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Alok Rai

Alok Rai

The writer taught in the department of English, Delhi University.

Unbecoming Gurgaon
Mon, May 02, 2016

‘Gurugram’ is the symptom of a disease which generates a striving to return to some previous perfection.

An ominous operetta
Tue, Feb 16, 2016

The alarming, exponential reach of the ‘anti-national’ can find you out in the most unexpected places.

Class, without consciousness
Sat, Aug 01, 2015

A book on the fabled Allahabad University takes shelter in the romantic distortions of nostalgia when faced with the present.

Reaching For The Guinness
Sat, Jun 20, 2015

The officially declared desire to go for the record must itself be a kind of record.

On the altar of justice
Fri, May 15, 2015

Salman Khan had to be sacrificed so that we can rest easy about the impersonal majesty of the law.

A chuckle in the dark
Sat, Mar 27, 2010

Chinua Achebe looks at the everyday life of colonialism with remarkable good humour....