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

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

“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

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

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

Conversations with Tavleen Singh and Pratap Mehta

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

Article of faith

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


In a time of stress and elections,an evening Adda to reimagine India

The informal,intelligent conversation will be moderated by Shekhar Gupta.

They hold a mirror to our times,Anurag and Dibakar are guests at Adda on Friday night

Kashyap and Banerjee are heralded as the men who are spearheading a cinematic revolution in India.

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

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

Express Adda: Some rights, many wrongs; an assessment of UPA

The UPA government has turned everybody into 'cynics',Mallika Sarabhai said.