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Threats to cultural diversity: Ashis Nandy at Sahitya lecture

Noted critic and social theorist Ashis Nandy today enumerated on the six sources which pose a threat to the country's cultural diversity. Delivering the 28th edition of the Samvatsar Lecture of Sahitya Akademi here, he said, "The attack on cultural ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

Is PM Modi doing an Indira Gandhi? Najeeb Jung is a front for PM's proxy war with Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's bruising political battle in the city-state of Delhi is in reality as much with PM Narendra Modi as it is with Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung. On the chessboard of Delhi's politics Jung seems merely a pawn ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago Modi doing an Indira Gandhi? Jung is a front for PM's proxy war with Kejriwal  Firstpost.com2 days ago Modi doing an Indira Gandhi?  MSN News US2 days ago Doing an Indira Gandhi? Jung is a front for Modi's proxy war with Kejriwal  Firstpost.com2 days ago

The Duality of Narendra Modi

The complicated interplay between Modi'sface and the mask essentially represents a contest between power and ideology PTI Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi, political psychologist Ashis Nandy once said: when you wear a mask for too ...
 DNA India4 days ago

Why Ram and Sita are still hot properties

Indians remain deeply religious, ritualistic, and follow many customs and beliefs that come with pagan worship, says Sameer Nair, head of Balaji Telefilms. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint Nothing sells like religion. Even on the idiot box, religious ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Know thy enemy

How does dialogue and engagement start? I ask this question without any specific context. I shall come to that later. But still, generally, how does dialogue start? Honest dialogue and engagement assumes at least one thing. The pre-engagement ...
 Dhaka Tribune2 weeks ago

Book Review: Third Man

On the cricket field, the position third man is rarely glamorous or conspicuous. At the same time, it remains an inevitable and necessary presence; few cricket matches can be glimpsed without a player patrolling the area diagonally behind the ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

War of the wards

Ward 1 Areas: Siliguri Junction, Diesel Colony, Ambedkar Colony Voters: 9,211 2009: Congress's Sanjay Pathak defeated Dilip Royof the RSP Lok Sabha 2014: BJP led 2015: Trinamul's Lalpari Rauth (Mahato) is pitted against the Left's Rinku ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Is India's Aam Admi Party no place for intellectuals?

From the section India Mr Yadav (left) and Mr Bhushan (right) were founder members of the party Vaclav Havel, the Czech Republic's first president after the Velvet Revolution against communist rule, once said that politics needs more ...
 BBC1 month ago
The Week


An NRI woman from the US who recently came to Delhi said, I notice Indian males of all ages raising their arms, volleying imaginary balls at an imaginary player as they are walking down the corridor. Or they wield imaginary bats and hit imaginary ...
 The Week1 month ago

For St Stephens principal Valson Thampu, it's time to take his own advice to Hindu Right

St Stephen's College principal Valson Thampu is best advised to take his own advice, or rather criticism. A man who recently warned against the arrogance and overreach of the Hindu Right appears now to have fallen prey to these very same vices. ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago For St Stephen's principal Valson Thampu, it's time to take his own advice to Hindu Right  Firstpost.com1 month ago
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