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, 1 month 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
TV and I (Pages 27-28) Rajdeep Sardesai and some other TV anchors believe print editors are jealous of TV anchors since print publications can never dream of reaching the numbers television does. Vinod Mehta relaxes at home with his pet dog, ...Mid Day, 51 minutes ago
By: Chandan Gowda Last week, I found myself flipping through the back issues of The Illustrated Weekly of India from the 1980s. I had grown up with the Weekly and seen its rise and decline under the editorship of Pritish Nandy. My father had got ...Bangalore Mirror, 4 days 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, 1 week 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, 2 weeks 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, 2 weeks 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, 3 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, 3 weeks ago Knowledge factory: The Making of Exile DAWN Group, 3 weeks ago When they had nowhere to go The Hindu, 1 month ago A journey of self-exploration New Delhi Pioneer, 2 months 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, 1 month ago
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