"I'm an anti-secularist," says Ashis Nandy, renowned sociologist and clinical psychologist. "Indian tolerance is based on faith. Akbar and Ashoka never heard of secularism. One was a Muslim whose Islam was liberal, and the other a Buddhist whose ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
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KOCHI: A few years ago, political psychologist Ashis Nandy, 77, had come to Kochi to do a study on the people. But before he came he was told that there were no serious ethnic or communal violence for the past 3000 years. That is difficult to prove, ...New Indian Express, 1 month ago A unique communal harmony in Kochi The Hindu, 1 month ago Ashis Nandy, N S Madhavan in Kochi Tomorrow New Indian Express, 1 month ago 'Declining Tolerance Among Kochiites a Matter of Concern' New Indian Express, 1 month ago
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Countercurrents.org "Patriotism", Samuel Johnson said nearly 250 years ago, "is the last refuge of a scoundrel". These days in India the adage can be safely applied to nationalism. Ever since BJP ascended the throne of Delhi in May this year, we ...Counter Currents, 1 day ago
The PMO's statement defending Rajnath Singh, is at best unusual. Rarely has the PMO made a statement dissing rumours or otherwise. This is what Ashis Nandy writes on the Modi government. "It is obvious within these two months that in many ways Narendra Modi has a great degree of resemblance with Indira Gandhi. The same style of management of power. The same kind of attempt to reduce a large section of the political leadership into, if not spectators, bureaucrats. His leaders are taking orders ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago 'Modi wants to be Patel, but might end up as Indira' Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
AUG 23 - I am a great admirer of Nepali politicians, who have a long history of struggle and people's mobilisation, and who have fought and established a loktantric system, though not perfected yet. I have always liked whenever people from ...Kathmandu Post, 1 week ago
Years ago, I remember UR Ananthamurthy talking of the sociologist MN Srinivas. He was commenting on his book, The Remembered Village. Srinivas had written it from memory after his notes had been burnt by student demonstrators at Stanford. I remember ...Times of India, 1 week ago U.R. Ananthamurthy - The greatest storyteller The Hindu, 1 week ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- The writer with director Girish Kasaravalli SLIDESHOW TOPICS Kasaravalli's documentary brings to centre stage the writer's role as thinker and cultural critic Though several people attempted to adopt ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
U.R.Ananthamurthy (1932-2014), the Jnanapith Award winning Kannada writer was also a poet, novelist, philosopher, administrator, social activist and a public intellectual. While political psychologist Ashis Nandy once described him as one of the ...Outlook India, 1 week ago
Some weeks ago, on a hot, humid evening, there was a book release in Delhi's Constitution Club, a short walk from Parliament House where the Narendra Modi government was engaged in its first session. Union cabinet minister for micro, small and ...Outlook India, 2 weeks ago
A scene from the partition of Punjab, 1947. Photo: Wikimedia Commons The Making Of Exile | Nandita Bhavnani If factual accuracy is the most important key to unlock the dark room of history, anthropologist and Sindhi historian Nandita Bhavnani 's ...Livemint.com, 2 weeks ago
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