The format of the book is simple enough: Each page busts a common notion that members or supporters of the Hindutva right often articulate, and has become, in certain circles, accepted fact.
This Dog Barking takes us through Krishnamurti’s journey, and back again, and even highlights the futility of his endeavours.
Both terrorists and governments are alleged to have used them — in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Syria and Israel
The little transgressions protect a people from the power of big ideologies. Go ahead, get wasted.
Like so many other epics in the Subcontinent, and beyond, Baahubali takes place in and upholds a socio-religious order that serves a particular politics.
The significance of this transition of the cow to a creature both animal and divine, needing protection and veneration, was explored by the sociologist Louis Dumont in his seminal work, Homo Hierarchicus
The idea of RSS and RSS-backed organisations having a history of Ambedkarite sympathies, however, had far from universal appeal.
Between the two lies the anti-Romeo Squad
Both the communists and the Hindu Right saw the dismantling of the Congress as an essential precursor to their own growth and implementation of their grand narrative.
Harry Potter is great, LOTR is legendary. But to navigate the world, children — and the rest of us — also need to read Philip Pullman’s work
Political battle over demonetisation will reveal if the Indian citizen has changed.
The agency has been working in the country for nearly a decade, and as India’s relationship with Israel, so has MASHAV’s engagement in the country.
The expectation for the Japanese is that India could stand up tall as a torch-bearer for internationally accepted norms and rules, says Dr Tomohiko Taniguchi.
For years now, young people have googled and researched his songs and their lyrics and discovered the politics of his art – liberal, egalitarian and pacifist. While Dylan certainly deserves the Nobel prize, its not for literature.
The first debate, in fact, changed nothing. Both candidates played themselves. And that is dangerous for Clinton. The pool of undecided voters isn't that large and her “likeability” has always been under question.
Describing soldiers who died in Uri as martyrs does them a disservice
Did Pakistan always play such a dominant role in how we defined ourselves as a nation? What do we stand for, when we wave our flag and shout slogans on the street?