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Secularism is an inaccessible concept

"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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New Indian Express

Kochi is full of multiple communities

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 Express1 month ago A unique communal harmony in Kochi  The Hindu1 month ago Ashis Nandy, N S Madhavan in Kochi Tomorrow  New Indian Express1 month ago 'Declining Tolerance Among Kochiites a Matter of Concern'  New Indian Express1 month ago

The Hindutva Hypocrisy "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 Currents1 day ago

Modi wants to be Patel, but may end up being Indira

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.com5 days ago 'Modi wants to be Patel, but might end up as Indira'  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
Kathmandu Post

Of politicians and generals

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 Post1 week ago

UR Ananthamurthy: Storyteller, Sociologist, sage

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 India1 week ago U.R. Ananthamurthy - The greatest storyteller  The Hindu1 week ago

His persona, on stage and on screen

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 Hindu1 week ago
Outlook India

'A Personal Journey With URA'

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 India1 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 India2 weeks ago

Finding their feet

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.com2 weeks ago
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