Aakash Joshi

aakash.joshi@expressindia.com

Articles By Aakash Joshi

Forwarded as Received: Wait and Watch

In which WhatsApp Uncle tells the young ’uns a thing or two about ‘freedom of expression’.

Forwarded as Received: The Final Countdown

This chunaav season, the real agni pariksha is not just for the incumbent party, but also for the janta janardan — the voters.

View From The Neighbourhood

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent. Curated by Aakash Joshi.

Forwarded as Received: Striking When the Iron is Hot

WhatsApp Uncle rises above petty politics and stands by Bharat mata and Bharat sarkar in fighting enemy nation.

View From The Neighbourhood: Paradigm shift

Muhammad Amir Rana, a security analyst, argues that both India and Pakistan need eschew rhetoric and move from a discourse of warfare to one of “strategic realism”:

Forwarded as Received: Crazy Kind of Love

What Valentine’s Day? Love the national way, like our very own Kamadeva, says WhatsApp Uncle.

View From The Neighbourhood: Petulant diplomacy

This “narrow communal approach” though, will not help the cause of peace in the Subcontinent, according to the editorial. After the elections, it hopes, a government that can further peace will come to office in New Delhi.

Forwarded as Received: The Season of Ingratitude

When your own people fail you, what can you do, asks WhatsApp Uncle.

View From The Neighbourhood: Pak policy 101

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

Forwarded as received: Who Moved My Seat?

Finally, ‘merit’ has found a friend in aarakshan. But why then is WhatsApp Uncle unhappy?

View From The Neighbourhood: Bollywood, Pakistan

"Pakistan-bashing still continues to sell when nothing else does” in India, writes an Islamabad-based TV journalist in The Express Tribune.

Anwar Ibrahim in India on 5-day visit: ‘India must make itself heard on issues like Rohingya crisis’

Malaysia’s PM-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim says fear of Kashmir issue being raked up should not stop Delhi from speaking out

View from the neighbourhood

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

Forwarded as Received: Who Let the Cows Out?

This must truly be a new year. Because WhatsApp Uncle seems to be in the mood to ask some tough questions of new India.

There was a sense that the Emergency was a loss of manhood: Gyan Prakash

Historian Gyan Prakash on why he wrote a book on 1975, and the constitutional crisis that led to it.

View from the neighbourhood

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

A life of unfulfilled dreams is not all bad

A life of unfulfilled dreams is the lot for most of us. And while the regrets remain, it’s not all bad.

Forwarded as Received: Who Spilled My Milk?

In which WhatsApp Uncle bemoans the dilution of the first true ‘Make in India’ project.

Statues As Selfies

Today, a politician is also a product. Can brand equity override ideological moorings?

View From The Neighbourhood: No violence

A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.

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