millions of individuals and businesses across India are struggling to cope with the financial chaos unleashed three weeks ago whenPrime Minister Narendra Modi made the shocking announcement: Starting immediately, the country's 500- and 1,000-rupee ...
 Business Insider5 days ago India discontinued 86 percent of its circulated currency — and the poor are in crisis  VICE News6 days ago

Shashi Tharoor strikes back at the British Raj

An Era of Darkness may well be Shashi Tharoor's most important work because it makes a strong argument for sovereignty without shrillness Within weeks of our moving to London from Singapore, I received a note from my son's school, saying that the ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago Here's why Dr Shashi Tharoor wants the British PM to apologize to India  Times of India1 month ago

What Star Trek tells us about reaching out to others

'In the lingo of Star Trek, how willing are we to keep all hailing frequencies open in order to listen more closely and with empathy to whoever we consider the 'other',' asks Rajni Bakshi.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/   'Intolerance in the 23rd century? Improbable! If man survives that long, he will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight.' These words of Gene Roddenberry, creator of Star Trek, formed the centre piece of an exhibit to mark 50 years of the vastly ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Amartya Sen's keynote speech kicks off Jaipur Literature Festival

Jaipur: The seventh edition of the JaipurLiterature Festival, a mega annual gathering of litterateurskicked off here today with a keynote speech by Nobel LaureateAmartya Sen. Directors of the festival, which is expecting around200,000 people to ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago

Secularism is just a facade

Let's give it to the urban elite: We have yet again survived another crisis without having to resort to a much needed debate on democratic norms and institutions. Some houses and temples have again been burned. People have again been victimised.
 Dhaka Tribune3 weeks ago

Donald Trump's win shattered illusion of American democracy, values: Too early to write him off

The reactions exploding across America ever since Donald Trump burst out victoriously as its next President have two key eerie parallels with Narendra Modi's emphatic win in May 2014. Both are remarkably similar, almost like photocopies set in a ...
 Firstpost.com3 weeks ago

'It's about damn time!': How Twitterati celebrated Andy Murray's rise to World No 1

Andy Murray claimed top rank in men's tennis on Saturday in rather anti-climactic fashion, after his opponent Milos Raonic withdrew from their semi-final clash at the Paris Masters. The Briton'srise to the top has been absolutely delightful to ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
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