Badri Raina

The writer taught at the Delhi University

Only sound and fury
Fri, Oct 13, 2017

Those who object to court ban on bursting crackers make a poor case

On the pursuit of greatness
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

The old adage reads : “some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them.”

Do we need a parliament?
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

PM Modi’s style of engagment undermines the relevance of legislative oversight.

Who owns the nation?
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

The questioning of institutions must be kept alive in a democratic order.

CP(I)M’s Central Committee restores perspective on fighting Fascist forces
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

The latest clarifications from the Party’s Central Committee restore important perspectives and hopefully provide the clarities needed to mount a united resistance to proto-fascist forces and tendencies.

Standstill In The Valley
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

Both separatists and the Centre have a lot to answer for.

India must acknowledge it has committed perfidies of mistrust and betrayal with Kashmiris
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

What the Indian State has failed to demonstrate thus far is that the people of Kashmir are as integral to its affections and concerns as the land in which they live.

Pursuit of irrelevance
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

The insistence on ideological purity could prove fatal for India’s Left