In a recent essay in the Economic and Political Weekly, the political scientist Suhas Palshikar identifies three distinct phases in the career of the Congress party since Independence. The first phase, which ran from 1947 to 1967, saw the party as ... Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
BySuhas Palshikar Shiv Sena has toned down. But other parties have imbibed its extermist tactics The Shiv Sena, which has just entered its 50th year, has always been identified with Marathi regionalism, criticised for ...South Asia Monitor, 1 month ago
I walked into Bioscope with as much excitement as with apprehension. While the new, omnibus film format combining four shorts by four filmmakers of different stripes (a la Bombay Talkies celebrating 100 years of cinema, last year) stirred my ...Sakaal Times, 1 month ago Bioscope: a poetic experience Sakaal Times, 1 month ago
'It is difficult to imagine the BJP becoming the legatee of Ambedkar. Whichever way one looks at it, Ambedkar's thought and Hindu nationalism are not easy to reconcile.' Professor Suhas Palshikar discusses the attempts by the BJP and the Congress to appropriate Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar's legacy. Since April 14, the 124th birth anniversary of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress are competing with each other to announce a series of measures to commemorate his ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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