The show and the reality
If negotiations conclude as per the expectations of both the parties, it will not only be against India’s interests but will be a strategic setback to India’s regional aspirations.
Fighting the Hegemony
Engagement with diverse ideas, acceptability of different tactics, and broader unity against the hegemony of fascist ideas are the need of the hour.
Threat of a civil war
Is the preservation and strengthening of democracy an objective for this government, or is democracy just a means to achieve certain political objectives? When a choice exercised by his predecessor is certainly available at the disposal of the Prime Minister, why is it not even tried?
Adieu Vidya Bal! Long Live Wisdom and Action!
A doyen of the feminist movement in Maharashtra, Vidya Bal passed away at the age of 84.
Déjà vu in Mumbai’s Politics
Today, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena is offering an alternative political platform to Shiv Sena’s Hindutva politics. But we need to see how long Raj Thackeray’s new theatrics last, and how much of an impact it will create in the state’s politics.
CAA and NRC: Reading between the lines and the silence of the government
The CAA is certainly good for the 30,000 odd refugees whose citizenship otherwise would get delayed by a few more years. However, it discriminates based on religion, which will destroy the communal fabric of our country.
An open letter to JNU’s teachers, students, and their parents
"All the forces of darkness have been unleashed against you. Yet, you are not only standing your ground, but have become a cause for the country to rally around."
Two steps forward, one step back
On the outset, the ministry’s expansion seems to be successful, not only in striking a social and regional balance, but also in terms of posing a challenge to the BJP’s socio-organizational dominance.
The unending year
The New Year will be decisive to determine the future of the constitution, of India, and millions of Indians.