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Pratap Bhanu Mehta


Liberalism also faces challenge of populism today, says Pratap Bhanu Mehta

July 09, 2019 3:55 am

Delivering a speech on 'The End of Liberalism', Mehta pointed out that Russian President Vladimir Putin had last week announced the death of liberalism.

PB Mehta at Express Adda: Liberal, secular seen as bad words, even Opposition shies

April 27, 2019 8:53 am

“There’s is no expectation of a visionary alternative, alternative Opposition or a return to basic constitutional principles. There’s no promise of achhe din as compared to the 2014 election,” he said.

Scholar Pratap Bhanu Mehta is new Ashoka University V-C

May 05, 2017 1:34 am

Mehta was in the news last year when he resigned from the Executive Council of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library after former bureaucrat Shakti Sinha’s name was shortlisted for the director’s post.

Independence ennui

August 15, 2015 12:00 am

Instead of matching idea with idea, leadership with leadership, political adversaries match sin for sin.

Conversations with Tavleen Singh and Pratap Mehta

July 19, 2015 8:50 am

The pervasive elitism of higher education institutions has to be challenged. But their further decimation must also be resisted.

Article of faith

January 31, 2015 12:00 am

Secularism is buffeted by domestic political dynamics as well as global currents.

Bipan Chandra: The man whose view of Modern India is inescapable

September 02, 2014 2:57 pm

For him, past was a moral drama in more black-white than 50 shades of grey, says Pratap Bhanu Mehta.

Suresh Prabhu to head panel to review gas price

July 24, 2014 1:00 am

Rangarajan’s formula would have more than doubled gas price to around $8.8 per million British thermal unit.

Fascism, in other words

April 15, 2014 11:36 pm

Let’s not carp about terms. We’re talking of certain styles of leadership and the strategic use of identity politics for purposes of power.

Overcoming cynicism

January 09, 2014 9:52 pm

A new democratic experimentalism is in the air.