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Of heroes and sedition
Bangladesh Daily Star

Nandy tenders unconditional apology over his Guj remarks

critic and psychologist Ashis Nandy has settled a criminal complaint pending over an article written by him in 2008 after tendering an unconditional apology for his distasteful remarks that portrayed Gujarat in bad light. Settling the case before ... New Delhi Pioneer, 1 week ago
Of heroes and sedition Bangladesh Daily Star, 2 months ago

A complete ban (on alcohol) is not usually effective, but it might have other benefits: Ashis Nandy

In Bihar, with the implementation of the Bihar Excise (Amendment) Bill 2016, one can now be jailed for up to seven years for consuming alcohol Nikita Puri April 9, 2016 Last Updated at 20:54 IST In Bihar, with the implementation of the Bihar Excise ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
Times of India

Madhu Kishwar sends legal notice to CSDS over affiliation for her fellowship

NEW DELHI: Social scientist Madhu Kishwar had got into a major fight with Centre for the Studies of Developing Societies (CSDS), her employer till April 30 this year, by sending a legal notice to institute director Sanjay Kumar asking him to give ...
 Times of India1 day ago

The New Face of India is the Anti-Gandhi

In September 2014, at Madison Square Garden in New York, India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, addressed a crowd of nearly 20,000 people. It was a sold-out spectacle worthy of a lush Bollywood production, with dancers warming up the audience and ...
 The New Republic Online1 day ago

Words worth: The newstranger

UNMISTAKABLY, TABISH Khair writes brilliant leaf-layered poetry and wandering novels. And he also writes mischievously from the missionary position on unlicensed, forbidden subjects of Islamic terror, thugs, post-colonial vampires, filming a love ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago Words worth: The new stranger  Financial Express1 week ago

Birdspotting, armed with an app in Bengaluru

From the land of technology comes a birding app that acts as a field guide. . checks out the app at Cubbon Park Im thinking How many birds will I really see in Cubbon Park, using this new birding app Ive downloaded? Meddling with these thoughts, ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
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Will Bihar, Kerala and Tamil Nadu do a U-turn on prohibition?

State after state has imposed an alcohol ban, and has had to retreat, unable to address the financial and administrative fallout.Are we set for more of this cycle, asks Aditi Phadnis. IMAGE: In recent months, governments across India have woken up to the political allure of prohibition. Photograph: Reuters. Published only for representational purposes. Bansi Lal, former chief minister of Haryana, was a spartan and inflexible politician. He formed the Haryana Vikas Party after parting ways from ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

The prohibition dilemma

The issue of prohibition is gaining unexpected momentum. From April 1, the sale of country liquor was stopped in Bihar, as promised by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar before the last Assembly elections in response to strong demands from some women ...
 Business Standard India3 weeks ago
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'Bihar's women feel very strongly about banning alcohol'

'We always like to believe that it's the politicians who impose such bans.''But it's the womenfolk of Bihar who made Nitish Kumar enact the ban, so he was forced to implement it,' says Ashis Nandy.   In Bihar, with the implementation of the Bihar Excise (Amendment) Bill 2016, one can now be jailed for up to seven years for consuming alcohol. And, those found making or selling alcohol could invite the death penalty. As Bihar goes dry, social theorist Ashis Nandy sheds light on prohibition ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Huffington Post

How liberators turn into oppressors

Henning Melber Since coming to political power, the anti-colonial movements of Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa have remained in control of the former settler colonies societies. At best their track record of running the ...
 Daily News South Africa3 weeks ago Why yesterday's liberators turn into today's oppressors. The case of southern African states  Mail & Guardian Africa3 weeks ago OPINION: How liberators turn into oppressors  Eye Witness News3 weeks ago How southern African liberators turn into oppressors  Mail & Guardian Online3 weeks ago
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