Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

Christophe Jaffrelot


Remembering Paul Brass: A scholar of identity politics and violence in Northern India

June 04, 2022 9:14 am

Christophe Jaffrelot writes: Over six decades, the American scholar wrote on a range of topics -- from farmers' movements in Western UP and a three-volume biography of Charan Singh to theorising about Hindu-Muslim faultlines and riots

Ahimsa 2.0: Subcontinent is witnessing revival of non-violent movements, to protect constitutional values

December 28, 2019 4:06 pm

The first challenge that a non-violent protest faces, always, is to remain non-violent in the face of repression and activities of agents provocateurs.

Under the rule of the army

August 22, 2015 12:00 am

Pakistan government’s room for manoeuvre is clearly limited by the irresistible rise of the army.

Book Review - The Pakistan Paradox: Instability and Resilience

June 13, 2015 12:00 am

Christophe Jaffrelot rises to the challenge with aplomb. With erudition and energy, he presents a historical and political sociology of Pakistan, from the end of the rebellion of 1857 to the aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Parivar and the City

February 10, 2014 11:30 am

The personalisation of the BJP’s election campaign today does not stem only from the presidentialisation of the Indian polity.

The politics of Manmohanomics

January 14, 2014 4:56 am

The middle class that has benefited the most is also Singh’s biggest critic.

Sardar and the swayamsevaks

December 07, 2013 2:04 am

Patel appreciated some RSS attributes. But he was not in favour of letting the organisation penetrate the state apparatus.

Silence speaks more

November 07, 2013 12:22 am

Modi attempts a new tone towards Muslims. But facts from Gujarat tell another story.

Intellectuals pay rich tribute to Ambedkar at Columbia University

March 12, 2014 5:55 pm

Ambedkar received an M.A. in 1915 and a Ph.D. in 1927 from the Ivy League University.

Tortured ties

October 22, 2013 5:42 am

When Sharif meets Obama,the issue of drone strikes will be on his mind.