NEW DELHI: Renowned social scientist Ashis Nandy on Monday tendered unconditional apology in the Supreme Court nearly two years after stoking a controversy and facing a string of criminal cases with his remark that corruption was on the rise among ... Times of India, 3 weeks ago
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India's most famous psychologist looks on the bright side about Sikhs, Muslims, Hindus—and even the Chinese
Ashis Nandy, one of India's most prominent intellectuals, was in the US last week. When I heard he was visiting Hofstra University to speak at a conference on the 30thanniversary of the massacres of Sikhs in India,I invited him to take a train up to ...Quartz, 1 month ago
An elderly Westernized woman who worked closely with Lady Mountbatten in Delhi told me once how horrified both women were during a boat ride with Jawaharlal Nehru when he leant over the side and, scooping up a handful of water, splashed it on his ...Calcutta Telegraph, 16 hours ago
A History of Modern India provides an interpretive and comprehensive account of the history of India between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries, a crucial epoch characterized by colonialism, nationalism and the emergence of the independent ...Millennium Post, 1 week ago
Rizwan Kadri runs an architecture firm with three partners, all Hindus, in India's western city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state. Son of a revenue official, he grew up in mixed neighbourhoods. In 2002, massive anti-Muslim riots sparked by the ...BBC, 1 week ago
'Yes, it may have been offensive to some, but an expression of regret is all that's called for. No lasting harm has been done, and people should put it behind them, and move on,' says Rajeev Srinivasan, defending Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti who made abusive remarks in Delhi last week. The worldwide condemnation of the atrocities in Ferguson, Missouri, in the US, where a black teenager was shot to death by a trigger-happy white policeman, who was then exonerated by a jury of his peers, has begun to ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Gateway House Mumbai, a foreign policy think tank, invited me in July 2014 to a brainstorming session on Indo-Pak trade. On my right sat an elegant, smiling lady in a resplendent blue sari. Nandita Bhavnani is a chartered accountant, lawyer and ...DAWN Group, 2 weeks ago Knowledge factory: The Making of Exile DAWN Group, 2 weeks ago When they had nowhere to go The Hindu, 1 month ago A journey of self-exploration New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
Why have the Brahmins not produced a Voltaire?.... A Voltaire among the Brahmins would be a positive danger to the maintenance of a civilisation which is contrived to maintain Brahminic supremacy. —B.R. Ambedkar, 1948 On November 9, 2014, ...Outlook India, 4 weeks ago
In Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake, the protagonist Gogol Ganguli is struck by the difference between the marriages of his parents and that of his American girlfriend. In all his life, he has never witnessed a single moment of physical affection ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
A man riding a motorcycle without a helmet allegedly kicked and punched two Calcutta police sub-inspectors and a constable when they stopped him and asked for his papers during a routine check in Kasba. Arindam Panda, a sub-inspector at Kasba ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
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